[NA-Discuss] NARALO Showcase update

Glenn McKnight mcknight.glenn at gmail.com
Thu Sep 25 15:57:17 UTC 2014

The  NARALO  SHOWCASE   planning group will have its  final  meeting on
A  quick update

- Secured  sponsorship  for the  event includes Native Media,  ICANN,
 Afiias and Verisign
- Event  is  scheduled for  Wednesday  Oct 15th  at  6 pm
- Keynote  speaker  is Jacqueline Johnson Pata
- Performance  by  Hoop Dancer
- Refreshments
- Sponsor tables and NARALO table

Outstanding issues
-Short  video from Tony
-Music from Tony and Louis

For those that are  attending the event  please  wear something  yellow
 and bring  any literature on your ALS  for the table display.

Please  contact me if you have any questions

Keynote  Bio

acqueline Pata is the Executive Director of NCAI. She is a member of the
Raven/Sockeye Clan of the Tlingit Tribe (pronounced – Kling-get) and a
member of the Central Council of the Tlingit-Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska.
Mrs. Pata was the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Native American Programs
of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) during the
Clinton Administration.

Mrs. Pata serves on a variety of national executive boards, including the
Executive Board for the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights and the
Executive Board for the George Gustave Heye Center of the National Museum
of the American Indian. She is also a board member of Sealaska Corporation,
an Alaska Native regional corporation. In her commitment to American Indian
youth development, Pata sits on the Native American Advisory Council for
the Boys and Girls Clubs of America.

Prior to joining NCAI in June 2001, Pata served as Deputy Assistant
Secretary for Native American Programs of the U.S. Department of Housing
and Urban Development. The Office of Native American Programs (ONAP)
administers programs throughout the United States, which provide affordable
housing for Native Americans.

Previously, Pata served as the Executive Director of the Tlingit-Haida
Regional Housing Authority headquartered in Juneau, Alaska and she is a
former Vice-Chair of the Alaska Housing Finance Corporation. She served as
Chairperson of the National American Indian Housing Council and was
appointed to the National Commission on American Indian, Alaska Native and
Native Hawaiian Housing. She also has served on the National Community
Development Financial Institution Fund Advisory Board, an advisory board to
the U.S. Department of the Treasury.

Among her other activities, prior to her move to Washington, D.C., she is
extremely proud of her service for 13 years as Director of a Native Youth
Culture Camp held each summer where young people experience and learn
traditional values.

Glenn McKnight
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