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 sits on the College of Menominee Nation’s Board of Trustees as the Chair, and has been on the board since 1997.
She is a grandmother, great-grandmother and community role model.