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2022 United Tribes Technical College Tribal Leaders Summit & Trade Show
starts September 6th – 8th, at the Bismarck Event Center!

Join Our Trade Show

Showcase your organization’s product and/or services at the Summit Trade Show. Register as a vendor online here.

Call for Presentations

The application window for the 2022 Summit is now closed. Our goal is for people to experience educational, informative, inspirational, and entertaining, professional development while networking with other tribal leaders.

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Keynote Speakers

Heather Dawn Thompson

Heather Dawn Thompson

Director of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Office of Tribal Relations

Heather Dawn Thompson (Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe) is nationally recognized for her expertise in tribal owned businesses and the legal, tax, financial, and structuring benefits of conducting business with Tribal governments and Tribal corporations. 

Jeannie Hovland

Jeannie Hovland

Vice-Chair & Director of the Office of Self-Regulation of the National Indian Gaming Commission

Jeannie Hovland (Flandreau Santee Sioux) is the Vice-Chair & Director of the Office of Self-Regulation of the National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC). As such, she is responsible for regulating and ensuring the integrity of the more than 524 Indian gaming facilities, associated with over 248 tribes across 29 states. Hovland began her three-year term at the agency on January 17, 2021, after being appointed by the Secretary of the Interior.

 

Tim Mentz

Tim Mentz

Tribal Historic Preservation Officer

Mentz is a cultural resource expert with the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe. He was the first Tribal historic preservation officer in the nation, and continues to be an amazing source of information about cultural sites for his Tribe.

Join Our Trade Show

Showcase your organization’s products and/or services. Register as a vendor here.