Learn How to Lead Through Adversity from Tribal Leaders at #NAFOAFall22

Learn From Tribal Leaders at #NAFOAFall22 

From left to right: Rodney Butler, Chairman, Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation; Melanie Benjamin, Chief Executive, Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe; Matthew Pagels, President, Seneca Nation of Indians

Hear from esteemed tribal leaders during the general session at NAFOA’s 2022 Fall Finance & Tribal Economies Conference on Tuesday, October 4th.  

Leading Through Adversity
Disputes between Indian Tribes and other local governments are happening to tribes throughout the United States. These disputes can cause difficult times for tribes. Leading through adversity takes a strong, well-rounded leader. Learn how Tribal leaders have led and are leading their tribes through times of adversity.
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Don’t miss out on the discounted room rate at the Foxwoods Resort Casino.  The NAFOA room block is in the Fox Tower.  Please note that Saturday night is currently sold out.  You can reserve a room for that night in the Grand Pequot Tower or Great Cedar, but the group rate isn’t available at those hotels
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Let’s Get Social! #NAFOAFall22 Social Media Toolkit 
Use our Social Media Toolkit to spread the word about your participation and celebrate being part of the NAFOA community! With these resources and samples, you can start connecting with speakers, attendees, tribal leaders, and the rest of our community before heading to the Conference. Download and save the images provided to share on social media or embed them on your website, blog, or email campaign.

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Do You Have a Conference Credit on File?
If you think you might have a credit on file from the 2020 Spring Conference, please contact Missy Dunne before you register.  Please note that the 2022 Fall Conference is the last time that credits from 2020 will be accepted. 


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Sponsorship Opportunities

OCTOBER3-4Foxwoods Resort Casino
350 Trolly Line Blvd
Mashantucket, CT 06338
Thank You to Our Co-Chairs

Interested in becoming a sponsor?
Contact Dustin VanWinkle, Corporate Relations Specialist, at dvanwinkle@nafoa.org for sponsorship opportunities.
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NAFOA Announces Former Yurok Tribal Leader Susan Masten As Interim Executive Director

NAFOA, founded as the Native American Finance Officers Association, names former Yurok Tribal Leader Susan Masten as its interim executive director effective today, June 1, 2023. She was appointed to the position by the NAFOA Board of Directors. As interim executive director, Masten will be responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the organization, as well as leading its strategic direction.

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