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Native Advisory Committee (NAC)

Purpose: The purpose of this Professional Advisory Committee is to provide leadership and insight on Native history, traditions, values and culture that will help establish and refine Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s systems and methods of service to assure the greatest benefit possible for our Native organizations.

Terms of Appointment: 2 years

Key Roles:

  • Provide input to Native Services on training and professional development needs for Club professionals and volunteers of Clubs serving Native youth.
  • Serve as faculty, trainers or speakers for Native training events.
  • Share information on programming needs of Clubs.
  • Provide input on issues facing Native Youth. Support the identification of resources to further BGCA services to Native Youth that will support new and existing Native Clubs.

Duties/Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Participate in one face-to-face and two conference call NAC meetings held each year.
  • Participate on one sub-committee identified by NAC
  • Participate on monthly sub-committee calls
  • Support the overall work of BGCA and promote the Movement-wide strategic direction throughout Indian Country.
  • Identify possible sponsors and share with BGCA to securing their support.

Structure: 14 members

Meetings per year: One face to face meeting and two conference calls