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Federal Partners

Websites and contact information for federal partners working with the Office of Indian Alcohol and Substance Abuse (OIASA) on tribal behavioral health issues.

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Websites for Federal Partners

Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)

Department of the Interior (DOI)

Department of Justice (DOJ)

Contact Information for Federal Partners

HHS

Marcy Ronyak, Ph.D., LCSW, CDP (Colville)
Director
Office of Indian Alcohol and Substance Abuse
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Department of Health and Human Services
1 Choke Cherry Road
Room 4-1059
Rockville, MD 20857

For overnight or courier delivery, use the ZIP code 20850.

240-276-2497
Fax: 240-276-2410
marcella.ronyak@samhsa.hhs.gov

Beverly Cotton, DNP
Director
Division of Behavioral Health
Indian Health Service
Office of Clinical and Preventive Service
5600 Fishers Lane, Mailstop 08N34A
Rockville MD, 20857

301-443-2038
beverly.cotton@ihs.gov

DOI

Juanita Mendoza (Pascua Yaqui)
Program Analyst
Bureau of Indian Education
Department of the Interior
1951 Constitution Ave, NW
MS312-SIB
Washington, DC 20240

202-208-3559
juanita.mendoza@bie.edu

Hankie P. Ortiz, Esq.
Deputy Bureau Director
Office of Indian Services
Department of the Interior
1849 C. Street, NW
MS 4513-MIB
Washington, DC 20240

202-513-7640
Fax: 202-208-5113
hankie.ortiz@bia.gov

Spike Big Horn
Associate Deputy Bureau Director
OIS Bureau of Indian Affairs
Department of the Interior
1849 C Street, NW
MS-4527-MIB
Washington, DC 20240

202-513-7619
Fax: 202-208-5113
spike.bighorn@bia.gov

DOJ

Eugenia Tyner-Dawson (Sac and Fox/Shawnee)
Executive Director, Justice Programs Council on Native American Affairs
Senior Advisor to the Assistant Attorney General for Tribal Affairs
Office of Justice Programs
Department of Justice
Office of the Assistant Attorney General
810 Seventh Street, NW
Washington, DC 20531

202-353-3442
eugenia.tyner-dawson@usdoj.gov

Jeanne Jacobs
Chief of Staff
Office of Tribal Justice
Department of Justice
950 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Room 2318
Washington, DC 20530

202-514-8835
jeanne.jacobs2@usdoj.gov

White House Initiative on Tribal Colleges and Universities (WHITCU)

William Mendoza
Acting Director and Deputy Director
WHITCU
Department of Education
400 Maryland Avenue, SW
Room 4W116
Washington, DC 20002

202-260-0513
william.mendoza@ed.gov

Pamela DeRensis
Program Director
WHITCU
Department of Education

202-453-6659
Fax: 202-453-5635
pamela.derensis@ed.gov

Last Updated: 01/04/2016