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Maniilaq CEO reaches out for federal IHS funds up front

Date Posted: December 15, 2014       Categories: News

Maniilaq CEO reaches out for federal IHS funds up front

By Jillian Rogers – The Arctic Sounder

After a few months on the job, Maniilaq Association CEO Tim Schuerch said the organization is more financially stable now than it was when he started. However, delays in federal funding are causing headaches when it comes to running the facilities and hiring healthcare workers. Schuerch took Maniilaq’s plight to the House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs, chaired by Congressman Don Young, to urge them to pass a bill that would provide Indian Health Service funding in advance…

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