ENVISIONED FUTURE:  By 2025 the Native of Georgetown envisions a future in which:


     •  We own and exercise sovereign control of our tribal lands

     •  NVG fully engages in Tribal Court development and implementation

     •  Tribal members are living in the Native Village of Georgetown, at least seasonally and eventually

        year-round

     •  The NVG has established at least two revenue- and opportunity-generating enterprises

     •  Tribal members are enrolled and actively engaged in the work of the NVG

     •  NVG offers an expanded suite of programs that meet the most pressing human services needs of

        members

     •  Mutually beneficial partnerships with other organizations in the region and beyond are strong and

        valued

     •  A robust internal NVG organization provides solid governance and management in pursuit of core

        purpose




PRIORITY:  We own and exercise control over our tribal lands

     •  Begin the process to gain control over our lands – state land trust, TKC, etc., - and engage in necessary advocacy


PRIORITY:  A strong, relevant Tribal Court program is up and running to the benefit of NVG tribal members

     •  Pursue Tribal Court training through the Western Policy Institute and other tribal court organizations


PRIORITY:  Tribal members are living in the Native Village of Georgetown, at least seasonally and eventually year-round

      •  Complete the Community Center – Summer 2020 – and hold the next Annual meeting in the building

      •  Update the Community Plan and LRTP to reflect the Council’s vision of the community and land use


PRIORITY:  The NVG has identified at least two enterprises revenue- and opportunity-generating enterprises

     •  Research and identify opportunities to purchase equipment for village development

     •  Pursue sawmill operation in Georgetown

     •  Begin the process of developing necessary business plans


PRIORITY:  Increase member enrollment and engagement in the work of the NVG

     •  Begin the process of fully identifying potential tribal members, and build awareness of membership benefits

     •  Develop value proposition, including IHS, use of eventual NVG cabin, homesite lots

     •  Re-do Membership card, identify family trees, better utilize social media, hold mini meeting in communities


PRIORITY:  NVG offers an expanded suite of programs that meet the most pressing human services needs of members

     •  Begin discussing the addition of other potential program areas to NVG, including ICWA, workforce development, safety (Public safety), Tribal Court,

        and a program serving elders


PRIORITY:  Mutually beneficial partnerships between NVG and other organizations are strong and valued

     •  After assessing the feelings of tribal members, being the process of developing a partnership with Donlin Gold

     •  Environmental partner, workforce development, local food production, retreat opportunities for employees

        Identify key partnerships in the Middle Kuskokwim region


PRIORITY:   A robust internal NVG organization provides solid governance and management in pursuit of core purpose

     •  Update NVG Constitution to ensure it reflects the practices of the Council – include emergency meeting provision

     •  Develop a formal Reserve Policy

     •  Develop a formal Job Description for Council members

     •  Pursue Council training on basic board roles and responsibilities and understanding the complexities of the finances. To include development of a

        “Dashboard”

Strategic Planning

Strategic Priorities 2020-2021

CORE VALUES     


•  River

•  Sovereignty

•  Progress

•  Family

•  Tradition