Staff

Annette Scalpcane
Accountant

Pêhévešeëva! Váno’eméóná’e Náhéševehe! (Good Day! My name is Sage Road Woman) More Info ››

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Brenda Hill
Director of Technical Assistance & Training

Brenda Hill joins NIWRC as the new Director of Technical Assistance & Training! More Info ››

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Director of the STTARS Indigenous Safe Housing Center

Caroline LaPorte (immediate descendant of the Little River Band Of Ottawa… More Info ››

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Grant Management Specialist

Carolyn Gresham serves as Grant Management Specialist for NIWRC. More Info ››

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Data Specialist

Cassandra Roy serves as Data Specialist for NIWRC. More Info ››

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Program Assistant

Denise Neal joined NIWRC as the Program Assistant in 2021. She feels honored to share space with amazing Indigenous… More Info ››

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Gwen
Senior Housing Specialist

Gwendolyn Packard (Ihanktonwan Dakota) has worked for many years in Indian country, both at the national and tribal… More Info ››

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Native Youth Program Specialist

Jovita serves as NIWRC's Youth Program Specialist. More Info ››

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Human Resources Manager

Julie is NIWRC's Human Resources Manager. More Info ››

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Logistics Coordinator

Kaycee Sherrard has been the Logistics Coordinator for NIWRC since 2017. More Info ››

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Communications Specialist

Kelsey (Tlingit) is a Communications Specialist at NIWRC.  More Info ››

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Kendra
Research Associate

Kendra Root serves as a Research Associate for the National Indigenous Women’s Resource Center. More Info ››

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Kerri
Senior Native Affairs Advisor

Kerri Colfer is Senior Native Affairs Advisor for the National Indigenous Women’s Resource Center. More Info ››

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Kim Zahne
Technical Assistance and Training Specialist

Prior to joining NIWRC, Zahne (Tewa-Hopi) was the Director of Technical Assistance and Training for the Hopi Tewa… More Info ››

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LeAnne H
Accounting Clerk

LeAnne Hansen serves as NIWRC's accounting clerk in Great Falls, MT. More Info ››

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Communications Specialist

Liane Pippin is the Communications Specialist for NIWRC. More Info ››

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Technical Assistance & Training Specialist

Lisa is the ARP Survivors of Domestic and Sexual Violence Technical Assistance… More Info ››

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Lora
Director of Business Services

Lora serves at the Director of Business Services for the National Indigenous Women's Resource Center. More Info ››

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Lucy Rain Simpson
Executive Director

Ms. Simpson brings a wealth of legal and public policy experience, having served as an attorney in Indian country… More Info ››

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COVID TA Specialist

Marquel Musgrave (they/she) is a mother, auntie, and tribal citizen of Nanbé… More Info ››

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Neviah
Resources Clerk

Neviah Leer is originally from Washington state, but grew up in both Germany and Nigeria. She graduated high school… More Info ››

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Paula
Senior Policy Specialist

Paula Julian serves as Senior Policy Specialist for the National Indigenous Women’s Resource Center (NIWRC) More Info ››

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Rose Quilt
Director of Policy and Research

Rose is an enrolled member of the Confederated Tribes and Bands of the Yakama Nation and a descendent of the Lummi… More Info ››

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Tang
Director of Information & Technology

Tang serves as Technology Director for the National Indigenous Women’s Resource Center.  He has worked in the… More Info ››

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