• NACDI Staff

    Helping Native people create the future they envision

    Robert Lilligren

    President / CEO

     
    White Earth Ojibwe
     
    Email:

    Ed Minnema

    Chief Operations Officer

    Destiny Jones

    Operations and Administration Coordinator

     

    Ho-Chunk Nation of Wisconsin

     

    Email:

    DJones@nacdi.org

    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

    Gloria Iacono

    Agricultural Consultant/ Farmer

    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

    Juleana Enright

    All My Relations Arts Gallery and Programs Coordinator

     

    Lower Brule, Lakota Nation

     

    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

    Executive Director — LISC Twin Cities

     

    Mihailo Temali

    Founder / Senior Advisor Neighborhood Development Center

    Founder / CEO Build from Within Alliance

  • Employment Opportunities

     

    Operations and Administrative Coordinator

    The Operations and Administrative Coordinator works at the heart of NACDI. This position supports and engages with all other staff, projects, and programs. Administration of revenue and expenses are core responsibilities of this job. This work is relationship-based, both internally and externally. The workload is varied and flexible.

    Salary: $50,000, plus fridge benefits (health and dental insurance, PTO, and 401K)

     

    Read the full description here. To apply, please email your resume and a cover letter to eminnema@nacdi.org. The first review of submissions will be on March 24, 2023. This position is posted until filled.