Julie Roberts-Hyslop was elected to serve as the Vice-President of Tanana Chiefs Conference in March 2013. Julie has served on the Tanana Tribal Council as President and also serves on the board for the Native American Rights Fund.
She was born and raised in the native village of Tanana and has over 20 years of experience working for the tribes in various capacities. She has previously served as the Executive Director of the Tanana Tribe and as the office manager for her village corporation, Tozitna, Ltd.. She attended Sheldon Jackson College in Sitka and the University of Alaska Fairbanks.
Julie lives in Tanana with her husband Tom Hyslop of Northway. Together they have 5 children and 9 grandchildren. Julie enjoys hunting, fishing, sewing, gardening, and tanning skin.
“I would like to continue to work towards helping our villages in becoming self-sufficient, building strong tribal governments, and promoting education,” said Roberts-Hyslop, “I love working with our elders. It’s been something that I’ve done all of my life. It’s my passion.”