Rose David

Rose brings more than a decade of experience working with rural and urban Native communities throughout the United States, collaborating with a diverse field of community-level stakeholders to support a broad spectrum of projects and initiatives at the national and local levels. Most recently, she held the position of Program Officer at the Corporation for National and Community Service, overseeing all tribe and tribal organization AmeriCorps state and national grants. This work drew on her extensive background in program and project management and cultural competence: portfolio and organizational oversight, culturally appropriate training and technical assistance, monitoring grantees’ progress, and assessing the soundness of projects and budgets.

Rose is a subject matter expert in tribal environmental issues, substance abuse, and mental health issues with an extensive skill set in grant review and oversight, on-site and remote training and technical assistance, outreach, and project management. Rose holds a B.A. in Native Studies (Emphasis: Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK) and First Nations Economic Development) from Trent University and a Diploma in Indigenous Governance and Leadership from the University of Victoria.

Selected Projects

  • Department of Defense-As project manager, supported the Native American Lands Environmental Mitigation Program, a $12 million initiative.
  • Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration-Through the Native American Center for Excellence provided outreach, training and technical assistance, and materials to tribal communities and urban Indian organizations to support the development of community-centered, evidence-based, and culturally relevant prevention projects.
  • Department of Justice-As project manager for the Radiation Exposure and Compensation Act Outreach Program, oversaw 20 RECA interns and intensive outreach to tribal communities in the Four Corners exposed to atomic weapons testing and uranium mining.