Board of Regents

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Colleen M. Green, M.A.
CHAIR, BOARD OF REGENTS
Current Term: May 1, 2012 - May 1, 2017
green.colleen@sagchip.edu

Colleen Green, tribal citizen of the Little River Band of Ottawa Indians, is the Director of Native American Programs and the Student Transition Enrichment Program at Central Michigan University. She holds a teaching degree in Secondary Education and two Master of Art degrees: one in Educational Leadership and the other in Humanities.  Colleen is the former President of the North American Indigenous Student Organization at CMU and is currently a member in the American Indian Science and Engineering Society and SACNAS.  She resides in Remus, MI with her husband and three sons.

Guadalupe C. Gonzalez, B.A.
VICE CHAIR, BOARD OF REGENTS
Current Term: April 1, 2011 - May 1, 2015
gonzalez.guadalupe@sagchip.edu

Guadalupe Gonzalez, a tribal member of the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe, is currently the interim Magistrate for the Saginaw Chippewa Tribal Court on the Isabella Indian Reservation. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Michigan State University.  

Sheila A. Leaureaux, A.A.
TREASURER, BOARD OF REGENTS
Current Term: March 1, 2012 - May 1, 2016
leaureaux.sheila@sagchip.edu

Sheila Leaureaux, is a member of the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe and has worked for the SCIT for many years.  She recently served 2 years on the Saginaw Chippewa Tribal Council.  Sheila holds an Associate of Arts degree from the Saginaw Chippewa Tribal College. 

Maia Chavis
SECRETARY, BOARD OF REGENTS
Current Term: October 1, 2013 - May 1, 2015
chavis.maia@sagchip.edu              

Maia Chavis is a member of the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe, and works for the SCIT Accounting Department. 

Carla Sineway, M.A.
EX-OFFICIO, BOARD OF REGENTS
PRESIDENT, SAGINAW CHIPPEWA TRIBAL COLLEGE
sineway.carla@sagchip.edu

Carla has worked for the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe since 1978 in the area of education and human services. Her specialty is management and guiding others to be the best that they can be. Carla graduated from Central Michigan University in 1995 with a M.A. in Counseling and in 2010 graduated from Capella University with a M.S. in Education. As president, Carla enjoys the challenge of the administration of a tribal college and interaction with the students; however, the best time in her life is time spent with family.

Louanna Bruner
MEMBER, BOARD OF REGENTS
Current Term: February 1, 2014 - May 1, 2017
bruner.louanna@sagchip.edu

Arthur Cicalo
MEMBER, BOARD OF REGENTS
Current Term: February 1, 2014 - May 1, 2016
cicalo.arthur@sagchip.edu

Arthur Cicalo III is a member of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians & a descendant of the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe. He has a Bachelor's & Master's degree in Social Work from GVSU, & a Graduate Certificate in Administration from CMU. He works for the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe's Behavioral Health Department as the Residential Treatment Program Manager. His interests are spending time with his family, his dogs, & helping people learn new skills.

 

 

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