Administration Office

:: Office of the Executive Director ::

:: Human Resources :: Grants Writer ::

:: Records Management :: Development Officer ::


Phone Email
Darnell J. Maria, Acting Executive Director (505) 775-7105
Priscilla Kaye, Acting Human Resource Manager (505) 775-7112
Martha Garcia, Development Officer (505) 775-7110
Shondarae Dooley, Records Technician (505) 775-7115
Suzanne Maria, Adminsitrative Technician (505) 775-7100
Diane Lee, Human Resource Technician (505) 775-7116



Mission Statement/Values

The mission of the Ramah Navajo Chapter Office of grants and contracts is to nurture the well-being and growth of our community and its people by promoting and carrying out comprehensive community services, programs and opportunities; promoting and advocating self-determination: maintaining and enhancing respect of our Navajo traditional values, cultural heritage and family; and encouraging continuous growth toward a self-sufficient community.

Services Description

The RNC grants and contracts administration provides administrative supports to the contracted programs; Natural Resources/ Agricultural program; Forestry program; Law Enforcement and Corrections; Community Development Department and other programs. The grants and contracts Administration also provides assistance to the RNC Lead Leadership with government issues and concerns as well as outside agencies at the tribal, state and national level.

The Ramah Navajo Chapter Administration Office is the department that is responsible for the decision making on a lot of large projects for the Ramah Navajo Chapter Office of Grants and Contracts. This department works closes with the Business Office and the Ramah Navajo Chapter Tribal Officials. Many hours of work goes in to different projects and programs in order for everything to fall through accordingly to the policies, procedures, guidelines and processes. The Ramah Navajo Chapter Executive Director’s office is located in this facility. Darnell J. Maria is the Acting Executive Director (E.D.). The E.D. overlooks all the department that is under the Ramah Navajo Chapter Office of Grants and Contracts and is the source contact for any large projects that the Ramah Navajo Chapter is currently working on and the E.D.’s assisting assistant is Susanne Maria, Administrative Technician.

The Ramah Navajo Chapter’s Human Resources office is also located in this facility. Priscilla Kaye is the Acting Human Resource Manager is in charge of the employment and applicant statuses, and she is assisted by Diane Lee, the Human Resource Technician.

This department also holds the Development Officer Martha Garcia’s office. Martha is primarily working on the various projects for its funding and grants throughout the year.

The Ramah Navajo Chapter’s Records Management Department is also located in the Administration Office. The Shondarae Dooley, Records Technician is responsible for maintaining the organization’s records secure and filed according to the organization’s policies and procedures.
The organization’s Grant Writer Onawa L. Haynes Office is also located in this building. Onawa is responsible for writing grants for the organization’s programs, offices and departments.

The Human Resources Technician, assists with the administration on the day to day tasks and operations of the human resources department. The HR Technician completes some or all of the following functions and responsibilities: department development, employee relations, training and development, benefits, compensation, organization development, executive administration, and employment.

Executive Directors Signature Schedule for CY 2017

Monday 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Wednesday 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Friday 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM