Dr. Gail Cheney (PhD in Leadership and Change, GSLC) has been named Senior Director of Organizational Development for the Central Council of the Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska, a tribal government representing over 32,000 Tlingit and Haida Indians worldwide. The sovereign entity serves Tlingit and Haida people throughout the United States. In this new role Dr. Cheney will support the leadership and management team to develop strategies promoting growth and innovation to foster organizational change while upholding the mission and vision of the Tribe. Dr. Cheney has over two decades of progressive professional experience ranging in multiple industries including academia, non-profit, environmental, Alaska Native for-profit regional, village, subsidiary businesses, and social enterprise corporations, along with other consulting experience.
Gwynne Garfinkle’s ‘06 (Antioch University Los Angeles, MFA in Creative Writing) piece, “Sinking, Singing,” was reprinted by Mermaids Monthly.