37th Annual Conference

April 14-16, 2019

We are pleased to announce NAFOA's 37th Annual Conference at the Marriott Downtown Waterfront Hotel in Portland, OR. This two-day conference will give you an exclusive opportunity to engage directly with tribal leaders, professionals, and influential federal agencies about economic and financial issues facing Indian Country.

The Member Tribe Meeting/Reception will be held on Sunday, April 14 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

***Host Hotel Sold Out***

The conference room block at NAFOA's host hotel, the Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront is full.  The overflow hotel, the Porter Portland, Curio Collection by Hilton is sold out as well.  We have arranged additional rooms at the Hotel Modera.  You can make a reservation at the special group rate by calling the hotel at 877-484-1084 and ask for the NAFOA Group Rate or using this link.  

For more information, please contact Missy Hurley, Events and Project Manager at missy@nafoa.org.

If you are interested in sponsorship opportunities, please contact VaRene Martin at VaRene@nafoa.org or 619-322-9285.


President's Welcome

  • Cristina Danforth
    Sheku Members and Supporters of NAFOA,

    Welcome to Portland! Thank you for attending our 37th Annual Conference, and thank you to the Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians, our gracious host tribe.

    Cristina Danforth, NAFOA Board President
    President's Welcome Letter (PDF)

A La Carte Sponsors

  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
    Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
    Women's Leadership Breakfast
  • Wells Fargo
    Wells Fargo
    Women's Leadership Breakfast
  • TFA Capital Partners
    TFA Capital Partners
    Women's Leadership Breakfast
  • San Luis Rey Indian Water Authority
    San Luis Rey Indian Water Authority
    Women's Leadership Breakfast
  • Mutual of America
    Mutual of America
    President's Reception
  • Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians
    Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians
    President's Reception
  • Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde
    Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde
    Premier Conference App
  • Government Portfolio Advisors (GPA)
    Government Portfolio Advisors (GPA)
    Gamification App Package
  • Payden & Rygel Investment Management
    Payden & Rygel Investment Management
    Key App Package
  • Hobbs Straus Dean & Walker, LLP
    Hobbs Straus Dean & Walker, LLP
    Coffee Service (Monday)
  • Salal Credit Union
    Salal Credit Union
    Coffee Service (Tuesday)
  • BKD CPAs & Advisors
    BKD CPAs & Advisors
    Bedre' Chocolate Bars
  • Wipfli/JOSEPH EVE
    Wipfli/JOSEPH EVE
    Elevator Door Wraps
  • Bay Bank
    Bay Bank
    Internet & Charging Station
  • U.S. Bank
    U.S. Bank
    Lanyards
  • BlueBird CPA's
    BlueBird CPA's
    Tote Bags
  • JLJ Capital LLC
    JLJ Capital LLC
    Key App Package
  • PNC Bank
    PNC Bank
    Room Key Cards
  • Procopio
    Procopio
    Key App Package
  • AMERIND Risk
    AMERIND Risk
    Closing Reception
  • Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians
    Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians
    Closing Reception
  • Wells Fargo
    Wells Fargo
    Closing Reception