The Office of Management and Budget (OMB), which develops and executes the president's budget, announced it has appointed Elizabeth Carr (Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians) to the new permanent Tribal Policy Advisor position.
The position was created to advocate for the needs of Indian Country and ensure the office meets priorities for Indigenous communities.
Carr is the former senior advisor to the director of the Indian Health Service. She previoulsy worked as senior Native affairs advisor with the National Indigenous Women's Resource Center, Inc.