Currently serving as NAGSA's Director, Cheyenne Grabiec is from Crystal, New Mexico. He currently lives and works in Flagstaff, Arizona with his family.
Cheyenne earned a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of Arizona. He also earned a Mater of Legal Studies in Indigenous Peoples Law and Policy from the University of Arizona.
Cheyenne currently works for Coconino Community College as the Community Outreach Coordinator. He previously worked for The University of Arizona where his team developed programs to introduce Native American youth to environmental health and prepare them for success in higher education.
Verna grew up in Smoke Signals and later moved to her mother’s home community in Dilcon. When she started her family, she moved to Tsidi’ To’ii (Birdsprings) and maintains a home there to this day. While raising a family, Verna earned a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice/Criminology, and a Master of Education in Human Relations from Northern Arizona University.
She has worked with various companies in different capacities in Arizona, as well as held elected leadership positions in the community of Birdsprings. Presently, she serves on the Board of the Ke’yah Advanced Rural Manufacturing Alliance (KARMA) and continues to provide consulting services in Administrative and Business Support Services.
Verna has served as Chapter Secretary/Treasurer also Chapter President for Tsiidi Toh Chapter (Birdsprings), she also has served for School Board Member for Little Singer Community School.