Information Technology Department

The Cher-Ae Heights Indian Community of the Trinidad Rancheria employees a full time Information Technologies (IT) Staff.  The IT staff is dedicated to serving all of the Trinidad Rancheria’s enterprises ; Cher-Ae Heights Casino (operating 24 hours a day, 365 days a year), Tribal Operations,  Sunset and Seascape Restaurants, Trinidad Pier, Trinidad Rancheria Library and the Trinidad Rancheria Gaming Commission.

The Trinidad Rancheria IT department has made a commitment to help reduce cost through the use of technology.  We have also instituted a major program to reduce operating overhead by using “Green Technologies.”  We have reduced the number of physical servers by the use of “Virtualization.”   100% of our servers are virtualized, thus reducing our energy consumption significantly.


Bill Martin
IT Director

Chris Rothstein
IT Administrator I

Michael Barnes
IT Administrator I

The IT department received national recognition on October 5, 2010 with the awarding of “Honorable Mention” for TribalNet’s, Tribal Technology Leadership Awards.