Dir of eMktg, Chickasaw Nation Division of Commerce
Allison has worked in high tech and web for over 10 years. She lived in Germany for many years and has a MA in German Literature and Culture, of all things! As a member of the Chickasaw Nation, she jumped at the chance to leverage Digital Media to support the tribal business initiatives that fund services for Chickasaw People and Native Americans.
Community Tech Center Coord, College Of Menominee Nation
I am a member of the Menominee Indian tribe located in Keshena Wisconsin. I am a war veteran from Iraq, was in the Marines. Graduated with an Associates Degree, "Microcomputer Specialists". Work as a basic computer instructor this past summer, now still teaching but with another job as the Community Technology Center Coordinator.
Pres, Center for Rural Strategies
Dee Davis is the founder and president of the Center for Rural Strategies. Dee has helped design and lead national public information campaigns on topics as diverse as commercial television programming and federal banking policy. The Center for Rural Strategies leads the steering committee of the National Rural Assembly and publishes the Daily Yonder, an online newspaper focused on rural life and work. Dee began his media career in 1973 as a trainee at Appalshop, an arts and cultural center devoted to exploring Appalachian life and social issues in Whitesburg, Kentucky. As Appalshop's executive producer, the organization created more than 50 public TV documentaries, established a media training program for Appalachian youth, and launched initiatives that use media as a strategic tool in organization and development. Dee is a member of the Rural Advisory Committee of the Local Initiatives Support Corporation, the boards of directors of Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation, Fund for Innovative Television, the Media and Democracy Coalition, and Feral Arts of Brisbane, Australia. He is also a member of the Institute for Rural Journalism’s national advisory board as well as the advisory board for the Rural Policy Research Institute. Dee lives in Whitesburg, Kentucky.
Interactive Media Specialist, NAPT (Native American Public Telecommunications)
Eric Martin, Interactive Media Specialist, has been working at Native American Public Telecommunications (NAPT) since 1996. He helped create the AIROS Native Networks’ online presence working on live webcasts and podcasts. Eric's current responsibilities have him focusing on the opportunities that New Media presents in being able to tell stories that won't necessarily work within traditional broadcast media. Eric received his Bachelor in Journalism with Distinction from the University of Nebraska - Lincoln in 1997. Eric has given presentations on webcasting, web development and radio broadcasting at the Tribal Technology Visioning Conference, National Federation of Community Broadcasters' National Youth in Radio Training Project, the Aboriginal Streams Audio Streaming Workshop, the Great Plains Music & Dance Festival and Symposium, the Native American Journalist Association Convention and the Intertribal Native Radio Summit.