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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:

VACANCY

Dr. Sheila Nicholas (ALT)

PARENTS:

Ruby Ann Faye Starks

Deloria Jean Lomawaima (ALT)

Vell Joshevama-Davis (ALT)

Hannah Honani (ALT)

EXCEPTIONAL EDUCATION

TEACHERS/PROFESSIONALS:

Dr. Melba Martin

VACANCY (ALT)

VOCATIONAL EDUCATION:
Emma Talashoma
VACANCY (ALT)

UNIVERSITY PROFESSOR:
Dr. Jeremy Garcia (ALT)

OPERATIONS & MAINTENANCE:

Garlyn Navakuku

Shawn Duane Tootsie (ALT)

TRANSPORTATION: 

Dickson Silas

VACANCY (ALT)

HUMAN RESOURCES: 

VACANCY

Kayla Lomayestewa (ALT)

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: 

Jarvis Qumyintewa

Erin Cruz (ALT)

SECURITY SERVICES:

Matthew Duran

Tanya Steele (ALT)

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY:

Timothy A. Sahneyah

Joshua Tsinnijinnie (ALT)

FOOD SERVICES:

Emily V. Mutz

Jeremy Siweumptewa (ALT)

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