Sr. Director of Housing Programs
Tallerita Tunney Rogers (she/her) is an Indigenous Social Worker with Child Welfare specialization training and a passion for healthy communities. Tallerita earned a BA in Sociology from Macalester College and her MSW and MPA from Arizona State University, Tallerita is also a Licensed Social Worker (LMSW). Tallerita oversees Permanent Supportive and Transitional Housing, as well as Shelter programming at Native American Connections.
Tallerita also serves as Vice President of Finance for the National Association for Social Workers - Arizona Chapter. Tallerita serves on the Community Land Use Planning Committee (CLUPC) for her home community's Chapter, the local tribal government's entity on the Navajo Nation. Most importantly, Tallerita is a mom of 3 beautiful Diné (Navajo) children who strives to teach her children cultural and self-pride.