• NACDI Staff

    Helping Native people create the future they envision

    Robert Lilligren

    President / CEO

     
    White Earth Ojibwe
     
    Email:

    Ed Minnema

    Chief Operations Officer

    John Williams

    Development Director

     

    Cheyenne River Lakota

     

    Email: jwilliams@nacdi.org

    Angela Two Stars

    All My Relations Arts Director

     

    Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate

     

    Email:

    atwostars@nacdi.org

    Pamela Johns

    Admin. & Executive Assistant

     

    Red Lake Nation

     

    Email:

    pjohns@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

    Darek Delille

    Four Sisters Farmers Market Manager

     

    Bad River reservation Lake Superior Band

    Juleana Enright

    All My Relations Arts Assistant

     

    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

     

    Treasurer & Finance Committee Chair: Heid Erdrich

    Community Artists and Poet,

    Tribal Affiliation: Turtle Mountain Anishinaabe

     

    Peter McLaughlin 4th District Hennepin County Commissioner

     

    Mihailo Temali CEO of Neighborhood Development Center