Director Emeritus
Native American Studies Program
M.A. Community Psychology, University of Alaska, Fairbanks 1990; B.A. Sociology, University of Oregon 1981, enrolled member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation.

David was the Native American Studies coordinator at Southern Oregon University until his retirement in 2015.  

David taught the Core courses in N.A. Studies at Southern Oregon University offering insight into both the historical perspectives as well contemporary Native American issues. His advocacy efforts for Native American Indian education in Oregon is evidenced by the success of Konaway Nika Tillicum, a residential Native American youth summer academy held on the University campus . This academy is a stand alone unique model program in Oregon and the West Coast. David is a member of the Oregon Indian Education Association, the National Indian Education Association, The National Congress of American Indians and serves as the institutional representative for the Southern Region with the Oregon Indian Coalition on Post Secondary Education.