Jodi Gillette Named To White House Domestic Policy Council

By Paul G on May 4, 2012
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President Barack Obama has named a member of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe to serve as his senior policy adviser for Native American affairs.

Obama announced the appointment of Jodi Gillette to advise him on Native American issues on the White House Domestic Policy Council. Gillette previously worked on Indian issues at the Interior Department.

Obama says Gillette has been a key member of his administration’s efforts in Indian Country. He says she’ll continue to ensure that Native American issues will have a seat at the table.

Gillette is an enrolled member of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, in North Dakota and South Dakota. She holds degrees from Dartmouth College and the University of Minnesota.

Source – AP

 

Jodi Gillette - Obama Administration

Jodi Gillette - Obama Administration

Jodi Gillette - Obama Administration

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3 Responses to “Jodi Gillette Named To White House Domestic Policy Council”

  1. Thunder Jack says:

    Represent well sister! Congrats!!!!
    Much Respects & Love from ONEIDA NATIONS & OJIBWE NATIONS

    Good Words

  2. peggy chmidt says:

    very proud she has this seat and proud our presadent is appointing a female for this seat. we need more women to help run this country.the female has a better view of things and not all gun hole about things as most men are.

  3. Frank Gillette says:

    It is very heartwarming to see someone with the Gillette name finding such a level of success, we wish her the best.

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