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Ms. Lisa John

Secretary of Culture and Humanities

Chickasaw Nation

HQ Phone: (405) 253-8200

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Chickasaw Nation

2600 John Saxon Blvd.

Norman, Oklahoma 73071

United States

Company Description

In 1987 the Chickasaw Nation began honoring Chickasaws who made significant contributions to Chickasaw people or the Native American community by induction into the Chickasaw Nation Hall of Fame. Since then, many Chickasaw men and women have been nominate ... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Native Explorers

Rosetta Stone

Americans for Indian Opportunity

Affiliations

Secretary
Department of Culture & Humanities

Member, Advisory Committee
First Nations Development Institute

Member
American Society for Public Administrators and Native Americans

Board Member
Tears Association

Member
Oklahoma Federation of Indian Women and Native Americans

Education

Bachelor's of Arts degree

political science

University of Oklahoma

master's degree

public administration

masters

Public Administration

University of Oklahoma

Web References (40 Total References)


The Official Site of the Chickasaw Nation | Heritage & Culture | Staff/Trustees

www.chickasaw.net [cached]

Ms. Lisa John began her association with the Chickasaw Foundation in 1995 as the recording secretary and served as the first executive director in 1999.Lisa's employment with the Chickasaw Nation started in 1994.In her position as special assistant to the Governor she serves as the lead negotiator of the tribes in the area of self governance and was instrumental in the development of the Lighthorse Police.Lisa is the current administrator for the Chickasaw Nation's Division of Education.She serves on the First Nation's Development Institute Advisory Committee: Strengthening Native American Philanthropy, the Trail of Tears Association Board of Directors, a member of the American Society for Public Administrators and Native Americans in Philanthropy.In 1991, Ms. John graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a Bachelor's of Arts degree in political science and is currently working on her master's degree in public administration.Ms. John also completed the American Indians for Opportunity Ambassador program in 2001-2002.


The Official Site of the Chickasaw Nation | Heritage & Culture | Staff/Trustees

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Ms. Lisa John began her association with the Chickasaw Foundation in 1995 as the recording secretary and served as the first executive director in 1999.Lisa's employment with the Chickasaw Nation started in 1994.In her position as special assistant to the Governor she serves as the lead negotiator of the tribes in the area of self governance and was instrumental in the development of the Lighthorse Police.Lisa is the current administrator for the Chickasaw Nation's Division of Education.She serves on the First Nation's Development Institute Advisory Committee: Strengthening Native American Philanthropy, the Trail of Tears Association Board of Directors, a member of the American Society for Public Administrators and Native Americans in Philanthropy.In 1991, Ms. John graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a Bachelor's of Arts degree in political science and is currently working on her master's degree in public administration.Ms. John also completed the American Indians for Opportunity Ambassador program in 2001-2002.


The Official Site of the Chickasaw Nation | Heritage & Culture | Staff/Trustees

www.cnii-1.com [cached]

Ms. Lisa John has served on the Chickasaw Foundation Board since December 1999.Ms. John serves as a special assistant to Governor Bill Anoatubby, specializing in self-governance programs, for the Chickasaw Nation.

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Ms. John serves on the First Nation's Development Institute Advisory Committee: Strengthening Native American Philanthropy, Tribal Self Governance Advisory Committee workgroup, IHS Tribal Self Governance Advisory Committee technical workgroup, Tribal Leaders Diabetes Committee technical workgroup, the Trail of Tears Association Board of Directors and is a member of the Oklahoma Federation of Indian Women and Native Americans in Philanthropy.In 1991, Ms. John graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a Bachelor's of Arts degree in political science and is currently working on her master's degree in public administration.Ms. John completed the American Indians for Opportunity Ambassador program in 2001-2002.


NativeExplorerslive | Culturists

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Lisa John

Lisa John, Chickasaw, received a Bachelor's of Arts in political science and a Master of Public Administration from the University of Oklahoma. She began working for the Chickasaw Nation in 1994, and currently serves as the Secretary of Culture and Humanities. The department of culture and humanities includes the divisions of Arts & Humanities, History and Culture, Chickasaw Cultural Center and Historic Preservation. Under Lisa's leadership, the department of culture and humanities looks to preserve, protect and provide awareness about Chickasaw history and culture through efforts including instruction, art, and preservations efforts.
Lisa served as the Education Division Administrator from 2005-2012. As the division of education administrator, Ms. John oversaw education programs offered by the Chickasaw Nation including early childhood (Head Start), child care services, education services, supportive programs, vocational rehabilitation and education administration. In addition, Lisa was instrumental in the establishment of the Chickasaw Nation Native Explorer Program.
Prior to being named the Education Division Administrator, Lisa served as the lead negotiator for the Chickasaw Nation Office of Self Governance, specifically for the Bureau of Indian Affairs and the Indian Health Service programs. In that position, she negotiated the assumption of three major programs from the Bureau of Indian Affairs: the Indian Reservation Roads program, court of federal offenses, and law enforcement. After the assumption of law enforcement, Ms. John was responsible for overseeing the creation and development of the Chickasaw Nation Lighthorse Police Department.
Lisa serves on the Ada City Schools Foundation, Oklahoma Advisory Council on Indian Education, Ada Chamber of Commerce, and the Oklahoma Center for Non-profits.
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Only employed with the tribe for three and half months, the Secretary of the Department of Culture and Humanities, Lisa John, appointed Joe as her special assistant.


the Chickasaw Nation | Governor Bill Anoatubby | News Releases

www.chickasawlegislature.com [cached]

Bill Anoatubby, center, is joined by several tribal elected officials and staff members to turn dirt for the tribal Science-Technology-Math Academy Monday, April 26, in Ada, Okla. From left, Chickasaw Nation Head Start director Danny Wells, architect Tim Elliott, program manager Lynne Chatfield, tribal Education Division Administrator Lisa John, Gov.

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