Organizational Membership and Service Activity

Washington State Native American Education Board, Superintendent Of Public Instruction.  (Olympia, Washington).

Indian Child Welfare Advisory Committee, Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS) Spokane, Washington.  Volunteer case management consultation on foster care and pre-adoption cases for Indian children due to child abuse and neglect.

National Indian Education Association (Washington, D.C.).  Member and Board Advisor to the development and publication of an annual convention proceedings document on the forum sessions designed to articulate policy recommendations, legislation, and a national research agenda for Indian Education.

Washington State School Directors Association. (Olympia, Washington Summer 1993).  Invited to and did serve on the Inchelium School District Superintendent Search as a member of the WSSDA team.

Catholic Diocese of Spokane, Campaign For Human Development Committee Member.  Volunteer service (1992-96) in assisting the Office of Social Ministries with their discretionary grant program designed to address poverty and social justice issues.

Gonzaga University Task Force On Cultural And Racial Equality, Committee Member. Board of Trustees commissioned this committee to develop a comprehensive plan to enhance campus climate, review employment practices, assess University curriculum, and study existing administrative policies and procedures in an effort to address racism and other forms of discrimination.

Gonzaga University, School of Law, Institute For Action Against Hate, Founding Member on the Board of Advisors for the Institute.

Gonzaga University, University Council On Retention, Member for AY 1997-98.

Gonzaga University, Ad Hoc Committee On Service Learning, Member for AY 1997-98.

Gonzaga University, Academic Council, Member for AY 1998-99.

Gonzaga University, School Of Education, Doctoral Faculty Search Committee Member, Spring Semester 1996.

Appalachia Educational Laboratory, ERIC Clearinghouse On Rural Education and Small Schools.  Editorial Board Member (1993 to Present).  Have offered critical assessments and editorial comments on several ERIC Digests and articles being considered for publication and dissemination by the Clearinghouse.

U. S. Department Of Education Program Review Panel. (Washington, D.C. August 13-18, 1995). Served on a Review Panel to evaluate the Office Of Educational Research And Improvement (OERI) Educational Laboratory Program for the 1996-2001 contracting cycle.

National Association For Multicultural Education (Madison, WI.), Member in good standing, 1998-99.

Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory, Comprehensive Technical Assistance Center For Region X, Advisory Board Member.  Consultation advice on school reform and equity issues.

Alpha Sigma Nu, Gonzaga University, Inducted Academic Year 1996-97, Invited Banquet Keynote Speaker (February 21, 1997, Spokane, Washington) on Greenleaf's Theory of Servant Leadership: The Spirit of Social Justice Activism.