Senator Byron Dorgan retired in 2011 after serving three decades in Congress representing the state of North Dakota. In the Senate, he was Chairman of the Democratic Policy Committee and Chairman of the Committee on Indian Affairs. Additionally, Sen. Dorgan established The Center for Native American Youth at The Aspen Institute, which was dedicated to fighting the challenges facing all youth in Indian Country. He was succeeded in 2013 by Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, who also serves on the Senate Indian Affairs Committee.
About NAFSA The Native American Financial Services Association (NAFSA) formed in 2012 to advocate for Native American sovereign rights and enable tribes to offer responsible online lending products. Through the protection of consumer rights and sovereign immunity, NAFSA provides vital services to tribally operated lenders serving the under-banked with better short term financial services, furthering economic development opportunities in Indian Country. More information on NAFSA is available at www.mynafsa.org .
SOURCE Native American Financial Services Association