Ashly Marie Osborne is a member of the Moapa Band of Paiutes Tribe in Southern Nevada. She has worked in the field of Tribal Vocational Rehabilitation for a total of 10 years. She got her start in Tribal VR as an Administrative Assistant in 2009, was promoted internally to VR Tech in 2015, and was offered the Project Director’s position by her tribe in October 2017. She currently serves on (2) boards since gaining her position as project manager with: The State Vocational Rehabilitation Board as a Committee Member and CANAR Executive Board as Vice President. She has attended 10+ CANAR Conferences throughout the years, completed DataOps training for the TVR Module in 2009, and received an Outstanding Staff Member Award in 2010 & 2016 given by CANAR Executive Board. She has hosted a CANAR Annual Conference in 2017 in Las Vegas, along with providing presentation as a Keynote Speaker. She has also received her certification of completion with the Kiva Institute, LLC on Indian Self-Determination Act: Law and Administration to help better serve her tribe.
In her personal life, Ashly has became involved with activism and donating her time to several organizations such as: The Animal Foundation, Sierra Club, The Center (LGBTQ), the Rape Crisis Center at UNLV, S4, NoDAPL, and has attended many rallies and events in support. She is a strong ally to many other marginalized groups, and a lover of animals and the environment where her values reflect her status in the community. In her personal time, she enjoys spending time with friends and family, traveling, attending concerts and music festivals, checking out art galleries and museums, attending film festivals and theatre plays, collecting records, taking care of her cats Lilith & Ripley, and playing music with her partner, as she is classically trained on the violin, viola, and cello and currently experimenting with learning to play the Theremin.