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Dean Turner (2023-2025)

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.

John Bunch

John Bunch (2021-2023)

John Bunch has worked in the private and public company sectors. He has been in management, consulting, and software development, tribal relations, commercial and tribal gaming, as well as entertainment and software development industries. His background is based in Tribal Government & Enterprises; John is a voting tribal member of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma and has spent over 25 years dedicated to the expansion of tribal enterprises and businesses. He is now proud of being part of the affordable housing movement.

Tanya Richardson

Tanya Richardson (2022-2024)

Tanya Richardson has served as an AICCO State Board Member since 2019.

Dusty Schuler

Dusty Schuler (2022-2024)

Dusty Schuler is both Muscogee Creek and Cherokee Indian, as a registered Muscogee Creek citizen, He lives within his tribal reservation along with his wife Jessica and four sons, where he raises longhorn cattle, just as his family has done since the American Indian Removal Act of 1830. Dusty is an Architectural Consultant for Burgess Company.  Dusty‘s journey in Architectural Consulting began in 2010 when he retired as a Professional Bull Rider and joined the United Brotherhood of Carpenters. As a union carpenter he attended school where he gained a vast amount of construction knowledge, he also attended Mt. Hood C.C. where he learned and sharpened his construction management skills. He owned and operated multiple companies including a construction company in Kalama WA. His experience includes helping with the early design of Intel D1X, numerous buildings for Microsoft, Seattle Convention Center, Gilcrease Museum, and Bixby High School.

Dusty firmly believes in the power of collaboration and knowledge sharing. He is confident that if he can unite Native American business owners to engage in supporting each other’s businesses through B2B sales and mentorship as other nationalities do, we will see a dynamic growth and empowerment in Indian Country and for the next American Indian generation.

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Amber Sharp (2024-2026)

Amber Sharp was elected to the AICCO State Board in 2023.