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Tue, Nov 30


Dimond Center Hotel

Governance & Leadership in Tribal Housing

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Governance & Leadership in Tribal Housing
Governance & Leadership in Tribal Housing

Time & Location

Nov 30, 2021, 9:00 AM AKST – Dec 02, 2021, 4:30 PM AKST

Dimond Center Hotel, 700 E Dimond Blvd, Anchorage, AK 99515, USA

About the event


AAHA will host a three (3) day training that will provide attendees with a comprehensive introduction to the roles and responsibilities of Board of Commissioners and Tribal Council members with regard to the Native American Housing Assistance and Self Determination Act of 1996 (NAHASDA). Topics to be addressed include; Fiduciary Responsibilities; Conflict of Interest; Procurement; Compliance and Monitoring; Admissions Requirements; Policy Requirements; and Decision Making. This course provides the foundation for Board of Commissioner and Tribal Council members to be successful in applying applicable rules and policies to conflict resolution and decision-making. Case studies, group discussions, and hands-on exercises will be applied to reinforce NAHASDA concepts.

Please note: This training is scheduled to take place in-person, pending travely and public gathering guidelines related to COVID-19 at time of training.


Cielo Gibson has extensive experience with Indian Housing throughout the United Stated and Alaska, as professional trainer, administrator and developer. Ms. Gibson has worked as an executive director for high-risk Indian housing authorities for over 20 years and has implemented numerous programs using low-income housing tax credits, Section 184 and ICDBG funds.

Who should attend?

New and veteran Board of Commissioners and Tribal Council members, Executive Directors, and any other staff interested in the roles and responsibilities of the Board of Commissioners and Tribal Council as it pertains to NAHASDA.

Questions or to Register by phone, please call Cynthia Gurisko at (907)330-8397 or email at

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