Running Strong Board of Directors
The Running Strong for American Indian Youth® Board of Directors is a supervising entity comprised of volunteer board members who have dedicated their time to further the mission of Running Strong. We also have one youth board member to represent and provide the youth perspective in all operations the board of directors oversee.
JAMES O’BRIEN, ESQ., Chairman
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Founder, O’Brien Law LLC
EMIL HER MANY HORSES (Oglala Lakota)
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Assistant Curator Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian
ASHLEY WAHIARONKWAS MORRIS (Mohawk of Kahnawake)
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Secretary and Youth Board Member
CLYDE B. RICHARDSON
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ELAYNE SILVERSMITH (Diné), Treasurer
Librarian, Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian
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LORETTA AFRAID OF BEAR COOK (Oglala Lakota)
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U.S. Coast Guard Executive Assistant to USCG Deputy Commandant for Operations
In addition, Running Strong benefits from an Advisory Board of experienced community leaders from across the United States.
View available volunteer and job opportunities with Running Strong here.