April Ybarra Black
Executive Assistant to Sarah Kastelic and Library Specialist
(503) 222-4044, Ext. 140
Born and raised in San Diego, California, April moved to Portland, Oregon, to attend Reed College, where she graduated in 2009 with a bachelor’s degree in history. After college, April spent a year serving as the AmeriCorps VISTA Volunteer Program Specialist at the Native American Youth and Family Center in Portland. April joined NICWA as a member of the project support team in the fall of 2010 and transitioned into her current position as executive assistant to Executive Director Sarah Kastelic and library specialist in 2013. April completed her master’s degree in library and information science from the University of Washington iSchool in 2016.