Research Task Force Nomination Deadline Extended to November 10, 2016

TIME SENSITIVE: Office on Violence Against Women OVW is seeking nominations to fill positions on the Task Force on Research on Violence Against American Indian and Alaska Native women. This task force was charted originally in 2008 and has had as many as 12 members, some have served two terms. As required by authorizing legislation, Task Force nominees must be representatives of one of the following entities: (1) tribal governments; (2) national tribal domestic violence and sexual assault non-profit organizations; or (3) national tribal organizations. Deadline for nominations is November 10, 2016. For each nominee, the nominating entity should submit a cover letter recommending the individual to serve as the entity’s representative and explaining the individual’s qualifications to serve on the Task Force, as well as a copy of the individual’s resume or curriculum vitae. The cover letters and supporting documentation should be submitted by e-mail to or by fax to 202-307-3911.