[one_half]Effective December 12, 2016 – The Urban Inter-Tribal Center of Texas (UITCT) Board of Trustees is proud to announce that Angela Young has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer for the Urban Inter-Tribal Center of Texas. She will succeed Dr. Rodney Stapp who passed away suddenly last January. Ms. Young brings more than 27 years of nonprofit management and 14 years healthcare management experience to UITCT with strengths in strategic leadership, business development, grants management, physician relationships and project management. Her depth of knowledge in healthcare and the employment needs of American Indian and Alaska Natives, executive leadership skills and focus on providing quality services will support the mission and vision of UITCT.
“We are excited to have Angela Young as the new CEO,” states Mr. Jimmy Stephens, Board Chairman. “The fact that she was able to step in and act as the Interim CEO with a moment’s notice was a blessing for UITCT, last January when we received word of Dr. Stapp’s untimely passing. Ms. Young’s 14 years working alongside Dr. Stapp was fruitful for UITCT. Because of her many years working with him, she was able to step in where he left off.”
Ms. Young is an enrolled tribal member of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma. She currently serves on the board of directos for the National Council of Urban Indian Health in Washington, DC. Young states that she sees the Urban Inter-Tribal Center of Texas as continuing to be a “viable part of the community and that will continue to provide the highest quality of care, employment & training assistance and strive for excellent outcomes.”