Mandan, Hidatsa, and Arikara Nation
Interim Executive Director
Raquel Halsey joined NAICOB’s Board of Directors in February 2015 to fill a vacancy and was subsequently elected to the Board in 2016. As the Board President, she worked with Joanne Dunn to transition into the role of Interim Executive Director.
In Massachusetts, Raquel worked for the Harvard University Native American Program and taught afterschool for Building Educated Leaders for Life (BELL). During her time on NAICOB’s Board of Directors, Raquel worked with the Department of Employment and Training to strengthen education initiatives at the Center. Before moving to Boston, she worked with children and families in the District of Columbia and Maryland during her time with CASA for Children of DC, and helped to develop curricula for StandardsWork, a non-profit education consultancy. Prior to this, she worked for a Member of the United States House of Representatives, where she handled legislation concerning Native Americans, seniors, and housing. Raquel has developed mentoring programs, managed internship programs and campaign initiatives in her effort to advance the personal and professional development of youth, particularly in urban communities of color.
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Michelle M. Hughes, MSCed
Director, Department of Employment and Training
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Program Assistant, Department of Employment and Training
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Outreach Coordinator, Department of Employment and Training
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Clerical Assistant, Department of Employment and Training
Staff Attorney, Advocacy Services
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Social Worker, Advocacy Services
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