Executive Director Named Woman of the Year
Mary Kim Titla, UNITY Executive Director, has been named the 2013 Woman of the Year by the Phoenix Indian Center. In announcing the awards, Robert Roessel, president of the Phoenix Indian Center’s Board of Directors said that, “It is important we take time to thank our community leaders for their dedication as stewards and advocates for our American Indian people.”
The Center’s news release announcing its Arizona American Indian Excellence in Leadership Awardees states, “Titla is best known as a former 12 News (Phoenix NBC affiliate) on air journalist and reporter, one of the first American Indians in the field in Arizona. She is the Executive Director of the United National Indian Tribal Youth organization, dedicating her time as a mentor to young American Indians and those aspiring to have careers in media.”
The complete list of honorees and more information concerning the awards may be read in a related story on the Indian Country Today Media Network website.