Mary Walks Over Ice is an enrolled member of the Assiniboine (Nakoda) Tribe from the Ft Belknap Indian Reservation located in north central Montana and is a descendant of both the Gros Ventres (Anii) and Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians. Mary has been with NADC for well over ten years in several capacities including providing direct technical assistance to tribes and Native-owned businesses. She is the COO, overseeing the organization’s ongoing operations and procedures. She has extensive experience in project management of construction projects on reservations that includes contract administration, bid preparation and compliance review to several funding agencies including Housing and Urban Development, USDA Rural Development, Indian Health Services, the Bureau of Indian Affairs and several tribal governmental entities throughout the region. Mary brings a value of information, focusing on marketing, proposal writing and bid evaluation, contract negotiation, project management and small business operations. Mary is married with four children and several grandchildren.
Title: Chief Operations Officer
Tribe: Assiniboine Gros Ventre/Turtle Mountain Chippewa