Board Member Oscar Schuyler
Oscar S. Schuyler, a proud member of the Oneida Nation of Wisconsin, is an experienced gaming regulator with a solid background of over two decades working in tribal gaming regulation, gaming equipment/software operation and testing, back of the house systems, and surveillance. He has served as an officer for both national and state tribal gaming regulatory organizations, served as a consultant providing training for casino employees, has participated as a speaker for NIGA certification trainings, and developed and presented curricula for college-level casino gaming courses.
Mr. Schuyler began his career in gaming in 1992 working as a surveillance officer for the Oneida Nation. In 1994 he was promoted to the position of Surveillance Director. While in this position, Mr. Schuyler was instrumental in developing, implementing, and overseeing the training program for new Surveillance associates. In 2002, Mr. Schuyler was elected as a Gaming Commissioner for the Oneida Nation Gaming Commission where he served until 2010, holding the positions of Commissioner, Vice-Chairman, and Chairman for the Commission.
In 2009, Mr. Schuyler was elected to serve a two-year term as the Vice Chairman for the National Tribal Gaming Commissioners/Regulators (NTGC/R). This national tribal gaming regulatory organization is comprised of an extensive membership of gaming commissions for gaming tribes across the United States. Mr. Schuyler also served several years as the NTGC/R Midwest Delegate. In this capacity, Mr. Schuyler presented issues and concerns of the Midwest Tribes at NTGC/R meetings.
In addition to his activity with the NTGC/R, Mr. Schuyler served as the Chairman of the Wisconsin Indian Gaming Intelligence Association. This organization, comprised of the 11 Wisconsin Tribes, meets throughout the year for training and networking, and to discuss issues affecting Indian gaming.
Mr. Schulyer was appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors for EagleIntel, (what is now known as the Tribal Gaming Protection Network) of the Indian Gaming National Intelligence Network, launched by the National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA). He was also one of four founding/managing partners of International Casino Surveillance Network, located in Reno, Nevada.
Mr. Schuyler has served as an adjunct instructor with Northeast Wisconsin Technical College where he helped develop the curriculum for a Native American Gaming Associate Degree program. He also facilitated surveillance classes for the Gaming Management Series offered by the University of Nevada/Reno. Mr. Schuyler has served as an instructor for NIGA certification classes and has presented at numerous conferences in Indian Country speaking on surveillance and regulatory topics.
Mr. Schuyler currently represents the Morongo Band of Mission Indians as its Executive Director of the Morongo Gaming Agency and resides in Palm Springs, California. Oscar can be reached at 951-675-7730, or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.