District 7 incumbent Mark Johnson was re-elected to represent Tribal members in the northern portions of California, Nevada and Utah. A descendant of the Vieux and Johnson families, Johnson has served the Tribal legislature since he was elected in 2010. Johnson received 91 votes while his opponent, Browning Neddeau, received 59.
Johnson has more than 38 years of service as a California firefighter and serves as the Unit Chief for the Fresno-Kings Unit of the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection. In this day-to-day job, Johnson manages the operations of more than 20 firehouses and their staff from his headquarters in Fresno County.
Tribal members also voted on the annual budget, with 1,372 voting in favor of approval and 77 voting against. Vice-Chairman Linda Capps, Secretary/Treasurer D. Wayne Trousdale, District 5 Legislator Gene Lambert, District 6 Legislator Rande Payne and District 8 Legislator Dave Carney ran unopposed.