Rose David (Anishinaabe, Beausoleil First Nation), Director of Tribal Nations Initiatives
Rose David brings almost 20 years of experience working with rural and urban Native communities throughout the United States, collaborating with a diverse field of community-level stakeholders to support a broad spectrum of projects and initiatives at the community, regional and national level. Rose has an extensive background in program management, grant and organizational oversight, facilitation and culturally appropriate training and technical assistance (T/TA) for Tribal communities and the federal government: SAMHSA, DOJ, DOD, EPA, ANA, FEMA, and CNCS. Rose has provided T/TA for Tribal communities and organizations seeking to develop and maintain prevention and evidence-based practices and programs through culturally based, holistic methodologies and provided assistance in developing collaborative strategies between federal, state, and Tribal entities on strategic planning, coalition building, and evidence-based programs. Rose was the AmeriCorps State and National Subject Matter Expert (SME) for AmeriCorps State and National staff and programs on Tribal initiatives.
As the Director of Tribal Nations Initiatives, she creates public and private funding opportunities to support healthy and resilient tribal communities and builds meaningful relationships with our tribal partners and stakeholders. She holds a B.A. in Native Studies with an Emphasis in Traditional Ecological Knowledge and First Nations Economic Development from Trent University.