Advisory Council Members - as of August 2015
- Chair and GIF Director Dennis Wiedman, Associate Professor, FIU. Global and Sociocultural Studies
- First Vice Chair Maria-Luisa Veisaga (Quechua) Senior Teaching Lab Specialist. FIU. School of Integrated Science and Humanity.
- Second Vice Chair Rubi Hurtado, (Xauxa-Quechua) FIU Alumni, Kuyayky Foundation.
- Vanessa Leon (GSS Doctoral Student) Student Club President – FIU Global Indigenous Group
- Ana Bidegain, Professor, FIU. Religious Studies.
- Jeannette Cruz (Taino) Associate Director, FIU Office of Multicultural Programs and Services
- Houston Cypress, (Miccosukee) Miccosukee Tribe of Florida
- Juliet Erazo, Associate Professor, FIU. Global and Sociocultural Studies
- Mary Lou Pfeiffer, Senior Lecturer, FIU Honors College
- Jim Riach, Senior Lecturer, FIU Dept. Earth and Environmental Sciences
- Van Samuels, (Choctaw) Seminole Tribe of Florida
- Lee Tiger, (Miccosukee) Miccosukee Tribe of Florida