Chantal Greene

Chantel Greene is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of, Xexus Greene Energy LLC. 100% Native American and Woman owned newly established consulting company. She served a three (3) year term 2018-2021, as the elected Vice-Chairwoman of the Nez Perce Tribal Council, (NPTEC). Recently requested to serve as a member of the 2022 Energy Infrastructure Task Force, through Idaho Governor’s Office of Energy and Mineral Resources. She was selected to serve on the Idaho Governor Little’s COVID-19 Financial Cares Committee. She was selected to give written and oral testimony in Washington, DC, to the United States House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment and Related Agencies 2020. Currently, serves on the advisory committees for: The Center for Tribal Nations (CTNAC) through ATNI, Idaho Energy Freedom Advisory Group, and served on the 2021 Northwest CASC Deep Dive: Managing Climate Change Impacts on Stream Permanence. She is an awarded recipient and selected Fellow of the 2021-2022 Tribal Solar Accelerator Fund, through Grid Alternatives Tribal Energy Innovators Fellowship Program. She successful completed the solar and energy storage resiliency project for the Nez Perce Tribe with first Idaho Tribal Tesla Megapacks. The solar resiliency project included service learning and workforce development for tribal members. Some of her policy work and testimony provided to the Idaho State Senate, Human Resource Subcommittee, and Natural Resource Subcommittee for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and People leading to passage of Resolution HCR033 and to Dental Health Aide Therapy Idaho Bill rule passage creating DHAT Idaho healthcare provider program. She was previously the Human Resource Chairman, and helped establish and chaired the newly formulated Climate Change and Energy Subcommittee, for the Nez Perce Tribe. Her previous delegated appointments were to the Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board, Community Health Aide Program (CHAP), State and Tribal Governments Working Group on environmental issues (STGWG), Inter-tribal Agriculture Council, National Congress of American Indians (NCAI), and Affiliated Tribes of the Northwest Indians (ATNI). Previous work in natural resource, healthcare, human resources, and stem mentoring programs. Education she holds a Masters of Legal Studies, Indigenous Peoples Law from University of Oklahoma, Bachelors of Arts, Indigenous American Indian Studies with emphasis in Environmental Justice from Haskell Indian Nations University, and Associate of Science, Health, Sport, and Exercise Science degree also from Haskell Indian Nations University. She is currently the new Nez Perce Tribe Gaming Commission Director. 

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