American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association Announces New Executive Leadership
Sherry L. Rupert is the new president of the AIANTA board of directors. Ms. Rupert, AIANTA's southwest regional representative, has a record of notable service on AIANTA's board of directors as treasurer, vice-president, and now as president. Last year, Ms. Rupert was named to the prestigious U.S. Department of Commerce Travel and Tourism Advisory Board (TTAB). Sherry is an American Indian of Paiute and Washoe heritage. She is also a proud native Nevadan, born in Carson City and raised on the Washoe Reservation in Gardnerville, Nevada. Now residing in Carson City, she is a wife and mother of two, with her eldest son proudly serving in the United States Navy.