13th Circle of Harmony HIV/AIDS Wellness Conference

Comprehensive Approaches to Healthier Communities

Niki Graham

Niki Graham (Salish)is the Director of the Center for Prevention and Wellness for Salish Kootenai College. As a native of the Flathead Indian Reservation, she is known for her ability as a motivational educator in developing creative techniques to reach women and adolescents at risk. Her altruistic nature enables her to inspire and empower individuals to realize their fullest potential on their journey to self-discovery.

Equipped with an extensive knowledge of HIV/AIDS and STDs, Niki has been responsible for the management of numerous grant-funded programs for the past twelve years. Programming includes HIV prevention, rapid testing, and medical provider training for HIV and HCV, Rape Prevention Education, Campus SaVE Act, substance use, mental health and wellness. Currently, the program is funded by 6 federal agencies.

Niki earned her Masters in Public Health in May of 2014. She is committed to community and recently completed serving for six years on the board of the Montana HIV Community Planning Group; four of which she acted as co-chair. She has worked at SKC since 2004 prior she taught in the public school system students from 7-12 grade.

An important aspect of her life is family and being an active Mom. Niki is a proud mother of three bright and energetic children and has been married for 21 years…she’s feeling like an old lady!