Governing Board

Governing Board

Frank Ettawageshik, Governing Board Chair

Former Chair, Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians
Harbor Springs, Michigan, USA

Alan R. Parker, Governing Board Secretary

Chippewa Cree


Australia  AUS Co-Chair: Darlye Rigney, Associate Professor

Representative Ngarrindjeri Nation

Associate Professor, Flinders University
Co-convenor of the Ngarrindjeri Regional Authority’s Research, Policy and Planning Unit (NRARPPU), Chair of Ngarrindjeri Enterprises Pty Ltd (NEPL) and a Director of The Australian Centre for Social Innovation (TACSI).

Canada  CA Co-Chair: Jaret Cardinal

Former Chief Sucker Creek First Nation

New Zealand  NZ Co-Chair:The Honorable Aroha Te Pareaka Mead

Representative Ngati Awa Iwi Nation

Professor, Victoria University Wellington, NZ

United States  US Co-Chair: The Honorable Cliff Cultee

Representative Lummi Nation