BOARD OF DIRECTORS
The Board of Directors is an integral part of the organization providing vision and leadership toward the achievement of NPM’s mission to promote the self-determination of Indigenous peoples through media access, storytelling, and ownership.
Roanne Robinson-Shaddox is an expert in telecommunications. Her experience includes serving as chief of staff and special assistant to the Assistant Secretary for the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), U.S. Department of Commerce. Robinson-Shaddox continues to increase tribal participation in efforts to address the digital divide across Indian Country.
Barbara Poley retired from the Hopi
Foundation, as the Executive Director in 2012. She continues to serve her Northern Arizona community in her roles on various educational and volunteer boards. Poley was recognized for her years of community building and was named a Legacy Leader for her cultural knowledge and dedication to inspire young women by the Spirit Aligned Leadership Program.
Native Village of Port Lions
Gerad Godfrey is President of two Afognak subsidiaries. Before becoming President, Godfrey served on the Afognak Native Corporation’s Boards of Directors and assumed a cabinet appointment as the Governor’s Senior
Advisor on Rural Business and
Intergovernmental Affairs. His roles cultivated business development and the strategic planning for an array of social/cultural economic endeavors in Alaska.
Danae Wilson is the Manager of Nez Perce Tribe’s Department of Technology Services which works to bring internet, radio, information systems and communications to the Eastern Columbia Plateau area in Idaho. Wilson’s tenure has specialized in expanding service to areas where no service existed or limited connectivity was available.
Brian Brashier leads the Broadcast Productions Department for KCNP - Chickasaw Community Radio of Southern Oklahoma. Brashier is a certified storm spotter and member of the Warning Coordination Team for the National Weather Service office in Norman, OK. Prior to working at KCNP Brashier worked as a weather anchor at KWTX-TV in Waco, TX.