PRESS RELEASE: National Council of Urban Indian Health Announces New Board of Directors


Contact: Meredith Raimondi, 202-417-7781,

Washington, DC (March 25, 2020) – The National Council of Urban Indian Health (NCUIH) announces the election of the new members to its Board of Directors. The election took place during the 2020 Annual Virtual Meeting on March 25, 2020.

“I am pleased to welcome our newest members to our Board of Directors. All individuals are poised to support the development of quality, accessible, and culturally-competent health services for American Indians and Alaska Natives living in urban areas,” said Francys Crevier, Executive Director of NCUIH.


President Walter Murillo*
Vice-President Robyn Sunday-Allen
President-Elect Sonya Tetnowski
Secretary Linda Son-Stone
Treasurer Scott Black

Note: Walter Murillo was confirmed in a previous election.

Board Members

Region Board Members
1 Kerry Lessard
2 RoxAnne Lavallie-Unabia
3 Reid Wendel
4 Todd Wilson
5 Maureen Rosette
6 Sonya Tetnowski, Scott Black
7 Walter Murillo, Linda Son-Stone, Robyn Sunday-Allen
8 Adrianne Maddux

NCUIH 2020 – 2021 Board of Directors

Region 1
Kerry Lessard, Board Member
Descendant of Absentee Shawnee
Executive Director
Native American Lifelines of Baltimore
106 West Clay St. Baltimore, MD 21201
Region 3
Reid Wendel, Board Member
Rosebud Sioux Tribe
Executive Director
South Dakota Urban Indian Health, Inc.
1200 N West Ave, Sioux Falls, SD 57103
Region 4
Todd Wilson, Board Member
Executive Director
Helena Indian Alliance-Leo Pocha Clinic
501 Euclid Ave, Helena, MT 59601
Region 6 (b)
Scott Black, Board Treasurer
Descendant of Miami of Ohio and Mohican of Ohio 
Executive Director
American Indian Health Services
4141 State Street #B-11, Santa Barbara, CA 93110
Region 7 (a)
Linda Son-Stone, Board Secretary
Executive Director
First Nations Community HealthSource
5608 Zuni NE, Albuquerque, NM 87108
Region 7 (c)
Robyn Sunday-Allen, Board Vice-President
Chief Executive Officer
Oklahoma City Indian Clinic
4913 West Reno Avenue, Oklahoma City, OK 73127
Region 2
RoxAnne M Lavallie-Unabia, Board Member
Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa
Interim Executive Director
American Indian Health Service of Chicago
4326 W Montrose Ave, Chicago, IL 60641
Region 5
Maureen Rosette, Board Member
Chippewa Cree
Chief Operations Officer
N.A.T.I.V.E. Project
1803 Maxwell Ave. Spokane, WA 99201
Region 6 (a)
Sonya Tetnowski,Board President-Elect
Makah Tribe
Executive Director
Indian Health Center of Santa Clara Valley
1211 Meridian Avenue. San Jose, CA 95125
Region 7 (b)
Walter Murillo, Board President
Chief Executive Officer
Native Health Center
4041 North Central Avenue, Building C. Phoenix, AZ 85012
Region 8
Adrianne Maddux, Board Member
Executive Director
Denver Indian Health and Family Services
2880 W. Holden Place. Denver, CO 80204





The National Council of Urban Indian Health (NCUIH) is the national non-profit organization devoted to the support and development of quality, accessible, and culturally-competent health and public health services for American Indians and Alaska Natives (AI/ANs) living in urban areas. NCUIH is the only national representative of the 41 Title V Urban Indian Organizations (UIOs) under the Indian Health Service (IHS) in the Indian Health Care Improvement Act (IHCIA). NCUIH strives to improve the health of the over 70% of the AI/AN population that lives in urban areas, supported by quality, accessible health care centers.

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