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Key Leaders

Director

Roselyn Tso [PDF - 176 KB], an enrolled member of the Navajo Nation, is the director of the Indian Health Service.

Roselyn Tso

Deputy Director

Benjamin Smith, [PDF - 156 KB] an enrolled member of the Navajo Nation, is the deputy director for the Indian Health Service.

P. Benjamin Smith

Chief Medical Officer

Loretta Christensen, M.D., [PDF - 167 KB] an enrolled member of the Navajo Nation, serves as the Chief Medical Officer for the Indian Health Service.

Dr. Loretta Christensen, M.D.

Deputy Director for Management Operations

Darrell LaRoche [PDF - 76 KB], an enrolled member of the Lower Brule Sioux Tribe in South Dakota, is the deputy director for management operations for the Indian Health Service.

Tina Conners

Deputy Director for Field Operations

Rear Adm. Chris Buchanan [PDF - 147 KB], an enrolled member of the Seminole Nation of Oklahoma, is the deputy director for field operations of the Indian Health Service.

>Rear Adm. Chris Buchanan

Deputy Director for Field Operations

James Driving Hawk [PDF - 192 KB], an enrolled member of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe, is the deputy director for field operations of the Indian Health Service.

James Driving Hawk

Deputy Director for Intergovernmental Affairs

Stacey Ecoffey [PDF - 184 KB], an enrolled member of the Oglala Sioux Tribe, is the deputy director for intergovernmental affairs for the Indian Health Service.

Stacey Ecoffey

Chief of Staff

Capt. Carmen Clelland [PDF - 176 KB], an enrolled member of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes, is the chief of staff for the Indian Health Service.

Capt. Carmen Clelland

Deputy Director for Quality Healthcare and Enterprise Risk Management

Michelle Boylan [PDF - 173 KB], is the deputy director for quality healthcare and risk management for the Indian Health Service.

Michelle Boylan

Chief Information Officer

Mitchell Thornbrugh [PDF - 170 KB], an enrolled member of the Muscogee Creek Nation, is the chief information officer and director of the Office of Information Technology for the Indian Health Service.

Mitchell Thornbrugh

Headquarters Offices

Office of Clinical & Preventive Services

Christopher Jarvis, M.D. [PDF - 138 KB]
Director

Office of Direct Service & Contracting Tribes

Christopher Poole, DHA, LCSW
Acting Director

Office of Environmental Health & Engineering

James Ludington, P.E. [PDF - 142 KB]
Director

Office of Human Resources

Daniel Frye [PDF - 2.5 MB]
Acting Director

Office of Information Technology

Mitchell Thornbrugh [PDF - 217 KB]
Director

Office of Finance & Accounting

Jillian Curtis [PDF - 142 KB]
Director

Office of Management Services

Santiago Almaraz [PDF - 163 KB]
Director

Office of Public Health Support

Rear Adm. Francis Frazier [PDF - 114 KB]
Director

Office of Quality

Vacant

Office of Resource Access & Partnerships

Capt. John Rael [PDF - 323 KB]
Director

Office of Tribal Self-Governance

Jennifer Cooper [PDF -82 KB]
Director

Office of Urban Indian Health Programs

Rick Mueller
Acting Director


Area Directors

Alaska Area Indian Health Service

Evangelyn “Angel” Castagna (Dotomain) [PDF - 621 KB]
Director

Albuquerque Area Indian Health Service

Leonard Thomas, M.D. [PDF - 179 KB]
Director

Bemidji Area Indian Health Service

Asha Petoskey [PDF - 155 KB]
Acting Director

Billings Area Indian Health Service

Bryce Redgrave [PDF - 175 KB]
Director

California Area Indian Health Service

Beverly Miller. [PDF - 69 KB]
Director

Great Plains Area Indian Health Service

Joe Amiotte [PDF - 171 KB]
Director

Nashville Area Indian Health Service

Beverly Cotton, DNP, RN [PDF - 123 KB]
Director

Navajo Area Indian Health Service

DuWayne Begay [PDF - 170 KB]
Director

Oklahoma City Area Indian Health Service

Rear Adm. Travis Watts, PharmD [PDF - 175 KB]
Director

Phoenix Area Indian Health Service

Charles Ty Reidhead, M.D., M.P.H. [PDF - 86 KB]
Director

Portland Area Indian Health Service

Capt. Marcus Martinez, PE [PDF - 344 KB]
Director

Tucson Area Indian Health Service

Dixie Gaikowski [PDF - 89 KB]
Director