Board Members

Brian Parnell, MSW, CSW (Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma) – Chair
Laura Garcia Gross (Navajo) – Vice Chair
Stephanie Lynn Benally (Navajo) – Secretary
Tarl McCallson, CPA – Treasurer
Shay Lynn Bilinski, MPA (Navajo)
Shawn Jimerson (Seneca)
Dr. David Sandweiss, MD
Sharon Austin, PhD, MPH, MS (Navajo)
Alexis Blackmountian (Navajo)
Alisa Amy Lee, JD, MA (Paiute-Shoshone)
Tacey Atsitty, MFA (Navajo)
Jacob Crane (Tsuut’ina Nation)

Board Meetings

Regular Board meetings occur monthly. All meetings are scheduled to occur at the Urban Indian Center of Salt Lake. Those wishing to attend and address the Board, are invited to contact the Board for information regarding any meeting date, time or location. If you wish to be added to the agenda for an upcoming meeting please email Stephanie at

Board Member Recruitment

The Urban Indian Center of Salt Lake City governed by a Board of Directors is currently made up of 13 members. At this time we are accepting applications for new board members. For more information, email Brian Parnell at