Board of Directors

First Nations Development Institute Board of Directors

First Nations Development Institute currently has an eight-member board of directors, all of whom are Native American. The board consists of a diverse representation of Indian Country, including different tribes, geographic areas, community and Native leaders, and business and professional representatives. First Nations does not have an advisory board, but has advisory committees with board participation that provide input on different programs. The board recommends and appoints new members. The executive committee consists of the chairman, president, treasurer, secretary and heads of the various committees.


Michael E. Roberts
President

Benny Shendo, Jr.

Chairman

Marguerite Smith
Vice Chair

Shyla Sheppard
Secretary

Donald Sampson
Treasurer


Chandra Hampson


Susan Jenkins


Gelvin Stevenson

 

 



Tom Vigil
Chairman Emeritus

Siobhan
Oppenheimer
In Memoriam

A. David Lester
In Memoriam
   

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White House and USDA to Honor Champions of Change for Agriculture

Native Arts Capacity Building Initiative

The goal of the Native Arts Capacity Building Initiative (NACBI) is to increase the organizational, managerial and programmatic capacity of Native-controlled nonprofit organizations and tribal government programs supporting the field of Native arts and artists

Advancing Positive Paths for Native American Boys & Young Men

The “Advancing Positive Paths for Native American Boys and Young Men” program is aimed at improving education and employment outcomes for middle school and high school Native boys and young men.

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