Who We Are

NABA-DC was established in 1997 to promote the educational and professional advancement of Native American attorneys and Indian country.  NABA-DC is committed to promoting the sovereignty of Native American tribes and their communities; protecting the legal rights of individual Native Americans, their communities, and their tribes; providing community outreach and education about legal issues that affect Native Americans; and promoting the cultural heritage of Native Americans, their communities, and their tribes.

2020 Governing Board

President
Rose Petoskey
Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians

President-Elect
Josh Proper
Ahtna Athabascan

Secretary
Katy Strohmaier

Treasurer
Ben Fenner

Bar Liaisons

Sarah Crawford, Member at Large – Intern Lunch Program Committee 

James Mowdy, Member at Large – Intern Lunch Program Committee

Melissa Thevenot, Member at Large- Mentorship Program Committee 
Rani Williams, Member at Large – Mentorship Program Committee  

Maurisa Bell, Member at Large – Community Outreach Committee 

Stephanie Sfiridis, Member at Large – Community Outreach Committee

Xavier Barraza, Member at Large -Social Committee 

Lisa Meissner, Member at Large -Social Committee

Devin Delrow, Member at Large

Violet Rush, Member at Large  


Past Governing Boards

2019 Governing Board
2018 Governing Board
2017 Governing Board