WIEA Region: East
Tribal Affiliation: Enrolled Menominee, Stockbridge/Munsee descendant
Retired Tribal Education Director 1975 – 2016
Virginia Nuske is a Tribal Elder from the Menominee Indian Tribe, having served on WIEA for over 30 years. Virginia retired as Tribal Education Director for the Menominee Indian Tribe earlier this year, after serving in that capacity since 1975-2016.
She currently serves WIEA as the organization’s Treasurer. She previously served as both President and Secretary.
Virginia resigned her position on the College of Menominee Nation’s Board of Trustees as the Chair in 2019, to focus on her health and wellness. She served on the board for over 20 years, from 1997 through 2019.
She is a grandmother, great-grandmother and community role model.