(November 8, 2013)
Chad Smith, the former principal chief of the Cherokee Nation, will give a presentation discussing the leadership model used during his tenure. His talk takes place at 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 12 in UNC Asheville’s Sherrill Center, Mountain View Room.
From 1999-2011, Smith served as principal chief of the Cherokee Nation in Oklahoma, one of three federally recognized Cherokee tribes. During Smith’s tenure, the Cherokee Nation grew its assets, increased healthcare services, created jobs and advanced education, language and cultural preservation. Smith is the author of Leadership Lessons from the Cherokee Nation: Learn from All I Observe (McGraw-Hill, 2013).
Smith’s lecture is part of UNC Asheville’s Native American Speaker and Performance Series. For more information, visit cesap.unca.edu or call 828.251.6674.