WASHINGTON — The National Council of Urban Indian Health announced July 31 that its executive director position has been filled by Francys Crevier, who previously served NCUIH as the director of Governmental Affairs.
Crevier (Algonquin) has been serving Indian Country for more than a decade. She has served in various capacities from clerking for tribal supreme courts and working for the United Nations Special Rapporteur for the Rights of Indigenous Peoples to representing tribes as in-house counsel and special prosecutor. She joined the Indian healthcare field in 2015 to advocate for better healthcare in Indian Country as well as educate tribal members and communities on their alternative healthcare options.
Crevier joined NCUIH in 2016 as the policy analyst and Congressional relations liaison and later became the director of Governmental Affairs. She received her J.D. from University of Arizona Law with a Certificate in Indigenous Peoples Law and Policy and her B.A. in Public Administration from Florida International University.