ANA Staff Profiles

Get to know ANA staff. 

Kenneth Akwuole

  • Senior Program Analyst

Kenneth Akwuole is a Senior Program Analyst; his major tasks include developing information and tools that contribute to policy formulation and policy options, analyzing qualitative and...

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Mark Allender

  • Technical Assistance and Training Manager

Mark Allender currently is the Technical Assistance and Training Manager for ANA.  Before overseeing the T/TA Program for ANA, Mark was a Program Specialist in the Division of Program...

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LaTasha A. Comer

  • Management/Program Analyst, Office of the Commissioner

LaTasha Comer is a Management/Program Analyst in the Office of the Commissioner. As assistant to the ANA Commissioner, her work includes serving as ANA's Executive Secretary and the logistical...

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Rosia Curry

  • Program Specialist, Division of Program Operations

Rosia Tavita-Curry is a Program Specialist in ANA’s Division of Program Operations. Her work includes grantee monitoring and oversight, the annual new grant award process, grantee meeting...

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Alek Hartwick

  • Impact Evaluator for Tribal Tech, LLC (Contractor)

Alek Hartwick is an Impact Evaluator for Tribal Tech, LLC supporting the Administration for Native Americans in the Division of Program Evaluation and Planning. His work includes conducting...

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Brent Huggins

  • Program and Management Analyst, Division of Program Evaluation and Planning

Brent Huggins is a Program and Management Analyst in the Division of Program Evaluation and Planning. Brent’s work focuses on conducting impact visits, assisting with the Congressional Report,...

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Jill Kane

  • Program Specialist, Division of Program Operations

Jill Kane is a Program Specialist in the Division of Program Operations managing a grant portfolio of approximately 26 grants in the Alaska region. Her tasks include serving as the primary...

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Michelle Sauve

  • Acting Commissioner, Administration for Native Americans (ANA)

Michelle Sauve (St. Regis Band of Mohawk) serves as the (acting) Commissioner, Administration for Native Americans (ANA) and (acting) Deputy Assist Secretary...

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Kristi Synold

  • Impact Evaluator, Division of Program Evaluation and Planning

Kristi Synold is an Impact Evaluator in the Division of Program Evaluation and Planning. In this position, she conducts impact visits, completes data analysis, and assists with the Congressional...

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