Meetings of the TOKA Board of Directors are open to the public unless otherwise noted. Look for announcements of upcoming TOKA Board meetings in our newsletter, on our Facebook page and at various gathering places on the Tohono O’odham Nation.
Kimberly Mull, Chairwoman
Tohono O’Odham, Sells District
Associate Degree in Elementary Education, Central Arizona College
General Studies, Tohono O’odham & Pima Community Colleges
Nine Years housing experience; Four years as Sells District Legislative Representative & current
alternate, Former Legislative Housing Committee member, Former Chairperson for Judicial Courts
under the Judiciary Committee, Current Family Preservation Coordinator with Family Preservation
Cachora R. Standifer, Vice-Chairman
Tohono O’Odham, Sells District, Sells Community
Bachelor’s of Science in Business Management, University of Phoenix
The University of Arizona Native Nations Institute – Udall Center for Studies in Public Policy, Continuing Education Certificate
Associates Counseling, Northwest Indian College
Certified Behavioral Health Clinician
Certified Moral Recognition Therapist (MRT)
Sandra R. Johnson, Secretary
Retired law enforcement officer with 30 years of service with the Tohono O’Odham Police Department. Active community representative to the Baboquivari District Council; currently serving as an alternate. Former TERO Commission Board member. Active member as Red Cross platelet donation.
Sheila M. Espino, Member
Tohono O’Odham, Sells District
Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies. Emphasis on Elementary Education & Psychology from Norther Arizona University
Associate of Arts in General Studies from Pima Community College
Served on the Tohono O’Odham Gaming Enterprise Management Board for over 4 years.
Currently, serving on the San Xavier Cooperative Association Board
Over 25 years of supervisory and management experience in areas of tribal, non-profit and California schools. Served as TERO Director, school program manager for developing programs, Child Development Specialist for Federal Head Start programs and a business owner for 10 years.
Housing Program Manager
Pima County Community and Workforce Development Department
Certificate in Public Policy and Management, University of AZ Institute for Local Government Housing Development Finance Professional Certification, National Development Council Healthy Homes Specialist Credential, National Environmental Health Association
Over 38 years’ experience working with community development and housing programs in Tucson, including 30 years with Pima County, currently the Housing Program Manager, overseeing federal and local housing funds supporting affordable housing development and preservation. Prior to employment with Pima County, coordinated housing programs at Chicanos Por La Causa and the Tucson Urban League.
Currently serves on the Board of Directors for the National Association for County Community & Economic Development, the Pima County Community Land Trust and the Arts Foundation for Tucson and Southern AZ.
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