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Staff

The OTSG develops, directs and implements TSGP policies and procedures authorized under Title V of the ISDEAA and serves as an advocate for Self-Governance Tribes within the IHS. Specifically, OTSG staff includes an Office Director; a Deputy Director; Financial Analysts who process payments to Self-Governance Tribes, carry out OTSG budget activities, and review audits to determine eligibility; Program Analysts who assist the ALNs in the negotiating and processing of Self-Governance Compacts and Funding Agreements; Policy Analysts who develop, review, and comment on policies, procedures, and proposed rulemaking that may affect the TSGP and Self-Governance Tribes; and administrative staff. All staff members provide advice and recommendations to the OTSG Director and OTSG Deputy Director.


Director, Office of Tribal Self-Governance
Jennifer Cooper
Point of Contact for: Great Plains Area and Tucson Area


Deputy Director, Office of Tribal Self-Governance
Carla Mayo


Program Analysts
Roxanne Houston
Point of Contact for: Albuquerque Area, California Area, and Nashville Area

Christopher Manydeeds
Point of Contact for: Bemidji Area, Billings Area, Phoenix Area and Tucson Area

Aaron Lane
Acting ALN for Alaska Area

Anna Johnson
Point of Contact for: Alaska Area and Navajo Area

Policy Analysts

Jeremy W. Marshall
Point of Contact for: Great Plains Area, and Portland Area

Tamara Clay
Point of Contact for: Alaska Area, Oklahoma City Area


Financial Analysts

Steven Plumer
Point of Contact for: California Area, Tucson Area, and Portland Area

Carla Mayo
Point of Contact for: Albuquerque Area, Navajo Area, Oklahoma City Area, Phoenix Area, ALN for Billings Area

Wileen Yazzie
Point of Contact for: Bemidji Area, Billings Area, and Nashville Area


Support Staff

Ashley Parkinson
Staff Assistant

Alexandria Smith
Staff Assistant