Osage Nation Editorial Board
January 29, 2013

Shown in Photo (L-R): Jerri Jean Branstetter, Osage Nation Chief Trial Court Judge, the Honorable Marvin Stepson, and Lu King.
On Jan. 17 at the Osage Nation's judicial chambers, the Honorable Marvin Stepson administered oaths of office to Jerri Jean Branstetter and Lu King as new board members of the Osage Nation Editorial Board. The Osage Nation Congress appointed Ms. Branstetter to the Editorial Board. Ms. King was appointed by Osage Nation Principal Chief John D. Red Eagle.  
There is one more seat open on the Board, which will be chosen by Ms. Branstetter and Ms. King. The Osage Nation Congress must review these Board appointments and vote to confirm them by the end of the next regular session of the Osage Congress, which is scheduled to begin on March 25. Ms. Branstetter is a former Osage Congresswoman, who finished a six-year term in Congress on July 4, 2012. Ms. King is the former owner of the Shidler Review newspaper and is currently the Pawhuska Public Library's Director.