The National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA), established in 1985, is a non-profit organization of 184 Indian Nations with other non-voting associate members representing organizations, tribes and businesses engaged in tribal gaming enterprises from around the country. The common commitment and purpose of NIGA is to advance the lives of Indian peoples economically, socially and politically. NIGA operates as a clearinghouse and educational, legislative and public policy resource for tribes, policymakers and the public on Indian gaming issues and tribal community development.

The mission of NIGA is to protect and preserve the general welfare of tribes striving for self-sufficiency through gaming enterprises in Indian Country. To fulfill its mission, NIGA works with the Federal government and Congress to develop sound policies and practices and to provide technical assistance and advocacy on gaming-related issues. In addition, NIGA seeks to maintain and protect Indian sovereign governmental authority in Indian Country.

National Indian Gaming Association
224 Second Street SE
Washington, DC 20003

202-546-7711 Phone
202-546-1755 Fax

PDF 2013 NIGA Annual Report

Chairman’s Office 
Chairman Ernest L. Stevens
Debbie Thundercloud, Chief of Staff

Jason Giles, Executive Director
Angelica Molina, Business Manager
Maria Ferguson, Office Manager
Vanessa Little, Executive Assistant
Mimi Hoang, Receptionist

General Counsel/Legislative
Danielle Her Many Horses, Deputy Executive Director

Casino & Industry Relations
Hallie Deimel, Tradeshow Coordinator

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