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Christal Black

Assistant Manager

Christal Black

Christal is Assistant Manager for the Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals (ITEP), American Indian Air Quality Training Program (AIAQTP). Christal joined ITEP in January of 2019.

Prior to ITEP, Christal managed the Journey for Underrepresented Medical Professionals (JUMP), the Partnership for Native American Cancer Prevention (NACP) and the Bridges to Baccalaureate training programs at Northern Arizona University (NAU). Her previous work focused on recruitment and retention of underserved population enrolled in health professional programs. She has been employed with NAU since 2010. She specialized in the transition of scholars from high school to professional programs.

Christal is a graduate of Northern Arizona University. She has a BA in Applied Indigenous Studies, a BS in Public Health and a Masters of Administration. She is a member of the Navajo Nation. On her free time she enjoys spending time with her family and being a cheerleader of chess, basketball, cross country, track and field, softball and soccer.

Christal can be reached by e-mail at

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