BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Our team of employees is comprised of highly trained, experienced individuals who are dedicated to the success of our coalition members.
Sandra is an enrolled member of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa. She is wholeheartedly dedicated to her work as the Executive Director of First Nations Women’s Alliance. Sandra has a Master of Business Administration from Gonzaga University and a Bachelor of Social Work from the University of Mary. From a biological perspective Sandra has 4 daughters, 1 son, 7 granddaughters, and 4 grandsons and 1 great-granddaughter. From a heart perspective she has innumerable children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Sandra lives a humble and traditional life with her love Rick; though, admittedly, she often finds herself in the middle of critical issues where she feels she must stand. She loves flowers, plants, water, rocks and all things provided by Creator.
Organizational Development Specialist
Bonnie has worked in the movement to end violence against women for many years. She has been part of FNWA since 2007.
Her responsibilities include policy and organizational development, assisting with grant writing, and technical assistance to coalition members.
She is currently also involved with efforts to create a broader pool of victim specialists to serve in various capacities in Indian Country.
Executive Administrative Assistant
Stacey has worked with FNWA for the past 5 years as the Executive Administrative Assistant. Prior to that she has had extensive experience working with individuals to find community resourses and housing opportunities. Stacey brings a wealth of experience in working with victims of domestic violence, and sexual violence. She is looking forward to many more years with FNWA. In her free time, she enjoys being with her young children and animals.
Education and Training Coordinator
Ashley is an enrolled member of Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa and was raised on Spirit Lake Nation. She is currently the Education Training Community Coordinator for First Nations Women’s Alliance. Her experience includes work with Child Welfare Tribal Social Services and The Crisis Residential Unit. Ashley is also a certified Legal Tribal Advocate a domestic violence advocate, and sexual assault advocate. Ashley is currently the vice-chair for the North Dakota Human Trafficking Task Force Tribal Subcommittee. She enjoys spending her free time with her family, she is married and has three beautiful children.