Skip to main content

Director of Wokini & Tribal Relations

The Director is responsible for facilitating, planning and implementing open dialogue between members of SD Tribes, members of SDSU and other key stakeholders to best serve Tribal constituents, the University, state and region. The Director provides support for the President’s Wokini Advisory Council, promoting the relationship between tribes and the university and facilitating implementation of recommendations from the Council.


The Director collaborates and partners with the American Indian Student Center, American Indian Studies, colleges and other support areas to identify opportunities to support faculty in scholarship, outreach and engagement with Tribal communities. Through these collaboration Wokini allows SDSU to better support and develop program infrastructure for American Indian student recruitment and retention which includes preserving positive Tribal partnerships and research infrastructure.