Board of Directors

MINNESOTA INDIAN EDUCATION ASSOCIATION

2018 Board of Directors

                              Chair                                                   Ramona Kitto Stately – Santee Dakota Nation

                              Vice-Chair                                          Luann Frazer, White Earth Nation  

                              Treasurer                                           William Blackwell Jr, Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa

                              Secretary                                            Chris Nayquonabe, Dine , Navajo Nation

Raul Aguilar Jr. , Red Lake Ojibwe
Adrienne Benjamin, Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe 
LeAnn Benjamin, Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe 
Wendy Merrill, Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe
Petra Nedeau, Red Lake Nation
Byron Ninham, Oneida Nation of Wisconsin/Red Lake Nation
Juanita Reopelle 
Dorothy Robinson, Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe
Rick Haaland, White Earth Nation
Mary Beth Elhardt, Cherokee Nation 
Donna Norquay, Turtle Mountain Band of Ojibwe
Chris Reopelle, Turtle Mountain Band of Ojibwe
Billie Annette, White Earth Nation
Paul Dressen, Prairie Island Indian Community 
Ethan Neerdaels, Bdewakantuwan Dakota
Ricky White,  Naotkamegwanning First Nation

Ex-Officio Members:
Jane Harstad, Red Cliff, Ojibwe
Suzanne Wise, Mille Lacs, Ojibwe

Honorary Elders (Lifetime Members)
Jim Chase, Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe
Teri Malbraaten, White Earth Nation
Shirley Kampa, Rainy Rivers, First Nations
Barbara Kent, White Earth Nation
Shirley Schmidt, Blackfeet Nation