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Meet Our Team

Center Staff

Elizabeth Mee Payne

Elizabeth Mee Payne, Director

Email: elizabeth.payne@okstate.edu
Education:  Juris Doctorate, University of Oklahoma
 
 

Sky Rodgers

Sky Rogers, Coordinator, Acting Operations Manager

Email: sky.rogers@okstate.edu
Education:  B.S. Industrial Engineering
M.B.A. Business Administration, Oklahoma State University
 
 

James Jump

James Jump, Center Support

Email: james.jump@okstate.edu
Education:  B.S. University Studies, Oklahoma State University

Center Students

Alexis Coles

 

 

Alexis Coles, Choctaw Nation

Hometown: Norman, OK
Year/Major: Junior, Entomology
Leadership: Student Leader, Center for Sovereign Nations
                       Native American Student Association, Event Chair 2018 - 2019
                       Alpha Pi Omega Sorority, Inc., 2018-2019
                       Native American Student Association, Secretary 2019-2020
 
 

BaileePosey

 

 

Bailee Posey, Choctaw Nation

Hometown:  Denton, TX
Year/Major:  Junior, Entomology
Leadership:  Student Leader, Center for Sovereign Nations

 

Brenden

 

 

Brenden Dominick, Choctaw Nation

Hometown: Stillwater, Oklahoma
Year/Major:  Junior, Mechanical Engineering
Leadership:  Student Leader, Center for Sovereign Nations
                        Native American Student Association, Treasurer 2018-2019
                        American Indian Science and Engineering Society, Treasurer 2018-2019
                        American Indian Science and Engineering Society, Treasurer 2019-2020
 
 
 

Caleb Cunningham

 

 

Caleb Cunningham, Choctaw Nation

Hometown: Fort Collins, CO
Year/Major:  Junior, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering
Leadership: Student Leader, Center for Sovereign Nations
 
 

Caleb W

 

 

Caleb Wofford, Cherokee Nation

Hometown: Pryor, OK
Year/Major: Senior, Sports Management
Leadership: Student Leader, Center for Sovereign Nations
                       Native American Student Association, Event/Fundraising Chair 2019-2020

Catherine

 

 

Catherine White, Choctaw Nation

Hometown: Idabel, OK
Year/Major: Senior, Communication Sciences and Disorders
Leadership: Student Leader, Center for Sovereign Nations
                       Native American Student Association, Miss American Indian OSU 2018-2019
                       Native American Student Association, Vice President 2019-2020

Che Deer

 

Che Deer, Kickapoo Tribe of Oklahoma

Hometown: Red Rock, OK
Year/Major: Senior, Natural Resources Ecology Management
Leadership: Student Leader, Center for Sovereign Nations
                       Native American Student Association, Mr. American Indian OSU 2017-2018

Chloe Pulver

 

 

Chloe Pulver, Chickasaw Nation

Hometown: Tulsa, OK
Year/Major: Sophomore, Marketing
Leadership: Student Leader, Center for Sovereign Nations

 

 Jasmine

 

 

Jasmine Phetsack-
sith, Osage Nation

Hometown: Jenks, OK
Year/Major: Sophomore, Statistics
Leadership: Student Leader, Center for Sovereign Nations
                        Alpha Pi Omega Sorority, Inc., Secretary & Keeper of the Flame 2019-2020
                        Native American Student Association, Cultural Chair 2019-2020

Cydney Atsye

 

 

Cydney Atsye, Laguna Pueblo

Hometown: Stillwater, OK
Year/Major: Junior, Design Housing & Merchandising; Merchandising
Leadership: Student Leader, Center for Sovereign Nations
                       Native American Student Association, Social Media Chair 2019-2020
                       Native American Student Association, Miss American Indian OSU 2017 - 2018                                                                 
 
 

Dade Eddy

 

 

Dade Eddy, Chickasaw Nation

Hometown: Pauls Valley, OK
Year/Major: Senior, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
Leadership: Student Leader, Center for Sovereign Nations

 
 

ferriskalidy

 

 

Ferris Kalidy

Hometown: Edmond, OK
Year/Major: Senior, Microbiology/Cell & Molecular Biology
Leadership: Student Leader, Center for Sovereign Nations
                       Pre-Dental Club, Secretary 2019-2020

 

 Mccalyin

 

 

 

