Published March 15, 2017
WASHINGTON — On Wednesday, March 15 at 2:00 p.m.- EDT, the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, and House Committee on Natural Resources will hold a bicameral roundtable discussion on “Building Native America Together: Infrastructure Innovation and Improvements for the New Administration and Indian Country.”
The roundtable will feature four panels. The first will focus on transportation infrastructure, the second on water infrastructure, the third on connectivity and broadband, and the fourth on community development.
WHAT: A bicameral roundtable discussion on “Building Native America
Together: Infrastructure Innovation and Improvements for the New Administration and Indian Country.”
WHEN: 2:00 PM EDT, Wednesday, March 15, 2017
WHERE: Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room G-50
Live video will be provided at indian.senate.gov.
Panel I – Transportation Infrastructure
Mr. Delbert Rexford
Special Assistant and Advisor to the President
Ukpeaġvik Iñupiat Corporation (UIC)
The Honorable Edward Manuel
Tohono O’odham Nation
The Honorable Leslie Shakespeare
Eastern Shoshone Tribe of the Wind River Reservation
Panel II – Water Infrastructure
Mr. William Rudnicki
Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community of Minnesota
The Honorable James Floyd
Muscogee (Creek) Nation
Mr. Ryan Rusche
Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes of the Flathead Reservation
Panel III – Connectivity/Broadband
Ms. Belinda Nelson
Gila River Telecommunication, Inc.
Mr. Derek Dyson
Attorney (Duncan, Weinberg, Genzer, & Pembroke)
Navajo Tribal Utility Authority
Panel IV – Community Development
Mr. Jon Whirlwind Horse
Oglala Sioux Tribe Education Agency
Mr. Jeff Seidel
Senior Vice President
Dougherty & Company LLC
Mr. Stephen Hockins
Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians
The Honorable Darrell Shay
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