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Michael S. Black
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Director of the Bureau of Indian Affairs
Elections and appointments
ConfirmedN/A
Appointed byBarack Obama
Prior offices
Regional Director of the Great Plains Regional Office for the BIA
2008-2010
Deputy Regional Director for Indian Services of the Rocky Mountain Regional Office for the BIA
2004-2008
Chief of the Rocky Mountain Regional Office’s Division of Engineering for the BIA
2001-2004
Education
High schoolAberdeen Central High School
Bachelor'sSouth Dakota School of Mines and Technology
Websites
Office website
Michael S. Black is the current Director of the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA). He was named Director on April 26, 2010.[1] The position does not require U.S. Senate confirmation.

Black has worked with the Bureau of Indian Affairs since 1987.[1]

Biography

Black graduated from Aberdeen Central High School before earning a degree from the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology. He is a registered member of the Oglala Sioux Tribe in South Dakota.[1]

Career

Below is an abbreviated outline of Black's academic, professional and political career:[1]

  • 1986: Graduated from the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
  • 1987-1992: General Engineer at the Aberdeen Area Office of the BIA
  • 1992-2001: Regional Facility Manager at the Billings Area Office of the BIA
  • 2001-2004: Chief of the Rocky Mountain Regional Office’s Division of Engineering for the BIA
  • 2004-2008: Deputy Regional Director for Indian Services of the Rocky Mountain Regional Office for the BIA
  • 2008-2010: Regional Director of the Great Plains Regional Office for the BIA
  • 2010-Present: Director of the Bureau of Indian Affairs

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See also

External links

Official website of the BIA

References