Wanda Jean Lord is the Principal Consultant at Lord & Associates and the creator of Getting Better @ Doing Good that is dedicated to finding funding for Tribes & Native Nonprofits, and their Allies. She has worked with or for Tribes, native & mainstream nonprofits and native and ally businesses for nearly 25 years. For more info please see her LinkedIn profile.
Associate - Grants Consultant Yowlunmi - Tule River Tribe
Vernon Vera, a member of the Tule River Tribe, has been involved in program development and management for over 21 years. And during that time, he has been successful in increasing revenues for tribal governments and native organizations in California. Most of his successes as a resource developer has been in the areas of tribal economic development and enhancing tribal infrastructure, including: Housing, Law enforcement, Roads, Water Resources, Telecommunications; Indian Education, Native Culture Development, Tribal Youth Development, Health and Nutrition, Energy Resources and Environmental Protection. As a former member of the Tule River Tribal Council, he is knowledgeable in tribal government, policy development and sovereignty issues. He is also versed in the diversity of native cultures throughout California and other native territories throughout the nation.