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Board of Regents

The SIPI Board of Regents serves as the official representative group for the college and has significant roles in both advisory and policy making for the college. Working closely with the SIPI President, the Board strives to develop a working relationship to enable shared governance with administration, faculty, staff, and students. This eleven-member board are representatives appointed by their respective tribal entities and includes the Student Government Association President, as well as SIPI's President Emeritus. In 1974, the BOR incorporated in the State of New Mexico and the following year received IRS determination as a Non-Profit Organization under Section 501(c)(3).
 
The Board of Regents has an office in the SIPI Administration Building (Building 106). This office houses various grant programs that support the mission of SIPI.
 
 
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CURRENT REGENTS
 
 

Adam J. Begaye

Acting Chair
Navajo Nation
New Mexico

 

Esther Peterson
Secretary/Treasurer
Navajo Nation
Arizona

 

Dr. Sherry Allison
Board Member
SIPI President Emeritus

 

Dr. John Bush
Board Member
Inter-Tribal Council
of Arizona (South)

 

Dr. Curtis Chavez
Board Member
Southern Pueblos Council

 

Dr. Damon Clarke
Board Member
Inter-Tribal Council of Arizona (North)

 

Darrell Flyingman
Board Member
Oklahoma Tribes

 

Olowan Gordon
Board Member
SIPI Student Government Association

 

Owen Little
Board Member
Mescalero Apache Tribe

 

Francis Tafoya
Board Member
Eight Northern Pueblos

 

Vacant
Jicarilla Apache Nation

 

 

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SIPI BOR Staff
 
William Lohr
Director of Development
SIPI Board of Regents
(505) 922-6512