On December 17, 2010, pursuant to the Tribal Law and Order Act (Pub.L.111-211), the House announced the Speaker’s appointment of former Representative Stephanie Herseth Sandlin (D-SD) and Rep. Earl Pomeroy (D-ND) to serve on the Indian Law and Order Commission. On December 22, 2010, the Senate Majority Leader announced Troy Eid, former U.S. Attorney General, and Jefferson Keel, President of the National Congress of American Indians, to serve on the Commission. In addition, on January 18, 2011, President Barack Obama appointed Carole Golberg, an Indian law professor; Theresa Pouley, member of the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation and a judge; and Ted Quasula, member of the Hualapi Tribe and a law enforcement veteran to the Commission.