NAISO ROCKS

2011 Executive Board:

Jessica Rivard
Co-Chair

RHA Rep
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Jessica is a Sophmore Human Bio/Pre-Med major. She is from Macomb, MI and is a member of the Little Traverse Bay Band of Odawa Indians.
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Sean Patrick
Co-Chair
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Sean is a Senior from Flint, MI. He is part of the Lakota Nation.
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Stephen James
Treasurer
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Stephen is a Junior Finance major, from the Cherokee Nation.
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Rose Petoskey
Secretary

Cultural Programmer
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Rose Petoskey is a Senior from Peshawbestown, MI and is a member of the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians.

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Katy Matson
Women's Advisory

PowWow Trader Chair
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Katy Matson is a Senior Biomedical Laboratory Science Major and hoping to enter in a career field in Hospital Laboratories or becoming a Dentist. She's from Munising, MI and a member of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians. She LOVES being outside as well as playing hockey and reading.
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Caleb Artrip
Cultural Program
mer

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Caleb Artrip is a Senior Special Educations major. He is a member of the Chippewa of the Thames First Nation. Caleb enjoys taking part in any outdoor activities.

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Elaina Leaureaux
Public Relations

Programming Board Rep

Pow wow Hospitality Chair
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Elaina is a Senior in Animal Science/Pre-Vet Med. She is from Suttons Bay/Peshawbestown, MI and is a member of the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians. She loves animals and currently works at an Animal Hospital as a Veterinary Assistant and LOVES it. She also enjoys playing softball and basketball in her free time.
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Briana pic

Brianna Bowekaty
Public Relations
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Briana Bowekaty is a Junior from Zuni, New Mexico.
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Cory Ridenour
RHA Rep
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Cory is a Sophmore from Kalamazoo, MI and a member of the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians.
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Mitch Treadwell
RHA Rep
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Mitch is a Junior from Traverse City, MI.
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Marcus Winchester
Powwow Fundraising & Advertising Chair
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Marcus is a Senior Comparative Cultures & Politics major in the college of James Madison. He is from Coldwater, MI and a member of the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians. He enjoys traveling and dancing at powwows.
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Lauren Kennedy
Powwow Fundraising Chair
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Lauren is a Senior from Okemos, MI.
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NAISO Advisors:

Pat Dyer-Deckrow

Coordinator

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Pat is our lovely OCAT Advisor who helps us in whichever way she can! She is Odawa and loves to canoe. hehehe.

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Jim

Jim Sumbler
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Jim Sumbler is an elected staff advisor to NAISO and a member of the native faculty and staff organization.  He's a Producer/Director for WKAR & Broadcast Services at MSU.  Jim is a board member and 4-term past president of the Nokomis Learning Center.  Although a non-native, he's a student of the Ojibwe language and a dedicated advocate for issues affecting the native community in Michigan.

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