All tribal members are encouraged to participate in the governing process by attending the Tribe's General Council meetings, which are held the fourth Monday of each month, and the Business meetings, which are held the first and third Thursday of each month.
The Tribe's monthly General Council meetings and the Business meetings are held in the Training Center, beginning at 6:00 pm.
Tribal Council elections are held annually. In accordance with the Constitution and Election Ordinance of the Picayune Rancheria of the Chukchansi Indians, an election committee has direct responsibility for the management of the election process.
Any tribal member 18 years or older, in good standing, and who has attended at least eight tribal council meetings is eligible to run for Tribal Council.