COOK NATIVE AMERICAN MINISTRIES FOUNDATION (CNAMF)
FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE – FEBRUARY 6, 2017
The Board of Directors recently approved the hiring of Timothy J. Hansell as Executive Director/CEO of the Cook Native American Ministries Foundation (CNAMF).
In the spring of 1890 Rev. Dr. Charles H. Cook founded a ministry to the Pima Indians. His vision has grown and transformed to meet today’s challenges in education, empowering and equipping Native Americans for leadership in their churches and communities. With the emergence of the Cook Native American Ministries Foundation in 2014, his vision lives on.
Mr. Hansell brings to CNAMF an abundance of experience working with Tribal communities, governmental entities, elected officials and key stakeholders. He is a descendant of the Turtle Mountain Chippewa Band of Indians from North Dakota.
Gary G. Metoxen, Chairman of the Board of Directors, welcomes his wealth of experience working with Tribal communities and his knowledge of grant making bodies, writing, and managing grants. Chairman Metoxen said, “We are extremely proud and excited that with his vast skillset and extensive experience, he will help lead CNAMF to be the largest Native American Philanthropy in the United States”.
Mr. Hansell holds a Master of Public Administration and Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of North Dakota. He resides in Goodyear with his wife Darci and daughter “Lili”.
For more information contact:
Della Peña, Executive Assistant