• 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

    Elizabeth Day

    Community Engagement Programs Manager

     

    Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe

     

    Email:

    eday@nacdi.org

    Vickie Benson

    Development

    Alexandra Buffalohead

    Arts & Cultural Engagement Manager

     

    Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate

     

    Email:

    abuffalohead@nacdi.org

    Pamela Johns

    Admin. & Executive Assistant

     

    Red Lake Nation

     

    Email: pjohns@nacdi.org

    Jolene

    Jones

    Make Voting A Tradition Minnesota Coordinator

     

    Ojibwe, White Earth, and LCO.

     

    Email:

    jjones@nacdi.org

    Mel Anderson

    Four Sisters Farmers Market Food Access Coordinator

     

    Lac Courte Orielles Ojibwe

     

    Email: manderson@nacdi.org

  • NACDI Board of Directors

    Executive Committee:

    Chair: Sam Olbekson Architect, Cunningham Group/Tribal Affiliation: White Earth Band of Ojibwe

    Secretary: Christine McDonald American Indian Community Specialist, City of Minneapolis/Tribal Affiliation: Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Lake Superior Chippewa

    Treasurer & Finance Committee Chair:

     

    Board of Directors:

    Joe Hobot President & CEO American Indian OIC/Tribal Affiliation: Hunkpapa Lakota

    Peter McLaughlin 4th District Hennepin County Commissioner/No Tribal Affiliation

    Mihailo Temali CEO of Neighborhood Development Center/No Tribal Affiliation

    Heid Erdrich Community Artist and Poet/Tribal Affiliation: Turtle Mountain Anishinaabe

    Deanna Standing Cloud Comunity Artist Tribal Affiliation: Red Lake Ojibwe

    Sonja Tanner Principal in OPOS Tours & Travel/Tribal Affiliation: White Earth Band of Ojibwe