Cherokee Nation, President
Vance Blackfox (Cherokee) is Communications Director for Native Americans in Philanthropy. Vance previously served as Executive Director for the Haskell Foundation at Haskell Indian Nations University and Executive Director for the Oaks Indian Mission in Oklahoma. He has served on many committees and organizations presently serving as a member of the ECLA. He is a strong advocate for the healing of the inter-generational trauma experienced by boarding schools survivors and their descendants. Vance is the descendent of a boarding school survivor of Seneca & Chilocco Indian boarding schools.