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Commissioners

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Gloria O’Neill, Chair (Yup’ik, Sámi)
President/CEO, Cook Inlet Tribal Council, Inc., Alaska

Tami DeCoteau, PhD, Vice Chair (Mandan, Hidatsa, Arikara Nation/Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa)
DeCoteauTrauma-Informed Care & Practice, PLLC, North Dakota

Carlyle Begay (Navajo Nation)
Former Arizona State Senator

Dolores Subia BigFoot, PhD (Caddo Nation of Oklahoma/Affiliation with the Northern Cheyenne Tribe of Montana in which her children are enrolled)
Director, Indian Country Child Trauma Center, Oklahoma

Jesse Delmar (Navajo Nation)
Director, Navajo Nation Division of Public Safety, Arizona

Anita Fineday (White Earth Nation)
Managing Director of Indian Child Welfare Program, Casey Family Programs, Minnesota

Don Gray (Atqaqsaq Kious)
Board Member, Ukpeagvik Inupiat Corporation,  Alaska 

Leander R. McDonald, PhD (Spirit Lake Nation)
President, United Tribes Technical College, North Dakota 

Elizabeth Morris
Administrator, Christian Alliance for Indian Child Welfare, North Dakota

Melody Staebner (Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa)
Fargo/West Fargo Indian Education Coordinator, North Dakota

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