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Clan: Wind
Tribal Town: Koweta
Ceremonial Ground: Tvlahasse Wvkokaye
Family: Married to Carol (Tustison) Floyd for 36 years; Children: son, Jacob, daughter, Erin, son-in-law, Lloyd

Eufaula High School Graduate (1970),
Oklahoma State University, AS Civil Technology,
Northeastern State University, BS Health Care Administration,
Portland State University, MPA/MHA

Muscogee (Creek) Nation:
Environmental Health Specialist,Supervisor 1978-1979,
Health Services Administration Manager 1979-1980,
Health Services Administration Director 1982-1983,

Community Services 1983-1986,
U.S.P.H.S. Indian Health Service, Portland OR;
Health System Specialist, 1986-1989;
Associate Director, 1989-1992; Area Director, 1992-1997

U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs:
Medical Center Director; Salt Lake City, UT, 1997-2008;
Network Director, VA heartland Network, Kansas City, MO 2008-2012; Director, VA Eastern Oklahoma Health Care System, Muskogee, OK 2012-2015

Certification: Fellow, American College of Health Care Executives since 2007


Muscogee Creek Nation
Attn: James Floyd, Principal Chief
PO Box 580
Okmulgee, OK 74447
(918) 732-7601


Clan: Fuswvlke (Bird)
Tribal Town : Atvse (inactive)/Arbeka (active)
Church: Silver Springs Indian Baptist Church
Place of Birth: Eram, Oklahoma
Home: Okmulgee, OK
Family: Father Houston Hicks (WWII veteran), Mother Eliza (Freeman) Hicks, Married to Mrs. Gloria Hicks for 40 years
Father of seven children, and grandfather to 16 grandchildren

Rose State College, AS in Elementary Education 1977,
Northeastern State University (BS) Elementary Education 1979,
Northeastern State University Master of Science in Education—School Administration 1992

Enlisted – 1969
Served in Vietnam with the 134th Assault Helicopter Company, 1st Aviation Brigade
Door Gunner/Crew Chief on UH1H Huey Helicopter
Awarded – Air Crewman Badge, Air Medal (14 times), Army Commendation Medal
All Indian Rodeo Association of Oklahoma
Oklahoma School Board Association
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 539
American Legion Post 213

Hicks worked for the Muscogee (Creek) Nation from 2007 to December 2011 as the Director of the Human Development Department. He supervised seven major programs: Muscogee Language Program, Higher Education, Johnson O’Malley, Head Start, Eufaula Dorms, Reintegration and Employment and Training.


Muscogee Creek Nation
Attn: Louis Hicks, Second Chief
PO Box 580
Okmulgee, OK 74447
(918) 732-7612


Kathy Guthrie

Acting Controller

Neenah Tiger

Secretary of Community & Human Services


Tribal Administrator


Tax Commissioner

Ken Davis

Veteran’s Affairs

Kevin Dellinger

Attorney General

Jesse Allen

Secretary of Interior Affairs

Shawn Terry

Secretary of Health

Robert Hawkins, Jr.

Lighthorse Police Chief

Elijah W. McIntosh 

Secretary of the Nation and Commerce

Samuel Whitlow

Secretary of Housing

Greg Anderson

Secretary of Education, Employment & Training


Gaming Commissioner

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