2024 Workshop Downloads

2024 Energy Sovereignty Research Workshop

Presentations and Other Workshop Materials

Speaker Presentations – Day 1

Jacob Moore, Vice President and Special Advisor to the President for American Indian Affairs, Arizona State University

Wayne Yazza, Director of Utilities, Picuris Pueblo

Mayane Barudin, Founder & Executive Director, Sovereign Energy

Melissa Weatherwax, Director, Institutional Development, Blackfeet Community College

Peter Romine, Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering, Navajo Technical University

Stephanie Bostwick, Tribal Colleges and Universities Coordinator, U.S. Department of Energy

Speaker Presentations – Day 2

Elmer Guy, President, Navajo Technical University

Stan Atcitty, Senior Scientist/Tribal College and University Internship Lead, Sandia National Laboratories; Sandra Begay, Principal Member Technical Staff, Indian Energy lead, Sandia National Laboratories

Carrie Vega, Deputy Chief Financial Officer, Navajo Tribal Utility Authority Generation, Inc.

Sherry Sneezer, PhD student, Rochester Institute of Technology

David Riley, Director of Strategy, Indigenized Energy

Beth Klemetsrud, Assistant Professor, University of North Dakota

Scott Clow, Environmental Programs Director, Ute Mountain Ute tribe

Nathan Williams, Assistant Professor, Rochester Institute of Technology

Other Workshop Materials

Participant Directory: biographies and photos

Workshop Schedule and Program

White Paper: report on workshop outcomes (in process)