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Governing Board

Board Chair - Walter Echo-Hawk, Author and Attorney
Board Chair Emerita - Letitia Chambers, Retired CEO
President/CEO - Susan Feller, Association of Tribal Archives, Libraries and Museums
Treasurer - Mary Ellen Meredith, Board Chair Emerita, Cherokee National Historical Society
Board Member - W. Richard West, President and CEO, Autry National Center of the American West

Advisory Council

  • Claudia Arnold, Vice Chancellor, Pepperdine University
  • Jeanne Brako, Curator, Center for Southwest Studies-Fort Lewis College
  • Jameson Brant, Coordinator, RBC Aboriginal Training Program in Museum Practices, Canadian Museum of History
  • Kevin Gover, Director, National Museum of the American Indian
  • Sven Haakanson, Executive Director, Alutiq Museum
  • La Donna Harris, President, Americans for Indian Opportunity
  • John Haworth, Director of Public Programs, National Museum of the American Indian, Smithsonian Institute
  • Traci Morris, Director, American Indian Policy Institute, Arizona State University
  • Sherelyn Ogden, Conservator, Minnesota Historical Society
  • Jennifer O'Neal, Historian and Archivist, University of Oregon Libraries
  • Lotsee Patterson, Professor Emerita, University of Oklahoma
  • James Pepper Henry, Director, The Gilcrease Museum
  • Omar Poler, Associate Outreach Specialist, School of Library and Information Services, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Tim Tingle, Author, Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma
  • Della C. Warrior, Director, Museum of Indian Arts and Culture, New Mexico

2017 International Conference Dates

October 9-12, 2017
Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort and Spa
1300 Tuyuna Trail, Santa Ana Pueblo, NM 87004