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Participating Grantees 2005-2008

Circles of Care Evaluation Technical Assistance Center

Cook Inlet Tribal Council, Inc.
Cherish the Children

Anchorage, AK 99508

Lydia Hays, Ed D, Project Director
Valerie Naquin, Strategic Planner
Fred Kopacz, Strategic Planner
Debra Claymore, MA, Project Evaluator
Gary Leonardson, PhD, Project Evaluator
Gloria O’Neill, MBA, President/CEO



Denver Indian Family Resource Center
Keeping the Circle Whole

Lakewood, CO 80226

Isabelle Medchill, LCSW, Project Director
Marsha Whiting, Administrative Assistant
Theresa Halsey, Community Coordinator
Naomi Harris, Project Evaluator
Robin Leake, Project Evaluator
Maria Yellow Horse Brave Heart, PhD, Cultural Research Evaluator
Phyllis Bigpond, Executive Director


Indian Health Care Resource Center of Tulsa, Inc.
Strengthening Our Children

Tulsa, OK 74120

Stephen Shoemaker, PhD, Project Director
Jami Bartgis, PhD, Project Coordinator
Chris Hill, Cultural Coordinator
Deborah Jones-Saumty, PhD, Project Evaluator
Carmelita Skeeter, Chief Executive Officer


Creek Nation Health System
To Carry On

Okmulgee, OK 74447  

Daley Tearl, Project Director
Carmin Tecumseh, Project Coordinator  
Bert Thomas, PhD, Grants Evaluator


Native American Rehabilitation Association of the Northwest, Inc. (NARA) 

Portland, OR 97205   

Amanda Cross, Project Director
Kathie Archambault, Data Coordinator
Robbie Gondara, Outreach Coordinator
Eleanor Gil-Kashiwabara, Project Evaluator 
Jacqueline Mercer, Executive Director


Quileute Tribe 
Quileute Circles of Care Program

LaPush, WA 98350 

Sandra Kint, Project Director
Anna Rose Counsell, Project Coordinator
Cody LeClair, Administrative Assistant
Brenda Freeman, Project Evaluator
James Jaime, Principal Investigator


Sinte Gleska University    

Mission, SD 57555        

Burdette Clifford, Project Officer- Human Service Department
Marianne DeCora, Project Manager- Counseling Resource Center
Marianne Left Hand Bull, Project Manager
Albert White Hat, Cultural Advisor
Cheryl LaPointe, Project Evaluator

Colorado School of Public Health

13001 E. 17th Place​
Mail Stop B119
Aurora, CO 80045


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