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Commissioners - Indian National Finals Rodeo

Commisioners of the Indian National Finals Rodeo

Sam BirdSAM BIRD, President
Sam has ben active in rodeo for many years. Throughout the years, Sam has achieved a long list of accomplishments, championships, and titles. He has been a commisioner for eleven years, has qualified for the INFR 33 times, and holds three Championship Titles. The first title was in 1976, which was the year the INFR started. Sam's goal for the INFR is to help make for a bigger and better INFR and to promote Indian Rodeo to the best of his ability.
Bo VocuBO VOCU, Vice-President
Bo Vocu is a member of the Oglala Sioux tribe from Kyle, SD. He is a multiple INFR qualifier in the bull riding and saddle bronk as well as a past member of the PRCA and PBR. He is very active in working with the members and has played a critical role in the INFR Stock Contractor and Judging programs. He also encourages our youth to participate in rodeo and to use it to open doors in live and education. He hopes that all regions, members and sponsors can wok together to take Indian Rodeo and the Indian National Finals Rodeo to the next level.
Eugene CreightonEUGENE CREIGHTON, Secretary
Eugene is Blackfoot and a member of the Blood Tribe situated in Stand Off, Alberta. Eugene competed in several of the timed events and has held Regional titles in Steer Wrestling and Team Roping. Eugene has qualified several times to the INFR in both the Steer Wrestling and Team Roping. Eugene's goal is to continue to promote Indian Rodeo and to help our youth in their development as professional Indian cowboys and cowgirls. Indian rodeo and the advancement of Indian youth rodeo competitors are his passion. Eugene has been a Commissioner for twelve years.
Carole Jackson-HolyanCAROLE JACKSON-HOLYAN, Member
Carole is no stranger to the Indian Professional Rodeo. Her career in Indian Rodeo and the INFR includes three times as the INFR Barrel Racing Champion, including winning the first ever world title in 1976 at the age of 11. Since then she has also held the title of INFR Women's All Around Champion two times and the Ladies Breakaway Champion as well. She is currently Managing Partner of Zion Public Relations and Marketing. She is the first and only female to serve as an INFR Commissioner.
Frank WhitecalfeFRANK WHITECALFE, Member
Frank is a councilman of the 3 Affiliated Tribes of North Dakota and serves as the treasurer and vice chairman. He has been involved in rodeo since 1970. He won the INFR Steer Wrestling Championship in 1977 in addition to 13 state championships and 2 PRCA titles. His goal is to promote the INFR into one of the biggest events in the Rodeo World.

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