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Elaine Wilson, CPM*

Elaine Wilson Elaine H. Wilson is an enrolled member of the Navajo Nation and works for the National Tribal Air Association (NTAA), an association of 120 Member Tribes in the United States. The NTAA has been and is a leading voice for Tribal air quality issues, programs, and policies since 2002. She assists the NTAA Project Director with programmatic, administrative and logistical duties of the NTAA.

Previously, Elaine worked for the Inter Tribal Council of Arizona, Inc. (ITCA) for over 25 years and served as the Environmental Quality Programs (EQP) Director from January 2004 to June 2015. She was responsible for managing and directing programs, projects and training activities, including oversight of technical assistance, research, program development, implementation, and information collection for ITCA Member Tribes. As the EQP Director, Elaine supervised program coordinators, environmental specialists and consultants.

The ITCA EQP operated and implemented programs designed to build the capacity of Tribes in the following areas: drinking water systems, solid waste, air quality (ambient & indoor air), pesticides, underground storage tanks, and emergency preparedness. Two of the programs served Tribes nationwide.

Elaine received her Bachelor of Science Degree from Arizona State University (ASU) and completed an inaugural Tribal Certified Public Manager (CPM*) Program at ASU, and received certification in June of 2010. She enjoys spending time with her family, reading, cooking, camping, fishing and enjoying the great outdoors.

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