OUR MISSION

St. Michael Indian School provides students from local Native American Communities with a quality education that is rooted in Catholic values, is sensitive to Native heritage, teaches leadership skills, and enables students to contribute in a culturally diverse world. 

SMIS ADMINISTRATION

DOT TESO, M. NM

PRESIDENT

TAZBAH YAZZIE, MAEd

principal

VELMA BEGAY

ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL

CELIE HENDERSON

ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL

SMIS BOARD OF DIRECTORS

SBS LEADERSHIP TEAM - MANAGING MEMBERS

SR. DONNA BRESLIN, SBS

PRESIDENT
BENSALEM, PA

SR. JANE NESMITH, SBS

VICE PRESIDENT
BENSALEM, PA

SR. JEAN OLMSTEAD, SBS

COUNCILOR
BENSALEM, PA

SR. SANDRA SCHMIDT, SBS

COUNCILOR
BENSALEM, PA

SMIS BOARD OF DIRECTORS

MRS. ROBERTA DUNCAN `80

BOARD CHAIR

renal dietician
SAINT MICHAELS, AZ

MR. DONALD STABLEIN

VICE CHAIR

RETIRED CORPORATE PRESIDENT AND STATISTICIAN
ROCKVILLE, MD

MRS. CAROL BELL

SECRETARY

SENIOR MANAGER INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
ORLANDO, FL

SR. THERESA CHATO, SBS

DIRECTOR OF RELIGIOUS EDUCATION
OUR LADY OF FATIMA
CHINLE, AZ

MRS. MIRANDA HASKIE `87

PROFESSOR
DINE COLLEGE
TSAILE, AZ

MS. MARIAN KUZMA+

RETIRED CAPTAIN
SCOTTSDALE, AZ

DR. ANNE E. MCCALL

PROVOST AND SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT OF ACADEMIC AFFAIRS
XAVIER UNIVERSITY LOUISIANA
NEW ORLEANS, LA

MR. MICHAEL NEVINGER

RETIRED UNDERWRITER MANAGEMENT
VENICE, FL

SR. FAITH OKERSON, SBS

PARISH MINISTRY
SISTERS OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT
PHILADELPHIA, PA

FR. HENRY SANDS

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
BUREAU OF CATHOLIC INDIAN MISSIONS
WASHINGTON, DC

MR. DERRICK TERRY `93

RENEWABLE ENERGY SPECIALIST
NAVAJO TRIBAL UTILITY AUTHORITY
ST. MICHAELS, AZ

 In loving memory of Ms. Marian Kuzma, SMIS Board of Director, we are saddened to announce Ms. Kuzma passed away peacefully on March 23, 2022. 
SMIS would like to thank the late Ms. Kuzma for her invaluable service to St. Michael Indian School through her projects with the school and board responsibilities. We cherish her enthusiasm for Saint Katharine Drexel missions and vision for Catholic Education. Prayers to her family and friends. 
SERVICES
https://www.messingermortuary.com/obituary/Marian-Kuzma

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