Russ McDonald of United Tribes Technical College on new federal commission
Russ McDonald, head of United Tribes Technical College in Bismarck, North Dakota, is serving on a new federal commission to address the challenges facing Native American children.
The group will coordinate child protective services among all state, federal and tribal jurisdictions. McDonald also wants to improve background checks to ensure children are placed in suitable foster homes.
Prior to United Tribes, McDonald was vice president of academic affairs at Cankdeska Cikana Community College in North Dakota.
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