Jason Zaun is the Chief of Staff for the Osage Nation. His duties include coordination of budgets, internal and external policies, procedures and organizational development for the Standing Bear Administration. Prior to joining the Executive Branch in 2014, he was the Budget Analyst for the Osage Nation Congress, a position he held for 4 years.
Jason is a graduate of Barnsdall High School and a United States Navy veteran. He served as a Chaplain’s Assistant in various units in Okinawa, Japan as well as onboard the USS RONALD REAGAN (CVN 76) aircraft carrier. He achieved the rank of Chief Petty Officer. Jason received his bachelor’s degree in Organizational Leadership from Rogers State University and Master’s degree in Administrative Leadership from the University of Oklahoma. Jason and his wife Naoko have three children.