Tribal Council Treasurer Jaytuk Steinruck is the son of Sheryl and Don Steinruck. Prior to being elected to the Tribal Council Jaytuk worked in the field of residential and commercial construction for fifteen years and worked in the Nation’s Natural Resources Marine Program for seven years. His work combines Tolowa traditional knowledge and modern science surrounding Tolowa resources.
Jaytuk serves on the Nation’s Culture Committee, Natural Resources and Harvesting Committee, Rowdy Creek Fish Hatchery Board of Directors, the Tribal Marine Stewards Network, North Coast Resource Partnership Peer Review Panel, and the Del Norte County Fish and Game Advisory Commission.
Jaytuk also serves in a variety of roles in local youth organizations and sports. Jaytuk brings the following approaches to his role as one of the Nation’s leaders: approachability, active listening, the ability to work efficiently with others, and advocacy for the maintenance and protection of tribal natural and cultural resources.