Firebird Foundation Committees

Executive Committee

George N. Appell, Ph.D.
Laura W. R. Appell, B.S.
Amity A. Doolittle, M.E.S., Ph.D.
Laura P. Appell-Warren, Ed.M, Ed.D.
Charity Appell McNabb, B.F.A.


Appointment of other members to the executive committee upon resignation or incapacity of the original committee members shall be only upon consent of the present members of the executive committee.


The executive committee can appoint or remove an executive director or undertake the operation of the Foundation jointly.


Committee for Fellowships in Oral Literature and Traditional Ecological Knowledge

George N. Appell, A.M., M.B.A., Ph.D., Chair
Laura P. Appell-Warren, Ed.M., Ed.D., Co-Chair
Charity Appell McNabb, B.F.A.
Amity A. Doolittle, M.E.S., Ph.D.
Anton Ploeg, Ph.D.


Committee for Bhutan Projects including the Bhutan Oral Literature Project

G.N. Appell, A.M., M.B.A., Ph.D., Co-chair
Charity Appell McNabb, B.F.A.
Laura P. Appell-Warren, Ed.M., Ed.D.
Ratu Drukpa


Committee for Sabah Oral Literature Project

George N. Appell, Ph.D., Director
Laura W. R. Appell, B.S., Co-Director
Charity Appell McNabb, B.F.A.


Committee for Fellowships for Eastern Himalayan Ethnography and Anthropological Linguistic Research


Field Representative for the Firebird Foundation in Bhutan

Ratu Drukpa, Project Manager, Bhutan Oral Literature and Language Documentation Project





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