Board of Directors

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Joy Persall, Board Chair


Nonprofit Consultant and Leadership Coach

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Carly Bad Heart Bull, Vice-Chair

Flandreau Santee Dakota

Executive Director at Native Ways Federation

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Nation Wright, Treasurer

Leech Lake Anishinaabe

Finance Manager at American Indian Family Center

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Sean Sherman

Ogala Lakota

CEO and Founder of The Sioux Chef and Co-founder of Owamni Restaurant and NĀTIFS (North American Traditional Indigenous Food Systems)

Pam Gokey

Pam Gokey

Ojibwe of Lac Courte Oreilles

Youth Services Manager at American Indian Family Center

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Dave Bice

White Earth Nation

CEO of Bald Eagles Erectors, Inc.

Board Member of Building Strong Communities


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Felicia Galvan

Ojibwe of Lac Courte Oreilles

American Indian Cultural Liason for Mound View Public School District

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Faith Gronda

Wyandot of Anderdon Nation

Indigenous Evaluation Specialist at American Indian Cancer Foundation