Eric S. Trevan Presents at Reservation Economic Summit
The Evergreen State College Member of the Faculty Eric S Trevan PhD presented as an invited panelist at the Reservation Economic Summit in Las Vegas, Nevada. Hosted by the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development (NCAIED) this event is the largest national gathering focused on Native American economic development. Eric also serves as Chairman of his Tribes economic development corporation, Gun Lake Investments, and is a Tribal citizen of the Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians. Speaking on Economic Growth Planning, Eric facilitated a discussion about reaching out to constituents, knowledge accumulation, and providing economic data to stakeholders for better prediction of economic outcomes for Tribal nations. "Ensuring all stakeholders have improved economic information progresses from just educating others on successful planning techniques to the accumulation of economic knowledge for all Tribal stakeholders." Other participants in this impactful presentation were Jason Lambert (Eastern Band Cherokee), President of 12 Clans Development, Jamie Fullmer (Yavapai Apache), President of Bluestone Strategies, Annette Hamilton (Kickapoo Tribe), Chief Operating Officer of Ho-Chunk Inc and Kip Ritchie (Forest County Potawatomi) President of Greenfire Construction and Treasurer of NCAIED.