The TERO Director shall have the authority to carry out the day-to-day operations of the TERO Office, to enforce this Act, and to employ and supervise staff of the TERO Office and such other authority as is convenient or necessary to the efficient administration of this Act.
In addition, the TERO Director shall have the following powers and duties:
(A) To establish procedures, forms and internal policies necessary to carry out the purposes of this Act;
(B) To maintain a current list of certified Indian-owned businesses;
(C) To coordinate training and mentorship programs for Tribal members, Indians, and certified businesses;
(D) To hire staff;
(E) To secure and obligate funding from the Tribal Council and all other sources as necessary to carry out the duties of the TERO Director;
(F) To maintain a Tribal Skills Bank;
(G) To investigate complaints alleging violations of this Act;
(H) To make recommendations to the TERO Commission regarding issuance of orders and assessments of penalties to remedy violations of this Act, and to represent the TERO Office at hearings and appeals before the TERO Commission, any court or other adjudicatory body, and any proceedings before the Tribal Council; and
(I) To ensure that the TERO fee is assessed and recovered on applicable contracts.