Carly Hare is Executive Director Native Americans in Philanthropy after having been a voting member for five years, serving on the institute planning committee for three years, and on the NAP Board of Directors for a year. Carly most recently held the position of the Director of Development for the Native American Rights Fund.
Yohantus Elaine Stephens is the Director of Development for Native Americans in Philanthropy. She began her philanthropy career as a clerical volunteer for the March of Dimes. At the March of Dimes, she used her creative relationship-building skills to foster relationships with key corporate donors to support high-profile events such as the Tribute Salute Dinner honoring producers Ron Howard and Brian Grazer and Celebrity Ski Bum Tournament.
Ron Rowell (Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma/Kaskaskia/Chickasaw) is CEO of the Common Counsel Foundation. He earned his master¹s degree in public health from the University of California at Berkeley. His professional career has included health planning, refugee resettlement, economic development with American Indian tribes, and coordinating the HIV antibody-testing program at the San Francisco Department of Public Health. He founded the National Native American AIDS Prevention Center in 1987 with a group of Native health activists and became its first executive director in late 1988 where he served until August of 2000