Charlene Stern (Gwich’in), member, has served on the board for four years. She is the daughter of Florence Newman and Peter Stern and is an enrolled tribal member of the Native Village of Venetie Tribal Government. Stern holds a bachelors in american cultural studies from Western Washington University, a masters in community and regional planning from the University of New Mexico and a Ph.D. in Indigenous studies from the University of Alaska Fairbanks. Stern is an assistant professor in the Department of Alaska Native Studies and Rural Development at UAF. Term: 2018-2021 FNA Board Committees: Planning & Development Committee, and TCC Yukon Tanana Sub Regional Board.