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Advisory Council Members

Clyde McCoy, PhD, Eastern Cherokee
Professor & Chair Emeritus, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health; Director, Comprehensive Drug Research Center; President Emeritus, Atlantic Coast Conference

Dan Dickerson, DO, MPH, Inupiaq
Associate Research Psychiatrist, Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, UCLA

Dolores Subia Big Foot, PhD, Caddo Nation
Associate Professor, Center for Child Abuse and Neglect; Director, Indian Country Child Trauma Center, Department of Pediatrics, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center

Dennis Norman, Ed D, ABPP, Southern Cheyenne Nation
Associate Professor & Faculty Chair,Native American Program, Harvard University

Lorrie Miner, JD
Acting Chief Judge, Lower Brule, Sioux Tribal Court, SD

Ray Daw, MA, Navajo
Behavioral Health Administrator, Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Cooperation, AK

Richard Bird, MMS, CCDCIII, Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate
Director, Dakota Pride Treatment Center, SD; President, Great Plains Behavioral Health Associations

Wayne H. White Wolf-Evans, Ed D, Teton Sicangu Lakota
Professor Emeritus, School of Education, University of South Dakota

Joel Chisholm, MD, Bay Mills Indian Community, a band of the Ojibway tribe
Cherokee Indian Hospital Behavioral Health Clinical Director, Cherokee, North Carolina

Lakota R. M. Holman, M Ed, Rosebud Sioux tribe
Program Manager, Substance Abuse Prevention Initiative, Behavioral Health Department, Division of Community Health Services, Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium

Vanessa Simonds, ScD, Crow Nation, Montana
Assistant Professor, Department of Health and Human Development, Montana State University

Raymond Slick, MSW, Meskwaki Tribal Nation
Employee Relations Specialist, Meskwaki Bingo, Casino, and Hotel, Tama, Iowa

Lena Gachupin, MSW, Zia and Jemez Pueblo, and Sun Clan of New Mexico
Clinical Social Worker, Pueblo of San Felipe Behavioral Health Program; President, Albequerque Area Inter-Tribal Council on Behavioral Health

Roger Dale Walker, MD, Cherokee Nation
Director, One Sky Center; Professor Emeritus, Department of Psychiatry, Oregon Health and Science University


Ex-Officio Members

Juanita M. Mendoza
Program Analyst, Bureau of Indian Education


Consultants

Andrew Finch, PhD
Assistant Professor of Practice of Human & Organizational Development, School of Counseling Coordinator, Vanderbilt University

Jacque Gray, PhD, Choctaw & Cherokee Nation
Research Associate Professor, Center for Rural Health, University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences

Spero Manson, PhD, Pembina Chippewa
Distinguished Professor and Director, Center for American Indian and Alaska Native Health, Colorado School of Public Health, University of Colorado Denver

Peter E. Nathan, PhD
Emeritus Professor, University of Iowa

Gary Neumann, Confederated Salish & Kootenai Tribes
Flathead Indian Nation; Billings MT

Ed Parsells, BS, LAC, Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe
Director, Lakota C.A.R.E., Mission, SD

Harlan Pruden, BA, Cree Nation, Saddle Lake Indian Reservation
Co-Founder, NorthEast Two Spirit Society, New York, NY

Donovin Sprague, MA, Minnicoujou Lakota
Adjunct Faculty, American Indian Studies, Black Hills State University

Roger Dale Walker, MD, Cherokee Nation
Director, One Sky Center; Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Oregon Health and Science University

Pam Waters, MA
Florida Certification Board

Kate Winters, MA
Contributing Editor, National American Indian & Alaska Native ATTC Newsletter

Ken Winters, PhD
Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota Medical School

Janet Zwick, BS
Zwick Healthcare Consultants, LLC, Urbandale, IA

Matt Ignacio, MSSW
PhD student, University of Washington

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