Introducing the TribalNet 2020 Advisory Board Members

February 5, 2020 – For over 20 years TribalNet has been, and continues to be, THE industry platform to connect tribal technology decision makers as well as executives/department heads working in tribal gaming/hospitality, government, and health with technology products and solutions. The pinnacle of this year-round work happens each year in November, during the Annual TribalNet Conference and Tradeshow. This year, the event is being held November 9-12, 2020 at the Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center in Grapevine (Dallas), Texas.

Each year TribalNet’s Advisory Boards are the backbone for developing the content for the Annual TribalNet Conference. Shannon Bouschor, Director of Operations for TribalHub comments, “The advisory boards are key to TribalNet putting on such a great line up of sessions and speakers at the annual conference. They are always willing to share ideas and collaborate with us on pushing out the best agenda every year that matters the most to technology decision makers at tribal organizations.”

The Gaming and Hospitality Board Members include:
Virgil Debrosse, IT Sr. Account Manager, Chickasaw Nation
Chris DeCamp, Director of Technical Services, Win-River Resort and Casino
Renita DiStefano, VP of IT/CIO, Seneca Gaming Corporation
John Filippe, Executive Director of MIS, Quinault Beach Resort and Casino
Amy Gates, Director of IT, Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe of Michigan
Angie Litchy, Chief Innovation Officer, Mille Lacs Corporate Ventures
Fran Moore, VP of IT, Cache Creek Casino Resort
Eric Olander, VP of IT, Grand Casinos
John Ormond, Executive Director of Technology Services, Chumash Casino and Hotel
Ram Patrachari, CIO/VP of IT Services, Viejas Enterprises
Richard Rader, CTO, Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Indians
Bryant Santini, CIO, Casino Arizona/Talking Stick Resort
Patrick Tinklenberg, VP of IT, Sycuan Casino

The Government and Member Services Board Members include:
Christopher Abel, Director of IT, Citizen Potawatomi Nation
Sarah R. Adler, Business Solutions Supervisor, Forest County Potawatomi Community
Jon B. James, CIO, Cherokee Nation
Christopher Luter, CIO, Forest County Potawatomi Community
Raul Mavis, IT Director, Pascua Yaqui Tribe
Charles Scharnagle, CIO, The Mohegan Tribe
Jimmy Williams, CIO/Executive Officer IT, Choctaw Nation

The Health IT Board Members include:
Katie Johnson, Integrated Care Coordinator, Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board
Brian Johnston, U.S. Public Health Service, Director of Ancillary Services, Chickasaw Nation Department of Health
Lisa Lyon, Senior Clinical Informatics Coordinator, Cherokee Nation Health Services
Douglas W. McLemore, Management Analyst, Phoenix Indian Medical Center
Sharon Postoak, IT Database Administration Health Manager, Chickasaw Nation Medical Center
Toni Potts, Director of Health Applications, Cherokee Nation Health Services
Andrea Scott, IHS Deputy CIO/Deputy Director OIT, Headquarters Indian Health Service
Andrea Storm, Clinical Applications and Data Manager, Forest County Potawatomi Health and Wellness Center
David Taylor, Clinical Informaticist/BCMA Training and Deployment Manager, Indian Health Service

The Leadership and Executive Board Members include:
Roy Corby, Senior VP of Operations – Global Gaming Solutions, Chickasaw Nation
Matthew Dodd, General Manager, Bear River Resort and Founder,
Dan Garrow, Consultant, VPS and Board Member, Akwesasne Mohawk Casino Resort
Dawn McGrady, Director of Finance, Little River Casino Resort
Christopher Orozco, Director of Team Member Relations, Win-River Resort and Casino
David Owens, CEO, Skokomish Indian Tribal Enterprise, Inc.

TribalNet invites you to join this elite group of industry leaders, along with hundreds of other tribal executives and technology leaders at the 21st Annual Conference and Tradeshow, happening Nov 9-12, 2020 at the Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center in Grapevine (Dallas), Texas. The event offers over 60 learning sessions from six unique tracks, three keynote presentations, top notch networking events and a two day tradeshow with over 150 vendors. Those interested in attending should visit tribalnetconference. com

About TribalNet:

TribalNet was formed in 1999 with the primary purpose of bringing tribes, tribal employees and resources together. Over the past two decades, it has grown to become THE platform to connect and seek opportunities in solutions, best practices, and technology among tribal government, gaming and healthcare industries. These organizations and enterprises use TribalNet as a go-to guide for making well informed decisions. Furthermore, solution providers and vendors work with TribalNet to create solid partnerships within the tribal market by becoming further educated on how to best service this one-of-a-kind market. For over 20 years, TribalNet has fostered many long-lasting peer-to-peer relationships as well as profitable connections. TribalNet is one of four divisions of TribalHub, other divisions include, TribalFocus, TribalValue and TribalWise.

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