NIHB Board of Directors

William Smith - Valdez Native Tribe
NIHB Chairperson and Alaska Area Representative
Valdez Native Tribe - Vice President

Nickolaus Lewis – Lummi Nation
NIHB Vice Chairperson and Portland Area Representative
Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board - Chairperson
Lummi Nation – Councilman

Lisa Elgin - Manchester Band of Pomo Indians
NIHB Secretary and California Area Representative
California Rural Indian Health Board - Chairperson
Manchester-Pt. Arena Band of Pomo Indians - Tribal Administrator

Sam Moose - Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe
NIHB Treasurer and Bemidji Area Representative
Director of Human Services at Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa

Marty Wafford
NIHB Member-At-Large and Oklahoma City Area Representative
Southern Plains Tribal Health Board - Chairperson

Beverly Coho – Ramah Navajo
Albuquerque Area Representative
Albuquerque Area Indian Health Board – Vice Chairperson

Kaci Wallette - Fort Peck Assiniboine and Sioux Tribes
Billings Area Representative
Fort Peck Assiniboine and Sioux Tribal Council Member – Councilwoman

Larry Wright Jr. - Ponca Tribe of Nebraska
Great Plains Area Representative
Ponca Tribe of Nebraska - Chairman

Beverly Cook - St. Regis Mohawk Tribe
Nashville Area Representative
St. Regis Mohawk Tribe - Chief

Jonathan Nez - Navajo Nation
Navajo Area Representative
Navajo Nation - President

Amber Torres - Walker River Paiute Tribe
Phoenix Area Representative
Walker River Paiute Tribe – Chairperson

Sandra Ortega - Tohono O'odham Nation
Tucson Area Representative


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