• NACDI Staff

    Helping Native people create the future they envision

    Robert Lilligren

    President / CEO

     
    White Earth Ojibwe
     
    Email:

    Ed Minnema

    Chief Operations Officer

    Angela Two Stars

    All My Relations Arts Director

     

    Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate

     

    Email:

    atwostars@nacdi.org

    John Williams

    Development Director

     

    Cheyenne River Lakota

     

    Email: jwilliams@nacdi.org

    Elizabeth Day

    Community Engagement Programs Manager

     
    Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe

     

    Email:

    eday@nacdi.org

    Jolene

    Jones

    Make Voting A Tradition Minnesota Coordinator

     

    Ojibwe, White Earth, and LCO.

     

    Email:

    jjones@nacdi.org

    Isaiah Durant Haines

    Assistant Market Manager

     

    Cheyenne Sioux River Tribe

     

    Email:

    iduranthaines@nacdi.org

    Gloria Iacono

    Agricultural Consultant/ Farmer

    Juleana Enright

    All My Relations Arts  Gallery and Programs Coordinator

     

    Oglala Lakota

     

    Email

    jenright@nacdi.org

    Alex

    Buffalohead

    Arts & Cultural Engagement Manager

     

    Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate

     

    Email:

    abuffalohead@nacdi.org

  • NACDI Board of Directors

    Executive Committee:

     

    Chair: Sam Olbekson 

    Architect, Cunningham Group,

    Tribal Affiliation: White Earth Band of Ojibwe

     

    Vice-Chair: Deanna Standing Cloud

    Community Artist,

    Tribal Affiliation: Red Lake Ojibwe

     

    Secretary: Christine McDonald

    American Indian Community Specialist, City of Minneapolis,

    Tribal Affiliation: Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Lake Superior Chippewa

     

    Peter McLaughlin 4th District Hennepin County Commissioner

     

    Mihailo Temali CEO of Neighborhood Development Center

  • Employment

     

    Operations and Administrative Coordinator

     

    NACDI is seeking an energetic and motivated person to work with our small, talented staff to be part of realizing our vision to uplift and celebrate the Native community's vision for a vibrant future. This position acts as part of the central support team that includes the Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operating Officer. Candidates for this position should be highlight organized; people- and community-focused, and possess a positive, forward-thinking perspective.

     

    For more information about the position: click here.

     

    Salary: $50,000 (negotiable based on experience), plus full fringe benefits (medical, dental, generous PTO, 401k employer contribution).

     

    Please submit a cover letter and resume to the NACDI CEO Robert Lilligren, rlilligren@nacdi.org. The first review of submissions will be on July 15, 2022. This position is posted until filled.