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Leonard Fineday

Leonard "Lenny" Fineday

Secretary/Treasurer Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe

Cass Lake, Minnesota

A licensed attorney, Leonard “Lenny” Fineday has served in Indian Country for almost 20 years in various capacities including as a tribal attorney, general counsel, and tribal court judge. In June 2022 he was elected to the position of secretary/treasurer for the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe Business Committee. He also currently serves as a member of the Cass Lake-Bena School Board.

Fineday’s past leadership experience includes serving as the president of the Minnesota American Indian Bar Association, a member of the Cass Lake City Council, and a trustee for the Leech Lake Tribal College.

Fineday is an enrolled member of the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe. He was born and raised in Cass Lake, Minnesota, on the Leech Lake Reservation.