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14th American Indian Disability Summit


Our mission is to provide interaction, networking, education and support for American Indians with disabilities and their families, and bridging opportunities and resources in rural and urban tribal communities.

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Archie Mariano

2018 Keynote Speaker

Archie Mariano, is a member of the Navajo Nation. He currently works with the Arizona Department of Economic Security, as Tribal Nations Instructor Liaison. He utilizes his experience with the agency and his prior experience with the Arizona Tribal Nations, continuing to strengthen his established relationships with our Tribal communities and Department of Economic Security (DES).



Abel Estrella
Office of Tribal Relations – AZ Dept. of Economic Security

Darrel Christenson

Iris George
AZ@Work Career Advisor, South Job Center – Travis Williams Family Services Center

Lorie Jewett
AZ Dept. of Economic Security

Rosalie Perry

Archie Mariano
Office of Professional Development – AZ Dept. of Economic Security

Daren Sweet
Division of Child Support Services – AZ Dept. of Economic Security

John Romero
AZ Dept. of Economic Security

Martino Williams

Sarah Ruf
Arizona Developmental Disabilities Planning Council

Benita Joe
Hanger Clinic

Dorothy Goeman
Travis L Williams Family Services Center

Jon Meyers,
the Arc of Arizona

Melanie Murray
Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community

Scott Geiger
AZ Dept. of Economic Security

Betty John Division of Developmental Disabilities – Arizona Department of Economic Security

Eulonda Martinez
Gila River Indian Community-Employment & Training Dept.

Katharine Levandowsky,
Office for Children with Special Health Care Needs – Arizona Department of Health Services

Melissa Kushner
University of Arizona College of Medicine, Sonoran University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities

Shawn Hyde
Tribal Liaison, Division of Employment & Rehabilitation Services (DERS), AZ Dept. of Economic Security (DES)

Betty Schoen
Rehabilitation Services Administration, AZ Dept. of Economic Security

Eva Proa

Michelle Homer
Indian Health Services

Shawn Sellers
Tribal Relations Liaison
Office of Tribal Relations
AZ Dept. of Economic Security (DES)

Susan Nayatewa
DHHS Prevention & Intervention Services, Salt River Pima- Maricopa Indian Community



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