Ms. Jeri Pamp was appointed to the Waséyabek Development Company, LLC (WDC) Board of Directors on June 15, 2017. Ms. Pamp earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Administration/Accounting from California State University, San Bernardino and spent her early career life working in communications, leading to a management level position in a flagship public television station. In this role, Ms. Pamp supervised staff, monitored administrative and project budgets, negotiated talent and technical contracts, and served on several working committees internal to the station and in the community. Through her career with public television, Ms. Pamp became interested in work with under-served communities and chose to transition to the human services field after earning a graduate degree in Clinical Psychology.
Following that, she resided in Texas for many years and held positions with the State of Texas Family & Protective Services as Associate Psychologist, Supervisor, Program Specialist, Curriculum Writer/Trainer, and Community Engagement/External Relations Specialist for a thirty-county service area. Ms. Pamp has well-developed skills in management, external relations, conflict resolution, budgeting, organizational risk assessment, and staff development.
Ms. Pamp is an NHBP Tribal Member. She officially relocated to Michigan in 2016 to be near her tribal family and friends. She currently serves on the NHBP Journey to Wellness Committee. When not working, Ms. Pamp enjoys spending time with family and friends, and stays active by trail hiking, walking, going to the gym, and yoga classes. On behalf of all our generations, she is honored to be serving on the WDC Board.