Joan Timeche

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Joan Timeche
Monday, November 28, 2011

Joan Timeche is the executive director of the Native Nations Institute for Leadership, Management, and Policy at The University of Arizona. She is a regular speaker at both regional and national conferences on topics related to Indian economic development and tourism, and is a recognized expert on doing business on Indian lands. Prior to joining the Native Nations Institute in 2001, she served as program director of NAU’s Center for American Indian Economic Development (CAIED) and she was co-executive director of the National Executive Education Program for Native American Leadership, a joint project of CAIED and Harvard University. A citizen of the Hopi Tribe from the village of Old Oraibi, she received her bachelor’s degree in social work and an M.B.A. from Northern Arizona University.