The Native Youth Alliance of Minnesota (NYAM) Board of Directors is made up of Native American people from tribal nations and communities across Minnesota. Our members are passionate about improving the lives of Native youth, families, and communities. They serve is professional and volunteer roles within their communities. Each individual brings a unique set of gifts, skills, and talents to help the Alliance grow and build its mission.
Oliviah Walker, Meskwaki Nation, Chair
Shelly Diaz, Mille Lacs Nation, Secretary
Tracy Peterson, Dine Nation, Treasurer
Aimee Smith, White Earth Nation, Board Member
Lemoine Lapointe, Rosebud Sioux Tribe, Board Member
Gary Charwood, Leech Lake Nation, Board Member
Mat Pendleton, Lower Sioux Community, Board Member