From Athena Brown, DINAP Chief,


Please join me in welcoming Chelsea Fish to the Division of Indian and Native American Programs. Chelsea will serve as a Workforce Development Specialist, also referred to as a Federal Project Officer (FPO), effective on January 20th

Chelsea will eventually be outstationed in the Dallas Regional Office; however, has not transitioned to the duty station at this time. Prior to any specific grantee assignments, Chelsea will go through “onboarding” required of all federal employees; FPO training; and other DOL systems of use.


Chelsea is a member of the Seminole-Creek-Chickasaw Tribe of Oklahoma. Chelsea previously worked at the National Congress of American Indians, located in Washington, DC where she served as a Senior Project Manager and lead for the Tribal Food Sovereignty Advancement Initiative.  Chelsea brings a wealth of experience in policy development, public relations and advocacy for American Indians and Alaska Natives.  Chelsea has a Bachelor’s of Science in Health Education (Emphasis in Public Health) from the University of the District of Columbia, Washington, DC and is working towards a Master’s Degree in Legal Services, Indigenous Peoples Law, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK (Expected 2022).  She is a Certified Health Education Specialist, #25451


DINAP is excited to have Chelsea join our team.  Thank you!