PARTICIPANTS

During the five years of the Summer Policy Academy's programming, the faculty continues to grow.  Below is a list of dedicated individuals that have served to teach and mentor New Mexico Indian youth through the different levels of the Summer Policy Academy.  They share their community and profession.


Dr. Joe Sando (Jemez Pueblo) Luke Reed
Dr. Dave Warren (Santa Clara Pueblo) Angela Parker (Arikira)
Dr. Christine Sims (Acoma Pueblo) Aaron Sims (Acoma Pueblo)
Beverly Billie (Taos/Acoma Pueblos) Dr. Elizabeth Sumida Huaman (Wanka)
Ron Martinez Looking Elk (Isleta/Taos Pueblos) Jacob Pecos (Cochiti Pueblo)
Pablo Padilla (Zuni Pueblo) Dr. Steve Cornell
Dr. Greg Cajete (Santa Clara Pueblo) Ada Melton Pecos
Theresa Pasqual (Acoma Pueblo) Jacob Pecos
Casey Douma (Laguna Pueblo/Hopi Tewa) Dr. Joe Suina;
Corrine Sanchez (San Ildefonso Pueblo) Joseph Ray
Tessie Naranjo (Santa Clara Pueblo) Ken Lucero
Gilbert Suazo (Taos Pueblo) Gilbert Sanchez
Brian Vallo (Acoma Pueblo) Cliff Fragua
Barbara Felix Frank Chaves;
Chenoa Stillwell-Jensen (Navajo) Christine Zuni Cruz
Ted Garcia (San Felipe Pueblo) Dr. Matthew Martinez
Kathy Newby (Navajo)  Frances Abeyta
Alvin Warren (Santa Clara Pueblo) Vena Adae Romero
NM Justice Patricio Serna Kimberly Baca
Melissa Candelaria (San Felipe Pueblo) June Lorenzo
Stephine Poston (Sandia Pueblo) Jon Sims
Francine Hatch (Isleta Pueblo) Donna Pino
Joyce Naseyowma Chalan (Hopi/Taos Pueblo) Dr. Tessie Naranjo
Kim Baca (Navajo/Santa Clara Pueblo) Melissa Sanchez
Conroy Chino (Acoma Pueblo) Felipe Estudillo Colon
Dr. Manley Begaye (Navajo) Emmett 'Shkeme' Garcia
Rebecca Rae (Jicarilla Apache) Dr. Cynthia Chavez Lamar
Dr. Fran Levine Ron Solimon
Former Governor Joe Garcia (Okay Owingeh) Edward Calabaza
June Lorenzo (Laguna Pueblo) Travis Suazo
Dr. Gayle Chacon (Navajo) Gregg Analla
Michele Suina (Cochiti Pueblo) Shawna Sunrise
Justin Solimon (Laguna Pueblo) Laurie Weahkie
Georgene Louis (Acoma Pueblo) Alvin Warren
Delilah Tenorio Choneska (Santo Domingo Pueblo)   Shannon Douma
Robert Medina (Zia Pueblo) Dr. Ted Jojola
Helen Padilla (Isleta Pueblo)