William D. Lowe (2017-19)
William is the owner of WilLowe Consulting, LLC and is a proud Citizen of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation. William attended the Muscogee (Creek) Nation Boarding School and graduated from Eufaula High School in Oklahoma. After high school William served his Country as an Infantryman in the United States Marine Corps for nine years. Once his military service was complete, he attended and graduated from Bacone College where he majored in Business Administration.
William began his professional career at the Cherokee Heritage Center in Tahlequah, OK serving as a membership coordinator. It was there that he found his passion for Native American Non-profit Fundraising and Tourism serving as the Development/ Tourism & Marketing Director. William is credentialed as a Certified Fundraising Manager and a Certified Tourism Industry Specialist through Indiana University-Perdue University Indianapolis. After honing in his skills as a business leader, William served as the Executive Director of the Grand Lake Association in Grove, OK.
Felecia Freeman (2019-2020)
Felecia Freeman is a Citizen Potawatomi tribal member who has worked for the Nation for 12 years. She is a commercial loan officer and a certified credit counselor for the Citizen Potawatomi Community Development Corporation, where she has assisted in making over $40 million in loans to Native American entrepreneurs. She is the CPCDC liaison for the Comanche Nation Revolving Loan Fund in Lawton, Oklahoma and coordinates the credit-counseling program for CPN tribal members.
She is active in the community, serving on the board for the American Indian Chamber of Commerce of Oklahoma, Treasurer for the Neighboring 101 Board, Shawnee Leadership Committee Member, and as an Ambassador for the Greater Shawnee Chamber of Commerce. She is a member of Opportunity Finance Network (OFN), The Native Community Development Financial Institution Network (NCN), and the Oklahoma Native Asset Coalition (ONAC). She holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Central Oklahoma.
Dean Turner (2017-19)
Past President of North Central American Indian Chamber of Commerce of OK (AICCO) for three years. Served on state board AICCO for 9 years. Served on US Army (SF), Past Commander American Legion, Past VFW Commander, All American Commander, Past President of Lions Club, Board Member on Lions Boys Ranch & Foundation, Deacon 1St Christian Church, 32 Mason, Scottish Rite VP Class, York Rite, Shriner, and many boards.
Received 100s of Awards, Melvin Jones Fellowship, Medical Technologist of the Year, and Who’s Who in Business. Owner of Turner Business Consultants (TBC) and EDT Adv. Co. Married to Kay and have 2 Children, Timothy & Tiffany.
Tanya Richardson (2019-20)
Tanya Richardson is a citizen of the Seminole Nation. She was born and raised in Seminole Oklahoma.
Richardson began her work in the insurance industry at the age of sixteen. She started her own insurance agency in 2009 and helped create the Brokerage/IMO in 2018 known as ABC Tribal Benefits, specializing in helping tribal members to acquire insurance through the Health Marketplace or Medicare plan options.
Richardson works alongside the clinic’s Patient Advocates and Patient Referred Care Team to provide the best care for the beneficiary. She is a liaison between PRC, the client and insurance company and/or service providers to facilitate resolutions to all issues. Her previous work in IHS Contract Health, has given her valuable insight and knowledge in her field.
She is the President of the American Indian Chamber of Commerce – OKC Chapter and serves as a State Board Member of the American Indian Chamber of Commerce.
Chapter Presidents are also voting Board Members
- Eastern: Greg Willie – Email: email@example.com
- North Central: Samantha Shepherd – Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Northeast: Hoyit Bacon – Email: Hoyit@thepathllc.com
- Oklahoma City: Tanya Richardson – Email: email@example.com
- Southeast: Michele Meza – Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Southwest: Kelly Price – Email: Kp8650@gmail.com
- Tulsa: Brandon Caruso – Email: email@example.com