Subject Matter Expert

Dawn Nelson has over 16 years of Healthcare and Human Resources experience. Most recently, Nelson was the Executive Director of a tribal organization overseeing all aspects of Tribal Administration and the operations of a 58 thousand sq. ft. integrated Wellness Center, which offered Primary Care, Behavioral Health, Dental, Optometry, Physical Therapy, Complementary Medicine, Laboratory and Radiology services.

Nelson has extensive Human Resources experience. Her professional experience includes recruiting, staffing, classification and compensation, benefits administration, workers compensation, change management, training, and employee development, policies and procedures, organizational development, and strategic program management.

Nelson offers a unique blend of leadership, vision, and knowledge. Her focus is on providing solutions that help tribes harness the full power of one of their most valuable assets, people. Nelson is dedicated to creating robust cultures that promote continuous growth and customer loyalty by empowering tribes to meet their full potential.

Nelson is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management, the Human Resource Management Association of Alaska and the National Indian Child Welfare Association (NICWA).