Board of Directors

Board of Directors 2017-07-19T20:18:00+00:00

IITC BOARD OF DIRECTORS, 2017

francisco cali_web

Francisco Cali

Position: IITC Board President

Affiliation: Maya Kaqchikel, Guatemala, Centro de Proyectos para el Desarrollo Integral Indígena (CEPRODI), Centro de Proyectos para el Desarrollo Integral Indígena (CEPRODI)

Alternate: Israel Batz Ajquiy

 

 

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Hinewirangi Kohu

Position: IITC Board Vice-President

Affiliation: Maori Nation, Aotearoa (New Zealand); Te Whanua o te Rau Aroha, Maori Women’s Resource Center

Alternate: Tui Shortland, Te Kopu, Pacific Indigenous and Local Knowledge Centre of Distinction

Ron Lameman_webRon Lameman

Position: IITC Board Treasurer

Affiliation:Beaver Lake Cree Nation, Alberta Canada, Confederacy of Treaty 6 First Nations

Alternate: Counselor Brian Lee, Ermineskin Cree Nation

 

 

 

Radley Davis_webRadley Davis

Position: Board Member

Affiliation: Pit River Nation, California

Alternate: Tribal Chairman Mickey Gemmill Jr.

 

 

 

Rodney Factor_webRodney Factor

Position: Board Member

Affiliation: Seminole Nation, Oklahoma; Former Band Chief, Seminole Nation, Seminole Sovereignty Protection Initiative

Alternate: Jacquelynn Warledo

LennyFoster_webLeonard Foster

Position: Board Member

Affiliation: Dine’ Nation; Native American Prisoners’ Rights Coalition, Arizona

Alternate: Dwayne “Chili” Yazzie, President, Shiprock Chapter, Navajo Nation, traditional Dineh farmers

Bill Means_webWilliam A. Means

Position: Board Member

Affiliation: Oglala Lakota Nation, Wicahpi Koyaka Tiospaye, Pine Ridge, South Dakota

 

 

 

 

Faith Gemmill_webFaith Gemmill

Position: Board Member

Affiliation: Venetie Tribal Government, Gwich’in Athabascan Nation, Alaska

Alternate: Venetie Tribal Chief Julian Roberts

Lisa Bellanger_webLisa Bellanger

Position: Board Member

Affiliation: White Earth Anishnabe Nation, Three Fires Society, Manitoba Canada

Alternate: Rainey Gaywish, Ojibway

485401_0.tif. Correct name is Bumpy Kanahele] Hawaiian activist Bumpy Kanele shares his feelings on the Akaka Bill, Friday, March 4, 2005, in his home, at Pu'uhonua O Waimanalo. (AP Photo/Ronen Zilberman)

Pu’uhonoa “Bumpy” Kanahele

Position: Board Member

Affiliation: Hawaiian Nation; Spokesperson and Head of State, Sovereign Nation State of Hawaii

Alternate: Brandon Makaawaawa

saul_webSaul Vicente Vásquez

Position: Board Member

Affiliation: Zapoteca, Oaxaca México; IITC Board Secretary; Unidad de la Fuerza Indígena y Campesina (UFIC)

Alternate: Rocío Miranda Pérez

 

 

 

Yamilka Hernandez_webYamilka Hernandez

Position: Board Member

Affiliation: Kuna Nation, Panama; Movimiento Juventud, Kuna/Kuna Youth Movement

Alternate: Taina Hedman

 

 

 

Mariano Ochoa PicMariano Ochoa

Position: Board Member

Affiliation: Torim Pueblo, Rio Yaqui, Sonora Mexico

Alternate: TBA

 

 

Rigoberta Menchu_webRigoberta Menchu Tum

Honorary Board Member