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TRANSITION TEAM

LIST OF PRIMARY MEMBERS AND ALTERNATES

Established by the Hopi Education Code, the Transition Team is a Team of Hopi education professionals, administrators, and teachers working together to assist and facilitate

the transition to the unified Hopi School System.  

If you are interested in joining the Transition Team, please contact Dr. Noreen Sakiestewa, at NSakiestewa@hopi.nsn.us.

Key:  ALT = Alternate

HOPI SCHOOL PRINCIPALS:
Robert Tollefson, MDS
Lorrie Harding, HBCS
TeJay Montgomery, HDS
Kimberly Thomas, SMDS
Dianne Lomahaftewa-Albert, FMES
George Waybenais, KCES
Alban Naha, Interim Superintendent and Junior High School Principal, HJSHS
Lynn Fredericks, High School Principal, HJSHS

TEACHERS:
Renee Paxson 
LaVonne Honyouti
Rachael Talayumptewa
VACANCY (ALT)
Charlene Youvella (ALT)
Anjanette Sahmea (ALT)

HOPILAVAYI TEACHER:
Dr. Sheila Nicholas (ALT)

PARENTS:
Ruby Ann Faye Starks
Deloria Jean Lomawaima (ALT)
Vell Joshevama-Davis (ALT)

EXCEPTIONAL EDUCATION
TEACHERS/PROFESSIONALS:
Dr. Melba Martin
VACANCY (ALT)

VOCATIONAL EDUCATION:
VACANCY

UNIVERSITY PROFESSOR:
VACANCY

OPERATIONS & MAINTENANCE:
Garlyn Navakuku
Shawn Duane Tootsie (ALT)

TRANSPORTATION: 
VACANCY

HUMAN RESOURCES: 
VACANCY

BUSINESS MANAGER: 
Joan Duran
VACANCY (ALT)

DIRECTOR OF HOPI BEHAVIORAL HEALTH:

Laverne Reyes Dallas

DIRECTOR OF HOPI SOCIAL SERVICES:

Lorencita Joshweseoma

HOPI LAW ENFORCEMENT SERVICES: 
VACANCY

SECURITY SERVICES:
Matthew Duran

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY:
Timothy A. Sahneyah
VACANCY (ALT)

FOOD SERVICES:
Emily V. Mutz
VACANCY (ALT)

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