To empower Native communities to become healthier, happier and safer by providing information, support and resources for animal care programs in Indian country.
Board of Directors
The founder, Diana Webster, Esq., member of the White Earth Band of Ojibwe, is the President and CEO of the Native America Humane Society and leads the board in its work. Board members include professionals from Tribal Nations around the United States. The primary role of the Board of Directors is to:
- oversee the affairs and business of NAHs
- establish policies, rules and regulations to carry out the mission work of NAHS
- support NAHS with a personal financial contribution at a level that demonstrates their personal commitment and establishes credibility if called upon to ask others to give
- unwaveringly stand behind and promote the mission of NAHS
- contribute knowledge, skills and experience in their respective areas of expertise
In order to build successful programs, NAHS relies on the expertise of individuals from a variety of sectors. The role of the Advisory Council is to be a resource to NAHS and our Board of Directors. Its work complements the role of the board. The council will not be involved with the administration of NAHS, as such matters are the responsibility of staff and the board.
The main purpose of serving on the advisory council is to:
- Assist with building relationships and partnerships to build support for NAHS and expand our reach
- Provide advice in their respective areas of expertise to help advance the mission of NAHS
- Identify new programs areas Tribal communities
Compensation: Advisory council members are not financially compensated for their contributions or activities.