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Tribe Announces New Management Team Members


February 04, 2015
Wednesday AM

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Elizabeth Moore

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Grace Singh

(SitNews) Juneau, Alaska - Central Council Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska announced two new members joining their team. Elizabeth Moore joins the team as the new Employment & Training Manager and Grace Singh joins as Special Assistant to the President.

As Employment & Training Manager, Moore will provide oversight of the following programs: Employment Services, General Assistance, Job Placement, Training Services, and Youth Employment Services. Elizabeth brings four years of workforce development program management and five years of tribal management experience, including grants and accounting services with Alaska tribes and community development projects. She returned to Alaska after spending the past two years managing the funds for a non-profit charter school in Caldwell, Idaho.

Moore is Yupik and was born in Dillingham, Alaska and raised in the Bering Sea village of Quinhagak. She has two daughters Alexis and Taren and one son Stephan. Elizabeth is also the proud grandparent of five precious grandchildren. Her family continues to reside in her home village of Quinhagak and her birthplace Dillingham.

Singh’s new position as Special Assistant to the President combines two former positions: Governmental Affairs Liaison and Assistant to the President. This position coordinates intergovernmental activities through effective management and coordination of federal, state, municipal, and intertribal relations to promote the Tribe’s interests and achieve its goals and objectives.

Singh holds a Bachelor’s degree in political science with a minor in journalism from the University of Alaska Fairbanks. She is passionate about tribal sovereignty, subsistence rights, and Alaska Native representation. She brings valuable experience working in the Alaska State Legislature and on the Get out the Native Vote campaign.

Singh was born and raised in Fairbanks, Alaska and is a Steven’s Village tribal member. Her mother is Renee Matthew Singh from Tanana, Alaska and her grandfather is the late Reverend Steven Matthew from Steven’s Village.

Head-quartered in Juneau, Central Council of the Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska is a tribal government representing more than 29,000 Tlingit and Haida Indians worldwide.

Edited by Mary Kauffman, SitNews



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