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Executive Director
Jerry Gardner
(Cherokee

Our Staff

 

Our dedicated staff has an impressive array of legal, policy, training, and technical assistance experience that has enabled TLPI to administer quality programming in Indian country since 1996. 

 

Because we are a Native American operated non-profit, our work is personal. We proudly pursue our mission to enhance and strengthen tribal sovereignty and justice while honoring community values, protecting rights, and promoting well-being.

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Administrative Manager
Maria Alidio

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Director - Tribal Youth Resource Center
Stephanie Autumn
(Hopi/Irish)
Tribal Child Welfare and Permanency Planning Specialist
Ann M. Baker

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Tribal Healing to Wellness Court Specialist
Precious Benally
(Diné)
Tribal Courts Specialist
Chia Halpern Beetso
(Spirit Lake Dakota)

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Tribal Research Specialist
Jeremy Braithwaite 

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Program Assistant
Abby Chavez

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Victim Advocacy Specialist
Bonnie Clairmont 
(Ho-Chunk)

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Director Juvenile Healing to Wellness Courts, Tribal Youth Resource Center
Anna Clough
(Muscogee, Creek/Yuchi)

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