The National Indian Council on Aging (NICOA) staff is comprised of a passionate, distinguished and highly committed leadership team working to collectively improve health, social services and economic well-being for all American Indian and Alaska Native elders.
Each staff member plays a complementary role to NICOA and each one is committed to operating with the utmost integrity, accountability and responsibility to NICOA’s stakeholders.
NICOA is proud to have leaders who are field experts with proven experience in advocacy, support, technical assistance and training. Together, this group guides the collective efforts of the National Indian Council on Aging.
Executive and Administrative Staff
Senior Community Service Employment Program
SCSEP Headquarters Office:
Central Region (MN, OK, WI):
Tonya Harjo (Seminole/Muscogee Creek), SCSEP Central Region Program Manager
Paul Durrett, Assistant Program Manager
Brittany Tiffany (Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe), Employment Specialist
Edward Irby, Job Developer
Great Plains Region (ND, SD):
Lynn Wise, North Dakota Program Manager
Jamie Anderson, North Dakota Employment Training Coordinator
Jay Meier, North Dakota Job Developer
Mamissa Evans, South Dakota Program Manager
Cheryl Hofer, South Dakota Program Manager
LuAnn Pfeifle, South Dakota Job Developer
Karen Artichoker, South Dakota Employment Training Coordinator