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"The Perfect Board/CEO Partnership" RES 2010 Presentation in Las Vegas Tuesday, February 23rd, 2010 - 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM

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Dr. Harvey A. Meier, executive director of the Institute for ANC Director Education® that exclusively serves the training and education needs of Alaska Native Corporation boards and individual directors, will be presenting a session on Native Board and CEO Leadership Tools at the Reservation Economic Summit in Las Vegas on February 23.

Dr. Meier, a noted management consultant, and prominent attorney Walter T. Featherly, managing partner of the Anchorage Office of Patton Boggs LLP, will be specifically addressing the needs of the growing number of businesses owned and managed by Native Americans, Alaska and Lower 48 Tribes, and Alaska Native Corporations.

Tribal Council Training Course Announced for April 6, 2010

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Tribal Council Training Course

April 6, 2010

Radisson Phoenix Airport

Phoenix, Arizona


ITCT’s Tribal Council Training Course is for Tribal Council leaders who want to increase their understanding of roles, responsibilities, and fiduciary duties.  This course is specifically designed to enhance the effectiveness of Tribal leaders in contributing to the success of their Tribal Councils and their tribes.  It also is a peer forum where Council members may exchange knowledge with other tribal leaders.

Tribal Workplace Dynamics for Non-Native Staff Workshop Announced April 7, 2010

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Tribal Workplace Dynamics:

Tools for Success for Non-Native Staff

April 7, 2010

Radisson Phoenix Airport

Phoenix, Arizona


This workshop is designed specifically for non-Native staff with management responsibilities at all levels regardless of tenure.  No organization to our knowledge has provided this kind of valuable information. Attendees will leave with tools to enhance their effectiveness in working within the dynamics of the tribal workplace.  It also is a peer forum where staff may exchange knowledge with others in similar roles.  This exceptional workshop opportunity is not expected to be repeated in the southwest in 2010.