Our Staff

First Nations Development Institute Staff

Our 21-member staff at First Nations Development Institute is committed to strengthening Native American economies. We believe that when armed with the appropriate resources, Native peoples hold the capacity and ingenuity to ensure the sustainable, economic, spiritual and cultural well-being of their communities.

Executive Staff


President & CEO
(Tlingit)

Vice President - Programs & Administration
(Navajo)

Vice President - Grantmaking, Development & Communications
(Navajo)

Senior Communications Officer


Development Officer


Director of Programs - Strengthening Tribal & Community Institutions
(Navajo)


Development Associate
(Northern Cheyenne/Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa)


Finance Assistant


Director of Programs - Research, Policy and Asset-Building


Executive Assistant


Office Administrator


Senior Research Officer


Finance Officer


Grants and Program Assistant


Project Coordinator
(Chippewa Cree)


Director of Programs - Native Agriculture and Food Systems
(Cochiti/Kiowa)


Program Officer
(Taos Pueblo/Santa Ana Pueblo)


Lead Grants Officer
(Ho-Chunk)


Associate Director of Programs
(Chippewa Cree/Sicangu Lakota)


Program Officer
(Blackfeet)


Lead Program Officer
(Sicangu Lakota)


THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of Communications

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

July 25, 2014

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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