Staff and Board Members

NGC Staff Photo for Wayne L. Ducheneaux II

Wayne L. Ducheneaux II

Executive Director

Cheyenne River Sioux
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Rebecca Crooks-Stratton

Program Director

Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community
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NGC Staff Photo for Jayme Davis

Jayme Davis

Program Manager

Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa
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Lauren Kramer

Development Manager

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NGC Staff Photo for Lisa Giefer

Lisa Giefer

Operations Coordinator

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NGC Staff Photo for Jane Townsend

Jane Townsend

Development Director

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NGC Staff Photo for Jaime A. Pinkham

Jaime A. Pinkham

Senior Advisor Emeritus

Nez Perce
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Board of Directors

Cris Stainbrook, Board Chair, Oglala Lakota
President at Indian Land Tenure Foundation

Joe Kalt, Secretary
Ford Foundation Professor (Emeritus) of International Political Economy Co-Director, The Harvard Project on American Indian Economic Development John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University

Tadd Johnson, Treasurer, Bois Forte Band of Chippewa
Head of American Indian Studies Department at University of Minnesota-Duluth

Frank Ettawageshik, Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians
Executive Director at United Tribes of Michigan

Tracey Zephier, Cheyenne River Sioux
Partner at Fredericks Peebles & Morgan LLP