Seeking Board of Directors





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  • Upon review of the full application, you will be contacted and potentially interview with the current board of directors.


Executive Director |  Yolanda Francisco-Nez



Restoring Ancestral Winds, Inc. (RAW) is a 501C3 nonprofit serving Tribal Nations and urban Native American communities in the Great Basin Region. RAW was formally established in 2014 and is funded by the U.S. Department of Justice Office of Violence Against Women Tribal Programs, Utah Department of Health and private donations. 

A board member contributes service to address violence against Native American people by working with a team of thoughtful leaders who seek to increase the safety Native American women victimized by crimes under the U.S. Violence Against Women Act. Each board member is a volunteer position serving for a two year term.

Organization’s Mission

Restoring Ancestral Winds, Inc. mission is to support healing in our indigenous communities. We will: advocate for healthy relationships; educate our communities on issues surrounding stalking, domestic, sexual, dating and family violence; collaborate with Great Basin community members and stakeholders; honor and strengthen traditional values of all our relations. 

Organization’s Program and Services

RAW works to enhance Tribal, federal, state and local responses to violence against Native women and LGBTQ/2S individuals, reducing violence against women and the LGBTQ/2S community, improving access to services, and increasing opportunities and resources to support healing and restoration. RAW conducts programming by offering technical assistance, training and informing policy that affects Native American survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault.

Organization's Race, Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion

Restoring Ancestral Winds, Inc. is committed to creating an environment that supports equal employment opportunity and nondiscrimination for all persons, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, perceived or actual sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, marital status, national origin, or disability. 

Skills & Talents of Ideal Candidate

Treasurer - accounting experience of at least 2 years. 

Secretary –experience with recording, keeping meeting minutes along with other administrative duties.

What can this position offer the applicant?

A resume builder, broaden network of professionals, gain expertise on complex issues and deepen understanding about Native American people. 

Meeting Times and Frequency

6:00-8:00 pm 

Monthly on the last Tuesday of each month

Overall time commitment for this position will be up to 5 hours a month.

Meeting Location

9075 South 1300 East, Suite 108 or by phone 

Current Number of Board Members and Vacancies

There are currently 3 board members serving and 4 vacancies.