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President's Office Staff & Mission

Dr. Tamarah Pfeiffer


Email address: [email protected] 

Alena Chalan
Executive Assistant
Email address: [email protected]

Monte Monteith
Education Specialist

Email address: [email protected]


President's Office
Phone: (505) 922-4087

Fax: (505) 346-2343
Building 106, Room 162




President's Office Mission

The mission of the President’s Office is to provide leadership dedicated to the achievement of learner success, effective communication and excellence in Higher Education.


President's Office Vision

The President’s Office promotes a vision that SIPI will be the preeminent higher learning institution that supports post-secondary opportunities to shape a better future for all Native American people.


President's Office Values:


  • Values integrity and accountability.
  • Values respect for self.
  • Values respect for diverse cultures.
  • Values its sense of community.
  • Values the importance of data in supporting decisions.
  • Values open and honest communication.
  • Honors indigenous culture, language, and self-determination.
  • Is a mission-driven institution.