Dividend Distribution Information

by Mescalero Apache Tribe | June 21, 2022 3:00 pm

For June 28th, 2022: $200 per tribal member

Checks will be distributed on the following schedule:

Tuesday, June 28th, 2022

Mescalero Community Center – Gymnasium

9:00 am – 5:00 pm 

Wednesday, June 29th, 2022

Mescalero Community Center

9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Checks will be distributed July 1, 4, 2022 at the

Ceremonial Grounds Administration Office

from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Deductions up to 50% of this dividend will be taken for child support in arrears.

Check mailing information:

  • Checks will be mailed on Friday, July 8, 2022 at 2:00 pm
  • Checks will be mailed to out-of-town residents only
    • if you reside in Mescalero, Ruidoso, Tularosa or Alamogordo (locals) and would like your check mailed, please notify the Finance Department no later than Thursday, July 7th, 2022 by 4:00 pm
  • If you are an out-of-town resident and do not want your check mailed, please notify the Administrative front desk receptionists no later than Thursday, July 7th by 4:00 pm
  • All address changes will need to be made with Crystal Lester as soon as possible
  • Once the checks are placed in the mail, they become property of the US Postal service- we cannot go back and request for a check to be pulled or recovered

Returned checks:

  • All returned checks will go directly to Tribal Finance
    • Please call Crystal Lester with any address changes
  • Tribal Finance will then contact Crystal Lester for an updated address
    • If an updated address is not received, the check will remain in Tribal Finance until a new address has been received
  • Once Tribal Finance receives the updated address, the check will be mailed out the next business day

Lost/stolen checks:

  • If you lose a check or it is stolen, you will need to notify the Tribal Finance Department
  • A request to place a stop payment will need to be completed. There is a $35 stop payment fee
  • The stop payment takes approximately 3 business days
    • Once the stop payment has been approved, it will be re-issued the Friday after

Things to remember:

  • Notes are accepted only with the approval of the President, Vice-President or designee.
  • Please have an ID available, as the individuals distributing dividend may not know you, and will need to verify your identity
  • If you are under the influence, your check will not be distributed to you
  • Early check releases are not allowed

Thank you in advance for your cooperation and understanding.

Source URL: https://mescaleroapachetribe.com/16808/dividend-distribution-information-2/