FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 31st, 2017
Contact: Ashley Tuomi, DHSc
On behalf of the National Council of Urban Indian Health, I am very pleased to announce that the Executive Director position has been filled by Francys Crevier. Francys previously served NCUIH as the Director of Governmental Affairs and has brought a lot of experience to NCUIH. Francys will assume her role as the Executive Director effective immediately.
Francys Crevier (Algonquin) has been serving Indian Country for a little over a decade. She has served in various capacities from clerking for Tribal supreme courts and working for the United Nations Special Rapporteur for the Rights of Indigenous Peoples to representing Tribes as in-house counsel and special prosecutor. She joined the Indian healthcare field in 2015 to advocate for better healthcare in Indian Country as well as educate Tribal members and communities on their alternative healthcare options. She joined NCUIH in 2016 as the Policy Analyst and Congressional Relations Liaison and later became the Director of Governmental Affairs. Francys received her J.D. from University of Arizona Law with a Certificate in Indigenous Peoples Law and Policy and her B.A. in Public Administration from Florida International University.
Please join me and the rest of the Board of Directors in congratulating Francys on her new position. There will be a welcome call on August 15th at 2pm. Look for the invite to come out soon for your chance to talk with our new Executive Director.