Office on Tribal Relations

Office on Tribal Relations

2025 Indian Nations and Tribes Legislative Day

Tribal Liaisons

Each state agency has a dedicated tribal liaison who acts as the principal point of contact for tribal affairs.

PDF icon State Agency Tribal Liaisons

Agency Tribal Liaison Email
Administration Jimmy Arwood [email protected]
Advisory Council on Indian Health Care Corey Hemstreet [email protected]
Agriculture Robert Smook [email protected]
AHCCCS Christine Holden [email protected]
Child Safety Timareeann Thurston [email protected]
Commerce Authority Vacant  
Commission on the Arts Anna Needham [email protected]
Corrections, Rehabilitation and Reentry Rod McKone [email protected]
Economic Security Kathryn Steffen [email protected]
Emergency and Military Affairs Israel Kiyogera [email protected]
Environmental Quality Len Drago [email protected]
First Things First Candida Hunter [email protected]
Forestry Services Sara Cullen [email protected]
Game and Fish Jon Cooley [email protected]
Gaming Jackie Johnson [email protected]
Governor’s Office of Highway Safety Jacob Fields [email protected]
Governor’s Office of Youth, Faith, and Family Tonya Hamilton [email protected]
Health Services Gerilene Haskon [email protected]
Homeland Security Michael Stidham [email protected]
Housing Keon Montgomery [email protected]
Industrial Commission Delvin Toddy [email protected]
Insurance and Financial Institutions Fausto Burruel [email protected]
Juvenile Corrections Jahayra Mendoza [email protected]
Land Lynn Cordova [email protected]
Liquor Licenses Vacant  
Lottery Kome Akpolo [email protected]
Office of Economic Opportunity Carlos Contreras [email protected]
Parks and Trails Brittany Hudson [email protected]
Public Safety Cpt. Paul Etnire [email protected]
Real Estate Marlee McCormick [email protected]
Registrar of Contractors Maggie Roby [email protected]
Revenue Adrianne Sloat [email protected]
State Library Mary Villegas [email protected]
Tourism Dawn Melvin [email protected]
Transportation Dezbah Hatathli [email protected]
Veterans’ Services Geri Kinsel-Begay [email protected]
Water Resources Donovan Carr [email protected]

Contact Us

Jason Chavez, Director of Tribal Affairs
Governor's Office of Tribal Relations
1700 W. Washington St., Suite 235
Phoenix, Arizona 85007

Phone: 602.542.4426
Fax: 602.542.4428
Email Us