NTAA: About Us

NTAA: About Us

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The National Tribal Air Association was founded in 2002 with a grant from the United States Environmental Protection Agency Office of Air and Radiation.

The mission of the NTAA is to advance air quality management policies and programs, consistent with the needs, interests, and unique legal status of American Indian Tribes and Alaska Natives.


Click HERE for the current version of the NTAA Bylaws as approved on May 22, 2014

All federally recognized Tribes are eligible to become Member Tribes of the NTAA. All that is required is to fill out this NTAA Membership Form. A Tribe can alo submit a letter or resolution indicating that the Tribe is interested in being considered an NTAA member. There are no membership fees.

Administration of the NTAA is vested in the Executive Committee consisting of ten (10) tribal representatives, one from each of the USEPA Regions, plus one from Alaska. The officers include the Chairperson, Vice-Chairperson, Secretary, and Treasurer.

Here is a brief summary of the Roles and Responsibilities of the EC Members and Officers.

Current Executive Committee Members

Becoming a Member of the Executive Committee. The Tribes in each USEPA Region select the NTAA EC members. The selection process varies according to Region.

Meeting and Call Summaries. Please click here for summaries of Executive Committee meeting notes.

For more information please contact:
Andy Bessler

Project Director