NAFSA BOARD OF DIRECTORS
John R. Shotton (Otoe-Missouria Tribe)
John R. Shotton is the current Chairman of the Native American Financial Services Association and is also the Chairman of the Otoe-Missouria Tribe of Indians. He has served in that capacity since being elected in November 2007. Prior to be elected to the office of Chairman, he served on the Tribal Council as the First Member for two years. Chairman Shotton is a member of the Owl Clan and belongs to the Otoe Eloska Society as well as the Red Rock Creek Gourd Dancers.
Chairman Shotton holds a Bachelor of Business Administration and a Master of Public Administration Degree from the University of Oklahoma. Prior to serving the Otoe-Missouria Tribe, Chairman Shotton worked for the University of Oklahoma’s American Indian Institute developing and administering programs for tribes across the United States. In 2012, Chairman Shotton was recognized as one of the “Native American 40 under 40” by the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development.
Jason Weaver (Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians)
Beau Mitchell (Chippewa-Cree Tribe )
Jim Williams (Lac Vieux Desert Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians)
Cynthia Parada (La Posta Band of Mission Indians)
Donald Duncan (Guidiville Indian Rancheria (Pomo)
Melinda Young (Lac Du Flambeau Ojibwe Nation)
Sandra Knight (Mechoopda Indian Tribe of Chico Rancheria)
Carla Rodriguez (Big Valley Band of Pomo Indians)