MaCalyin Autaubo, Wichita and Affiliated Tribes

Hometown: Fort Cobb, OK
Year/Major: Junior, Human Development and Family Sciences
Leadership: Student Leader, Center for Sovereign Nations
                        Alpha Pi Omega Sorority, Inc., Keeper of the Spirit 2019-2020
                        Native American Student Association, Miss American Indian OSU 2019-2020
 
 

Gage Clark

 

 


Gage Clark
, Choctaw Nation

Hometown: Clayton, OK
Year/Major: Senior, Civil & Environmental Engineering
Leadership: Student Leader, Center for Sovereign Nations
                       American Indian Science and Engineering Society, President 2018 - 2019
                       American Indian Science and Engineering Society, President 2019-2020
 
 

Gavin

 

 

Gavin Holzworth, Cherokee Nation

Hometown: Bakersfield, CA
Year/Major: Senior, Electrical Engineering
Leadership: Student Leader, Center for Sovereign Nations
 

Katelynn

 

 

Katelynn Eddy, Cherokee Nation

Hometown: Bartlesville, OK
Year/Major: Sophomore, Entomology
Leadership: Student Leader, Center for Sovereign Nations

Kendra Jump

Kendra Jump, Osage Nation

Hometown: Stillwater, OK
Year/Major: Senior, Strategic Communication
Leadership: Student Leader, Center for Sovereign Nations
                       Native American Student Association, Social Media Chair 2018-2019

Maddie

 

 

Maddie Stevens, Rosebud Sioux Nation

Hometown: Dallas, TX
Year/Major: Senior, Natural Resource Ecology and Management
Leadership: Student Leader, Center for Sovereign Nations
                       Academic Integrity Panel Member 2018-2020
                       McNair Scholar 2019
                       OK-LSAMP Scholar 2019
 
 

McKenzie McCaleb

 

 

 

McKenzie McCaleb, Chickasaw Nation

Hometown: Edmond, OK
Year/Major: Junior, Global Studies
Leadership: Student Leader, Center for Sovereign Nations
 
 

 Reagan

 

 

 

Reagan McGuire, Kaw Nation

Hometown: Edmond, OK
Year/Major: Senior, Biosystems Engineering 
Leadership: Student Leader, Center for Sovereign Nations
                       Native American Student Association, President 2018 - 2019
                       Native American Student Association, President 2019-2020
 
 

 Shawn

 

 

Shawn RayNavajo Nation

Hometown: Tulsa, OK
Year/Major: Junior, Mechanical Engineering
Leadership: Student Leader, Center for Sovereign Nations
                   
 
 

Taylor Coles

 

 

Taylor Coles, Choctaw Nation

Hometown: Norman, OK
Year/Major: Junior, Entomology
Leadership: Student Leader, Center for Sovereign Nations
                       Native American Student Association, Event Coordinator 2018-2019
                       Alpha Pi Omega Sorority, Inc., Exec. 2018-2019
                       Native American Student Association, Treasurer 2019-2020
 
 

 Riley

 

 

Riley Dunham

Hometown: Tahlequah, OK
Year/Major: Freshman, Chemical Engineering
Leadership: Student Leader, Center for Sovereign Nations
                     
 
 

Barrick

 

 

 

 

 

Dalee Barrick, Chickasaw

Hometown: Waurika, OK
Year/Major: Sophomore, Agricultural Communications
Leadership: Student Leader, Center for Sovereign Nations
colton

 

 

Colton Parker, Cherokee Nation

Hometown: Disney, OK
Year/Major: Junior, Psychology (BS) Minor: Political Science 
Leadership: Student Leader, Center for Sovereign Nations
                       American Indians in Psychology, McNair Scholar, Baptist Collegiate Ministry
                       Paddle People of Oklahoma State University 
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Danelle Springer, Comanche Nation

Hometown: Stillwater, OK
Year/Major: Senior, Nutritional Sciences
Leadership: Student Leader, Center for Sovereign Nations
                        
miko

 

 

 

Miko Brandon, Chickasaw Nation

Hometown: Harrah, OK
Year/Major: Freshmen, Natural Resource Ecology & Management
Leadership: Student Leader, Center for Sovereign Nations

 

 Anna

 

 

Anna Farve, Chickasaw Nation

Hometown: Lone Grove, OK
Year/Major: Freshmen, Undeclared
Leadership: Student Leader, Center for Sovereign Nations