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Tribal Listening Session

Denver Colorado
September 24, 2012
1 to 4 pm MT
Moderator: Cathy Abramson, Tribal Leader


1 to 1:10 pm

Tribal Opening

  • Invocation
  • Recognition of elected leaders, health board members, and Tribal, Federal and State Officials
1:10 to 1:20 pm

Federal and Area Welcome

  • Regional Director, HHS Region
  • Area Indian Health Service Director, IHS
1:20 to 1:30 pm

Welcome and Introductions

  • Tribal Leader - TBA
  • Elizabeth Carr, Tribal Affairs Specialist, Office of Intergovernmental and External Affairs, introduction of HRSA Administrator
1:30 to 1:50 pm

HRSA Update

  • Mary K. Wakefield, PhD, RN, Administrator, Health Resources and Services Administration
    • HRSA Budget and Priorities Update
    • Purpose


1:50 to 3:50 pm

Open Tribal Leader Listening

  • Listening Session with Tribal Leaders
3:50 to 3:55 pm


  • Michelle Allender-Smith, Director, HRSA Office of Health Equity
3:55 to 4 pm

Tribal Closing

  • Closing Prayer


Date Last Reviewed:  April 2017