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Witness list for House hearing on IHS and OST budget request





The House Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs is holding a hearing this afternoon on the fiscal year 2013 budget requests for the Indian Health Service and the Office of the Special Trustee for American Indians.

The hearing takes place at 2pm in Room 1334 of the Longworth House Office Building and it will be webcast. The witness list follows:
Panel I
Dr. Yvette Roubideaux, M.D., M.P.H
Director, Indian Health Service
Accompanied by:
Randy Grinnell, M.P.H.
Deputy Director, Indian Health Service

Michele F. Singer
Acting Principal Deputy Special Trustee, Department of the Interior

Panel II
The Honorable Jefferson Keel
President, National Congress of American Indians

The Honorable Rex Lee Jim
Vice President of the Navajo Nation
NIHB Member-at-Large and Navajo Area Representative

The Honorable Michael Finley
Chairman, Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation

Carolyn Crowder
Health Director, Aleutian/Pribilof Islands Association Inc.

Jerry Isaac
President & CEO, Tanana Chiefs Conference

Robert McGhee
Council Member, Poarch Band of Creek Indians

Committee Notice:
Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs Oversight Hearing on "Fiscal Year 2013 Budget Request of the Indian Health Service and of the Office of the Special Trustee for American Indians" (March 6, 2012)

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