Leadership

2019 – 2020 BOARD OF DIRECTORS

PRESIDENT
Robert Saunooke
Saunooke Law Firm, PA


PRESIDENT-ELECT

Thomasina Real Bird
Fredericks Peebles & Patterson LLP


PAST-PRESIDENT

Joel West Williams
Native American Rights Fund


SECRETARY

Katie Jones
Kanji & Katzen PLLC


TREASURER

Phil Brodeen
Brodeen & Paulson PLLP


DIRECTOR

Bree Black Horse
Galanda Broadman, PLLC


DIRECTOR
Brian Garcia
National Native American Law Student Association (NNALSA) President
Arizona State University

 

DIRECTOR
Debra Gee
General Counsel/Executive Officer, Chickasaw Nation


DIRECTOR

Colleen Lamarre
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

 

DIRECTOR
Lauren van Schilfgaarde
Tribal Law and Policy Institute

 

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