The American Indian Graduate Center announced the addition of four new board members on July 20.
New members include Stacy Leeds, Cherokee Nation; Steven L.A. Stallings, Rincon Band of Luiseno Indians; Dana Arviso, Diné; and Holly Cook Macarro, Red Lake Band of Ojibwe. Other board members include Walter Lamar, Blackfeet; Joel Frank, Seminole; and Danna Jackson, Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes. At a recent Board of Directors meeting, Michael Bird, Kewa and Ohkay Owingeh Pueblos, was elected president, and Rose Graham, Diné, was elected vice president.
“The addition of Stacy, Steven, Dana and Holly to our board of directors is truly representative of AIGC’s commitment to support higher education scholarships and services in all areas of study,” Bird said in a press release. “With the addition of these talented and dynamic board members, the Board’s base of knowledge, capacity, and capability is significantly enhanced.”
To learn more about each of the board members involved in the American Indian Graduate Center, check out AIGC.org.
The American Indian Graduate Center, based in Albuquerque, New Mexico, is a nonprofit national provider of scholarships for American Indian and Alaska Native graduate and undergraduate students.