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2024 USET Tribal Utility Summit

June 25 - June 27

The USET Office of Environmental Resource Management presents the
2024 Tribal Utility Summit


The USET Office of Environmental Resource Management is pleased to announce our 14th Tribal Utility Summit (TUS) at the Holiday Inn Bar Harbor Regency in Bar Harbor, Maine. We look forward to seeing you there!

The Tribal Utility Summit is an opportunity for Tribal Nation utility professionals to enhance skills and knowledge in managing and operating their systems. Attendees can also network with their peers and learn about industry innovations, products,  technologies, and services.

This year, we are excited to introduce the Tribal Utility Finance Forum (TUFF) as a financial track of the TUS. The TUFF track will be of particular interest to Tribal Leadership, utility directors and assistant directors, finance directors, engineering managers, in-house counsel, and others involved in infrastructure planning and development.


Tuesday, June 25, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Wednesday, June 26, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Thursday, June 27, 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

*All times are Eastern.


Holiday Inn Bar Harbor Regency
123 Eden Street
Bar Harbor, ME 04609

Driving Link from Hancock County-Bar Harbor Airport: Google Maps

Hotel Rates: $289 – $309 /night plus a $15 resort fee and 9% tax. *A charge of $20.00 per person per night will be assessed for each additional guest over the age of 18 staying in the room.

To reserve your room: Call the Holiday Inn Bar Harbor Regency Reservations Department at 1-800-234-6835. Give them your name and let them know you are attending the USET Tribal Utility Summit.

Online Booking Link: USET Tribal Utility Summit 2024

Please reserve your room no later than COB June 7, 2024! *All reservations that are not canceled at least three (3) days before the arrival date will be charged as a “no-show” to the Individual.

Who should attend: All USET member Tribal Nation Utility professionals, Tribal Leaders, Environmental professionals, Emergency Management Services professionals, Laboratory Technicians, Finance, Planners, and Economic Development staff, as well as vendors, federal agency partners, and educational partners.


Attendees will receive:

  • Federal agency updates
  • Federal financial assistance updates for Infrastructure
  • USET resources
  • Vendor information on equipment
  • Networking opportunities
  • Educational opportunities
  • Benchmarking
  • Budgeting and Planning
  • Workforce Retention
  • Funding opportunities
  • Cyber Security

Register: Registration is open.

Stipends: Travel stipends are available to USET member Tribal Nation staff on a limited basis, subject to available funds. All travel stipends must be approved in advance by USET. Stipends will be made payable to the USET member Tribal Nation and not the individual participants. Please complete the online stipend application to initiate your request.

Continuing Education Credits: Continuing education units will be issued pending approval from USET’s Certification Board

Meeting App

Download the USET/USET SPF Events app from your app store. Then within the app search for USET 2024 Tribal Utility Summit. Download the event to the app. You can use it to stay up to date with the latest news and announcements, create your schedule, view all agendas, and connect with attendees.

If you have used the app for a previous USET meeting, you will need to exit that event. Click on your profile, go to settings, and click “exit the event” at the bottom of the screen. Then search for USET 2024 Tribal Utility Summit and download the event to your app.

COVID Protocols 

The USET Tribal Epidemiology Center (USET TEC) is a recognized public health authority supported by the Tribal Nations within the USET region. Throughout the course of the COVID pandemic, we have relied on their expertise to guide us to ensure for the overall safety, health, and wellness for our members, staff, and event attendees. As the impacts of COVID have evolved, we have continued to assess our protocols to ensure that they remain reflective of the current status of the pandemic.

Currently (as of 04/17/2023, subject to change), USET is no longer requiring proof of vaccination to attend USET-sponsored meetings. A supply of masks and tests will be made available for attendees to use at their discretion.

For questions, please contact Jane Wilson, USET OERM Program Manager, at


Holiday Inn Bar Harbor Regency
123 Eden Street
Bar Harbor, TN 04609 United States
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