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Phone: (928) 523-9555
Fax: (928) 523-1266
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Advisory Committee

Tribal/Tribal Organization Representatives

Click on a committee member's photo to read their bio.

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Jerry Cain

Enviromental Manager
Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians
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Chris Caldwell

Director of Sustainable Development Institute
College of Menominee Nation
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Jaime Donatuto, Ph.D.

Community Environmental Health Analyst
Swinomish Indian Tribal Community
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Michael Durglo, Jr.

Department Head of the CSKT’s Tribal Historic Department
Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes
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Shasta Gaughen, Ph.D.

Environmental Director
Pala Band of Mission Indians
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Oxcenia O'Domin

Tribal Environmental Program Associate
Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium

Federal Agency Representatives

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Lisa Bacanskas

Climate Change Division
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
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Alicia Bell-Sheeter

Policy Analyst
U.S. Forest Service
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Erica Bollerud

State and Local Energy and the Environment Program
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
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Ashely Fortune Isham

National Conservation Training Center
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
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Rachael Novak

Coordinator of the Tribal Resilience Program
Bureau of Indian Affairs
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Chris Swanston

Director of the Northern Institute of Applied Climate Science
U.S. Forest Service
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Paul Wagner

Tribal Liaison
U.S. Geological Survey

Tribal Resilience Liaisons

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Malinda Chase

Tribal Liaison for Alaska's Tribes
Alaska Climate Adaptation Science Center
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Maurice Cruz

South Central Climate Adaptation Science Center
Ohkay Owingeh Pueblo
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Chas Jones

Tribal Liaison for Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians
Nortwest Climate Adaptation Science Center
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Sara Smith

Midwest Tribal Liaison
Northeast Climate Adaptation Science Center (NE CASC) and College of Menominee Nation
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Stefan Tangen

Tribal Liaison
North Central Climate Adaptation Science Center
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April Taylor

South Central Climate Adaption Science Center
Sustainability Scientist for the Chickasaw Nation
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Casey Thornburgh

Northeast/Southeast Climate Adaptation Science Center and USET
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe
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Althea Walker-Ortiz

Southwest Climate Adaptation Science Center and The American Indian Higher Education Consortium
Nez Perce, Hopi, and Gila River Tribes