Board of Directors

Meet Our Board of Directors

NIYC currently has a seven-member Board of Directors, all of whom are Native American. Each board member represents a diverse group of professionals, including government and foundation executives, public health and healthcare providers, business executives, and/or community leaders.  All of whom bring a diverse array of experience and connections to NIYC.

Ahniwake Rose, M.A.
President

Cherokee Nation

Executive Director
Oklahoma Policy Institute
Tulsa, Oklahoma

Maggie George, Ph.D.
Vice-President

Navajo Nation

Owner
Indigenous Research Associates
Albuquerque, NM

Janelle Cronin
Secretary

Navajo Nation


Lorraine Edmo
Board Member

Shoshone-Bannock Tribe

Marvina Pete
Board Member

Navajo Nation

Joshua L. Butler
Board Member

Navajo Nation

Robert Medina
Board Member

Zia Pueblo

Daniel Pablo
Board Member

Navajo Nation

VACANT
Board Member