Neely Snyder is Anishinaabe. She is an enrolled member of the St. Croix Chippewa Tribe and is also a direct descendant of the Red Lake Nation and the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe. Neely holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Media Business (2014) in addition to an Associate’s degree in Multimedia Computer Graphics (1999). She’s a Circle of Leaders graduate from Native Americans in Philanthropy, where she was previously the Program & Office Coordinator. Prior to joining AICAF, Neely was Program Coordinator of the MN Urban Area Health Education Center (AHEC) working in collaboration with the University of Minnesota in preparing underrepresented urban communities for health professions.
Neely has a passion and commitment to working with and for Native American communities and brings a wealth of skills and experience in non-profit management of the administrative, financial, and human resource functions of the American Indian Cancer Foundation.