Staff Members

Meet our team:

Madison Leatherwood

Director of Programming

Kilyne Oocumma

Digital Media Coordinator

Emily Herzog

Administrative Assistant

Madison Leatherwood, Director of Programming

Madison graduated from Western Carolina University in May of 2021 with a bachelor’s degree in Integrated Health Science and a concentration in healthcare management. She hopes to return to school to obtain her Masters degree in Business Administration and bring her knowledge back to her community. As an enrolled member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians she hopes to be a positive influence and role model for upcoming youth and college students. In her free time she can be found spending time with her husband and three dogs on their family farm in Sevierville Tennessee.

Kilyne Oocumma

Kilyne recently joined the Center for Native Health team as the Digital Media Coordinator. Having grown up in the Birdtown community, she now resides in Asheville, is a senior at UNC Asheville studying New Media, and is set to graduate in May of 2023.

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