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NICWA Staff

 

Executive

Executive Director

Sarah Kastelic (Alutiiq)
Ext. 128

Development Director

Kim Christensen (Ojibwe)
Ext. 123

Founder and Senior Adviser

Terry Cross (Seneca)
Ext. 150

Member Relations Manager

Tristan Tipps-Webster
Ext. 127

Strategic Communications Manager

Amory Zschach 
Ext. 133

Development Associate

Brenda Nelson 
Ext. 117

Operations

Fiscal Manager

Tia Begay (Diné)
Ext. 157

Director of Finance

John Gamiles
Ext. 126

Bookkeeper

Monica Hawley (Ioway)
Ext. 115

Director of Operations

Matthew Scott (Siletz)
Ext. 147

Director of Events and Training

Lauren Shapiro
Ext. 118

Operations Coordinator

Nicole Stewart
Ext. 110

Fiscal Assistant

Vilma Vere
Ext. 138

Human Resources Manager

Chandra Wilson (Klamath-Modoc)
Ext. 111

Event Manager

Sarah Wittmann
Ext. 124

Executive Assistant to Sarah Kastelic and Library Specialist

April Ybarra
Ext. 140

Programs

Community Development Specialist

Adam Becenti (Diné)
Ext. 135

Research Assistant 

Alexis Contreras (Grand Ronde)
Ext. 132

Family Engagement Specialist 

Barbara Gladue (Anishinaabe)
Ext. 122

Youth Engagement Specialist

Jackie Malstrom (Akimel O’odham/Yaqui)
Ext. 120

Director of Programs and Policy

Cori Matthew (Salish/Blackfeet)
Ext. 146

Research Director

Puneet Sahota

Director of Government Affairs and Advocacy

David Simmons
Ext. 119

Project Coordinator

programcoordinator@nicwa.org