Charles “Chief” Boyd to receive award at Indian Gaming 2018 Tradeshow Convention

April 19, 2018 9:55 AM


The National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA) will present a Chairman’s Leadership award to Charles “Chief” Boyd for his long-serving commitment and leadership as an Associate Member of NIGA during this week’s Indian Gaming 2018 Tradeshow and Convention in Las Vegas.

 NIGA Chairman Ernie Stevens, Jr., will present Boyd with the prestigious leadership award Thursday at the NIGA Associate Members reception at the Las Vegas Convention Center

Chairman Stevens said, “An important component towards the success of the industry is those committed to partnering with tribal gaming enterprises towards the development and advancement of this business called Indian gaming.

Stevens added, “Chief Boyd is one of the greatest examples of someone who had committed his life to working with Indian country to advance economic opportunities of many tribal communities. He is a great Indian country Warrior, and we look forward to recognizing his contributions.”

Boyd is majority owner, principal and CEO of Thalden Boyd Architects LLC (TBE Architects), a Native American firm, and has worked with nearly 114 tribal projects across the country and in Canada on casinos, hotels and tribal facilities.