Board of Regents

Colleen M. Green, M.A..
M.A., Humanities, Central Michigan University, 2012
M.A., Educational Leadership, Central Michigan University, 2009
B.S., Social Studies-Secondary Education, Central Michigan University, 2007
A.A., Secondary Education, Mid Michigan Community College, 2005

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..
B.A., English, Michigan State University, 2008
A.A. Native American Studies, Saginaw Chippewa Tribal College, 2005

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.

Carla Sineway, M.A..
M.S., Education, Enrollment Management, Capella University, 2010
M.A., Professional Counseling, Central Michigan University, 1995
B.S., Sociology/Social Work, Central Michigan University, 1988
A.A., Secondary Education, Mid Michigan Community College, 2005

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.
A.A., Business, Saginaw Chippewa Tribal College, 2010

Louanna Bruner is a proud member of the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe. She started her career with the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe in 1995. She served on the Tribal Education Board as Chairperson. In 2009, she was elected to Tribal Council and served two terms. She graduated from SCTC in May 2010 with a business degree.

Jordan Fallis.
B.A.A., Enterpreneurship, Central Michigan University, 2015

Jordan graduated from Central Michigan University with a B.A.A in Entrepreneurship in 2015; he is a true leader in our tribal community. Jordan has consciously made the choice to dedicate his life to protect the future interest of the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe through promoting education, innovation, and opportunity to our community & tribal youth. Through his elite leadership skills Jordan plans to bring into fruition the importance of education in order for our tribal community to cohesively strive to lead the field and be first in all new potential markets that will benefit the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe.

Marilee Fleming.
B.S., Community Development, Central Michigan University, 2015

Marilee is a member of the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe as well as a descendant of both Lac Courte Oreilles and Bad River Bands of Ojibwe in Northern Wisconsin. She is an alumnus of the Saginaw Chippewa Tribal College (AA - 2011) and Central Michigan University (BS - 2015). Currently, she is finishing up her MSA at Central Michigan University with 2 classes left. She has a daughter who is currently dual enrolled at the Tribal College and as an alumni, she truly has a heart for our students. Education is her passion and she will always be a supporter of anyone continuing their education.



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