Leadership

2019 – 2020 BOARD OF DIRECTORS

PRESIDENT
Thomasina Real Bird
Patterson Earnhart Real Bird & Wilson LLP


PRESIDENT-ELECT


PAST-PRESIDENT

Robert Saunooke
Saunooke Law Firm, PA


SECRETARY

Katie Jones
Kanji & Katzen PLLC


TREASURER

Phil Brodeen
Brodeen & Paulson PLLP


DIRECTOR

Bree Black Horse
Galanda Broadman, PLLC


DIRECTOR

National Native American Law Student Association (NNALSA) President

 

DIRECTOR
Debra Gee
General Counsel/Executive Officer, Chickasaw Nation


DIRECTOR

Colleen Lamarre
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

 

DIRECTOR
Lauren van Schilfgaarde
UCLA School of Law

 

DIRECTOR
Geneva EB Thompson
Associate General Counsel, Yurok Tribe

 

DIRECTOR
Carolyn West
Legislative Counsel, Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians

 

NNABA Delegate to the ABA House of Delegates
Jerry Gardner
Tribal Law and Policy Institute

 

NNABA Representative on the ABA Diversity and Inclusion Council
Sunshine Nicholson
Fort Belknap Regulatory Agency

 

ABA YLD Council NNABA Representatives
Colleen Lamarre
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

Geneva Thompson
Wishtoyo Foundation and Ventura Coastkeeper

Heather Torres
Tribal Law and Policy Institute