About Us: Executive Committee

About Us: Executive Committee

The NTAA Executive Committee met in May 2019, during the National Tribal Forum on Air Quality in Pechanga, California.

The NTAA Executive Committee is comprised of ten tribal representatives, one from each of the USEPA Regions, plus one from Alaska. The officers include the Chairperson, Vice-Chairperson, Secretary, and Treasurer.

Mission, Goals & Governance
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Wilfred J. Nabahe

NTAA Chairman
Director of the Colorado River Indian Tribes’ 
Environmental Protection Office

My name is Wilfred J. Nabahe, and as Director of the Colorado River Indian Tribes’ Environmental Protection Office, I represent the Tribes located within the boundaries of EPA’s Region 9 on the NTAA’s Executive Committee. As NTAA’s current Chairman, I work to ensure that NTAA helps to empower Tribes to protect and enhance the air that we all breathe.

Email: Wilfred.nabahe@crit-nsn.gov

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Bill Thompson
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Region 1
Penobscot Indian Nation

Email: Bill.Thompson@penobscotnation.org

Marvin Cling, Sr
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Region 1 (Alt)
Passamaquody Tribe
at Pleasant Point

Email: marvin@wabanaki.com

Angela Benedict
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Region 2
Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe

Email: angela.benedict@srmt-nsn.gov

Steven Smith
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Region 2 (Alt)
Shinnecock Indian Nation

Email: SteveSmith@shinnecock.org

Scott Hansen
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Region 4 (Treasurer)
Catawba Indian Nation

Email: Scott.hansen@catawbaindian.net

Tiffany Janes
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Region 4 (alt)
Poarch Band of Creek Indians

Email: tjanes@pci-nsn.gov

Brandy Toft
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Region 5  Vice-Chair
Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe

Email: air@lldrm.org

Joy Wiecks
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Region 5 (Alt)
Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa

Email: JoyWiecks@fdlrez.com

Craig Kreman
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Region 6
Quapaw Tribe of Oklahoma

Email: ckreman@quapawtribe.com

Billie Toledo
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Region 7
Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation

Email: billietoledo@pbpnation.org

Allison Gienapp
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Region 7 (Alt)
Ponca Tribe of Nebraska

Email: agienapp@poncatribe-ne.org

Randy Ashley
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Region 8
Confederated Salish & Kootenai Tribes

Email: randya@cskt.org

Linda Weeks Reddoor
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Region 8 (Alt)
Fort Peck Assiniboine-Sioux Tribes

Email: lweeks@nemont.net

Ann Wyatt
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Alaska (Alt)
Klawock Cooperative Association

Email: annwyatt@klawocktribe.org

Maranda Hamme
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Alaska (Alt)
Craig Tribal Association

Email: epacoord@craigtribe.org

Carol Kriebs
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Region 10 (Secretary)
Kootenai Tribe of Idaho

Email: ckriebs@kootenai.org

Lucas Bair
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Region 10 (Alt)
Spokane Tribe

Email: lucas.bair@SpokaneTribe.com

NTAA STAFF

Andy Bessler

NTAA Project Director

Email: Andy.Bessler@nau.edu

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Dara Marks-Marino

Senior Research Specialist

Email: Dara.Marks-Marino@nau.edu

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Mariah Ashley

NTAA Program Coordinator

Email: Mariah.Ashley@nau.edu

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Ryan Tsingine

NTAA Intern

Email: rct54@nau.edu

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