Indian Education Parent Committee

  • The BPS Title VI & Johnson O'Malley program is advised by the Title VI & J.O.M. Parent Advisory Committee.  The committee is composed of parents and guardians of Indigenous students, public school teachers, and Indigenous middle or high school students.

    The parent committee advises the Director, Coordinator, and the BPS District in the direction and implementation of the Title VI & J.O.M. program.

    It is the intent of the Title VI & J.O.M. program to collaborate with the existing programs in the Bismarck Public School district.

    The current members of the BPS Title VI Board are:

    • Chairperson- Heather Demaray
    • Vice Chairperson- Wind Spirit Spotted Bear (Huuci Idaxgish Naxbicii Xaagish)
    • Secretary- Dr. Kayla Alkira-Stewart
    • Teacher- May be appointed by district 

    The current members of the J.O.M. are:

    • Chairperson- Heather Demaray
    • Vice Chairwoman- Wind Spirit Spotted Bear (Huuci Idaxgish Naxbicii Xaagish)
    • Secretary- Dr. Kayla Alkira-Stewart
    • Members at large- Logan Anderson and Tamsen O'Berry
    • Elder- May be appointed
    • Student representative- May be appointed