We're thrilled that Jeri Brunoe will be joining us as this year's Keynote Speaker.
Ms. Brunoe is an enrolled member of the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs Reservation in Oregon, and the founder of Brunoe Training and Consulting, which specializes in providing training for businesses, tribes, nations, tribal organizations and those organizations which serve Native Americans, Alaska Natives and other Indigenous populations. With a passion for wellness, service learning and cultural preservation, Ms. Brunoe finds her culture and traditions to be the foundation of her work and her lifestyle. Her dynamic style is innovative, filled with laughter and tears, and most certainly brings insight to the well-being of others.
Ms. Brunoe expands her life-long work to the arts as an actor, writer and producer. She has performed, throughout the country the play "Salmon Woman," which depicts her personal journey through various characters, while launching her first book “Grandma Says Love, Listen, Live" along with conducting speaking engagements. Her acting resume includes films such as “Buffalo Soldiers,” television appearances, commercials and theatre performances.
Ms. Brunoe was invited to the White House under the Clinton Administration to participate in the President’s Initiative on Race as a Woman Leader. She is a Mentor/Leader for the Community Anti- Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA) and most recently has been given the honor to become an International Peace Ambassador.