PO Box 15004, Flagstaff, AZ 86011-5004
Phone: (928) 523-0526
Fax: (928) 523-1266 Andy.Bessler@nau.edu
NTAA: About Us
The National Tribal Air Association was founded in 2002 with a grant from the United States Environmental Protection Agency Office of Air and
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.
Advocate and advance tribal environmental, cultural, and economic interests in the development of air policy at all levels of government (tribal, federal, state, local, and international).
Promote the development, funding, and capacity building of tribal air management programs.
Promote and facilitate air quality policy and technical information that may include research and scientific and medical studies.
Advance the recognition and acceptance of tribal sovereign authority by conducting effective communication and outreach to state, local, federal, and international agencies, and the general public.
Encourage and support appropriate consultation with all tribal governments in accordance with tribal structures and policies.
BYLAWS 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