Points of Contact

Idaho State Board of Education
Patty Sanchez
Academic Affairs Program Manager
patty.sanchez@osbe.idaho.gov
(208) 332-1562

Idaho State Department of Education
Johanna Jones
Office of Indian Education
(208) 332-6968
jjones@sde.idaho.gov

Tribal Chair/Designee (5)
Coeur d’Alene Tribe Ms. Chris Meyer
Kootenai Tribe Ms. Jennifer Porter
Nez Perce Tribe Mr. Bill Picard
Shoshone-Bannock Tribes Ms. Mitzi Sabori
Shoshone-Paiute Tribes Mr. Pete Putra
K-12 Tribal Representatives (5)
Coeur d’Alene Tribe Ms.Kathy Albin
Kootenai Tribe VACANT
Nez Perce Tribe Ms. Joyce McFarland
Shoshone-Bannock Tribes Ms. Randy’L Teton
Shoshone-Paiute Tribes Ms. Shana Thomas
BIE School Representatives (2)
Coeur d’Alene Tribal School  Mr. Eric Kendra
Shoshone-Bannock Jr/Sr HS  Mr. Eric Lords
Four-Year College/University Representatives (4)
Boise State University Dr. Jim Anderson
Idaho State University Ms. Selena Grace
Lewis & Clark State College  Mr. Bob Sobotta, Jr.
University of Idaho Dr. Yolanda Bisbee
Two-Year College Representatives (4)
College of Southern VACANT
College of Western Idaho  Mr. Will Fanning
Eastern Idaho Tech. College Mr. Jared Gardner
North Idaho College Ms. Evanlene Melting Tallow
Ex-Officio Members
OSBE Mr. Bill Goesling
OSBE Dr. Chris Mathias
OSBE Ms. Patty Sanchez
SDE Ms. Johanna Jones
SDE Mr. Matt McCarter
SDE Ms. Beth Spinner