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TCSA Spring Newsletter - The Latest News & Events!

May 8, 2019

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NEWSLETTER Spring 2019

May 15-16, 2019 TCSA Meeting!

"Security & Safety, Risk Management"
Legends Casino Hotel

Attendees will learn what it takes to keep our sites and employees safe, theft in the workplace - how to detect and prevent, surveillance system, robbery deterrence, panhandlers and more!

Click here to add this to your calendar.

Click here for the agenda!

Benchmarking Study Results with Jonathan Taylor is Wednesday, May 15th from 2:00 - 3:00pm. Open to study participants only. Columbia Room.

Vendor Supplier Roundtable with the Board of Directors is Wednesday, May 15th from 3:00 - 4:00pm. Open to all current vendor suppliers. Klickitat Room.

Networking Mixer is Wednesday, May 15th from 5:00 - 7:00pm. All attendees are invited to the Legends Casino Hotel for hors d' oeuvres and fun networking!

Location & Accommodations
Legends Casino Hotel - 580 Fort Road Toppenish, WA 98948. Directions.
The discounted rate of $89+tax ($95.23) per night. Reference our group code of 1884 or our Tribal Convenience Store Association for your discounted rate. 

Hosted by the Yakama Nation!

|TCSA Members - FREE  
Tribes attending for their 1st time receive up to 4 FREE attendees!


Tribal Non-Members of TCSA & Guests - $100/pp

Click here to Register to attend today!

Questions? Contact our Executive Director at Toll Free 1-877-460-5880 or by email.

TCSA Employee of the Year Awards!

The Tribal Convenience Store Association Employee of the Year Award recognizes 3 employees annually at our Annual September membership meeting for their exceptional performance, productivity, customer service and other initiatives.

Who Can Nominate?
All TCSA members are eligible to make nominations, which will be evaluated by a committee.

Who is Eligible?
All full-time and part-time employees of a TCSA member.

The individual displays leadership within their organization, commitment to a good job, loyalty to their customers and employer and superior customer service. This individual also contributes to the community outside their place of employment.

Three winners will be chosen. Each winner will receive $500, recognition plaque and blanket. 

Nomination Form 
Click here to complete the nomination form.

Submit your completed nomination form to our Executive Director.
Nominations must be received by June 30th of each year.

Swire Coca-Cola Summer Promotion!

Promotional Period is June 1 - August 15, 2019.

Want more information on how you can participate? Attend our May 16th membership meeting where Swire Coca-Cola will present their presentation!

If you have not yet registered for the meeting click here to get signed up to attend!

Questions? Contact the association office at (253) 525-5139 or by email.

Welcome to our Newest Members!

Absentee Shawnee Tribe in Oklahoma

Blackfeet Nation in Montana

Oneida Nation in Wisconsin

Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians in California

Associate Member:
Wheeler Kountry Korner and Wheeler Smoke N Gas  in Yakama, WA

TCSA Represents 37 Native American Tribes in 7 States!

Mark Your Calendar for TCSA's June 26th Webinar!

"Building an Effective Partnership with Vendors" 

When: Wednesday, June 26, 2019 from 11:00AM - 12:00PM. Add to your Calendar!

Cost: FREE to TCSA Members Only! 

Registration will open shortly. Please watch your inbox!

Pepsi Promotion!



Promotional Period is October 1 - November 30, 2019. 

Want more information on how you can participate? Attend our May 16th membership meeting where Pepsi will present their presentation!

If you have not yet registered for the meeting click here to get signed up to attend!

Questions? Contact the association office at (253) 525-5139 or by email.

You're Invited to Our Next Board Meeting! 

Wednesday, May 15th from 10:00am - 2:00pm 

Legends Casino Hotel - 580 Fort Road Toppenish, WA 98948 - Klickitat Room

        Members Only. All guests must RSVP to attend
. Please contact our 
          Executive Director if you would like to attend in person, or for call in information.

2019/2020 Sponsorship Opportunities

We're the only tribal-led convenience-store association bringing tribes together across state and reservation lines to freely share best practices, grow beneficial networks, and foster profitable vendor partnerships to build c-store success for all.

Our mission: 
Tribes helping tribes lead the convenience-store industry through peer networking, vendor partnerships, and member education.

Please click here to evaluate which level of sponsorship is best for your organization. Click here for additional sponsorship information. We thank you in advance for your generous support.

Resources on our Website!

TCSA offers a valuable educational library to our members! The Resources page houses speaker presentations & video presentations from previous meetings.

To access these resource you must be a TCSA member. 

Contact our Executive Director to receive your log in and password today!

Thank you to our sponsors


Our Founding Sponsors




Our Platinum Sponsors






Our Gold Sponsors




Our Silver Sponsors








Our Bronze Sponsors











Our Benefactors




TCSA Website: Have you checked out our website lately?

We have some new and exciting information for you:

past events information, meeting presentations, updated events calendar, and more!


Check out our website:


Questions? Contact the Tribal Convenience Store Association at:

(253) 525-5139 or by email.

Board of Directors: 


 Jamey Balousek

Marine View Ventures

Puyallup Tribe


 Chris Richardson

Chehalis Tribal Enterprises


Tony Liberal

Nisqually Tribe


 Charlie Hensley

Quinault Enterprises


Bob Solomon 

Nooksack Tribe


David Long

Puyallup Tribe


Frank Black

Suquamish Tribe


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