Jacqueline Pata is executive director of the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI), the oldest tribal government organization in the United States. She previously served as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Native American Programs at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development where she worked to provide affordable housing for Native Americans.
Pata is a member of the Raven/Sockeye clan of the Tlingit (KLING-get) Tribe and the Central Council of the Tlingit-Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska.
Executive Director, National Congress of American Indians (NCAI)
Areas of Expertise: Native American Issues, Tribal Government, Homeownership & Housing Policy
Location: Washington, DC
For interviews and media opportunities, please contact Thom Wallace, the NCAI Communications Director:
Office: (202) 466-7767 ext.207
Mobile: (202) 630-1094
Jacqueline’s Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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