Key Partners

Federal Partners

Complete HHS, FEMA, USDA, BIA Contact List

White House, CDC and FEMA COVID-19 website

Indian Health Service (IHS) Area Offices and Directors

Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) Regional Offices

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) TribalSupport@cdc.gov 404-498-0300

FEMA Tribal Contacts

World Health Organization

Federal Trade Commission

USDA Rural Development Launches COVID-19 Resources page

U.S. Food & Drug Administration

U.S. Department of Education Contact: Susan Falconer (Phone: 202-320-6837)

U.S. Department of Agriculture Contact: Lillie Brady (Phone: 202-845-3872)

U.S. Small Business Administration Contact: Ryan Lambert (Phone: 202-615-6570)

U.S. Department of Labor

U.S. Department of Homeland Security Contact: Cherie Short (Phone: 202-893-2941)

U.S. Department of State Contact: Bill Killion (Phone: 202-647-7595)

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Contact: Thayer Verschoor (Phone: 202-461-7385)

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Contact: Britt Carter (Phone: 202-440-0728)

U.S. Department of the Interior

Office of the Director of National Intelligence

U.S. Election Assistance Commission

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services: Darcie Johnston (Phone: 202-690-1058)

U.S. Department of Transportation: Sean Poole (Office: 202-597-5109, Cell: 202-366-3132)

Advisory Council on Historic Preservation

Tribal Partners

National Indian Health Board (NIHB): Stacy A. Bohlen, Chief Executive Officer – 202-507-4073

National Council of Urban Indian Health (NCUIH): Fracys Crevier, Executive Director

National Council of American Indians (NCAI): Fawn Sharp, President

Native American Finance Officers Association (NAFOA): Dante Desiderio, Executive Officer – 202-631-2003

National American Indian Housing Council (NAIHC)

National Congress of American Indians: Resources for Indian Country

Situation Summaries—posted weekly beginning 7/16

Indigenous Food and Agriculture Initiative: COVID-19 Resource Library

Native American Agriculture Fund: COVID-19 Resource Page

Tribal Epidemiology Centers

(Link to map) (COVID-19 Resources)

Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium: Ellen M. Provost, DO, MPH, MS, 907-729-4567 COVID19plan@anthc.org

Albuquerque Area Southwest: Kevin English, DrPH, 505-962-2602

California Rural Indian Health Board: Vanesscia Cresci, MSW, MPA, 916-929-9761

Great Lakes Inter Tribal Council: German Gonzalez, MD, MPH, 715-588-1093

Great Plains Tribal Chairmen’s Health Board: PJ Beaudry, MPH, 605-721-1922 ext. 155

Inter Tribal Council of Arizona: Jamie Ritchey, PhD, MPH, 602-258-4822

Navajo Nation: Ramona Antone-Nez, MPH, BSN, 928-871-6265

Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board: Victoria Warren-Mears, PhD, 503-228-4185

Rocky Mountain Tribal Leaders Council: Helen Tesfai, 406-252-2550

Southern Plains Tribal Health Board: Tracy Prather, MHA, 405-652-9216

United South and Eastern Tribes: Christy Duke, 615-872-7900 USETCovid19responseteam@usetinc.org

Urban Indian Health Institute: Abigail Echo-Hawk, MA, 206-812-3030

State Health Departments