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Housing is the foundation of Native American Connections and a principle method of supporting individuals in alcohol and drug recovery, family stabilization, and community wellness. NAC has developed, owns and manages 850 units of supportive and affordable housing.

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Native American Connections champions community development projects that strengthen the Native American Community and celebrates the rich cultural histories of indigenous peoples. NAC is a leader in community efforts to end homelessness. We advocate for affordable housing and easy access to whole-person healthcare.

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About

Message from the Board

Members of the Native American Connections' Board of Directors have witnessed the positive impact of NAC's affordable housing, behavioral health, and community development services on the lives of Native American individuals and families. Under the leadership of Diana Yazzie Devine and her committed staff, Native American Connections has transformed into one of the oldest and most respected nonprofit organizations reaching those in need throughout Phoenix.

While the Board remains diverse in terms of the experiences and expertise offered by each member, the members share a common vision and enthusiasm to continue growing and strengthening the services of Native American Connections. Staying true to our roots, over half the board members are Native American, and to ensure the integrity of our services for homeless men and women, the board includes an individual who experienced homelessness.

Our Board Members

Executive Committee

Diana Yazzie Devine

CEO
MBA, LISAC
d.devine@nativeconnections.org
CEO, Native American Connections

Roxann Gallagher

Chairperson
Western Shoshone
Sacks Tierney P.A. in Scottsdale, Arizona

Chris Sharp

Vice Chairperson
Mohave/Colorado River Indian Tribes
Project Coordinator, Arizona State University School of Social Work
Office of American Indian Projects

Paul Mountain

Treasurer
Pinnacle West, CFA

Michelle Hale

Secretary
Diné - Navajo
Arizona State University – American Indian Studies

Members

Dana L. Schmidt

Member
Human Resources Business Consultant at Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company (Nationwide)

Tim Bruckner

Member
Tim R. Bruckner
Executive Vice President and Chief Credit Officer, Alliance Bank of Arizona

Steve Gunderson

Member
Diné - Navajo
Tallsalt Advisors, LLC, President

Dr. Cherie McCabe Murray

Member
Navajo/Sioux
Colorado River Indian Tribes
Emergency Medicine Physician


Brian Greathouse

Member
Fond du Lac Band
of Minnesota Chippewa Tribe.
Real Estate Attorney, Burch & Cracchiolo

Housing and Recovery Peer Committee

Eleanor Jauregui

San Carlos Apache

Kenneth Lewis

Akimel O’Odahm/Gila River Indian Community Tribe

Loretta Salazar

Tohono O'odham

Sandra Blosch

Diné - Navajo

Emeritus Members

Edwin Gonzalez-Santin, MSW

ASU, School of Social Work

Neil Sutton

Pinnacle Capital Mortgage

Nicolle S. Hood

South American Indian
General Counsel, Camelback Partners Group

Beverly Warne

Lakota Sioux