NIC Staff

Maradan Mercer- Moyle

Maradan Mercer – Moyle

A citizen of the Fallon Paiute-Shoshone Nation, joined the Nevada Indian Commission on Jan. 8, 2024, as the administrative assistant. Maradan comes to the NIC from the Nevada Department of Corrections. Currently residing in Stillwater, Nev., the Indigenous territories of the Toi Ticutta (the cattail eaters), she is a Douglas High graduate from the class […]

Janet Davis

Grant Coordinator [email protected] Janet Davis began with the Nevada Indian Commission in July of 2023 and is currently the grant administrator for the Nevada Indian Commission. In her capacity as a two-year, contract employee, Davis will administer $20 million in American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) to all of Nevada’s Tribes as the NIC received this […]

Chris Ann Gibbons

Curator III [email protected] 775-687-7604 Chris Ann Gibbons began with the Nevada Indian Commission in 2005 and is currently the Curator for the Stewart Indian School Cultural Center & Museum. As Curator, Chris is responsible for the organizing and preserving of the archival documents, photographs, and artifacts that tell Stewart’s history. Chris feels very fortunate to […]

Bobbi Rahder

Museum Director Stewart Indian School Cultural Center and Museum [email protected] 775-687-7606 Bobbi Rahder is honored to be the museum director for the Stewart Indian School Cultural Center & Museum since May 2017. Rahder previously worked as director of the Haskell Cultural Center and Museum for 13 years, at Haskell Indian Nations University, a former federal […]

Sarina Nez

Program Officer [email protected] 775-687-8333 Sarina Nez, a citizen of the Washoe Tribe of Nevada & California, who has worked for the State of Nevada for over a decade, joined the Nevada Indian Commission as its office coordinator, and was recently promoted to program officer. “I am honored to join such a talented and inspiring team,” […]

Stacey Montooth

Executive Director [email protected] 775-687-7601 Stacey Montooth, a citizen of the Walker River Paiute Nation, is the Executive Director of the Nevada Indian Commission (NIC), appointed by Governor Steve Sisolak on Sept. 1, 2019. Under recently elected Governor Joe Lombardo, Montooth continues as the liaison between our 28 federally recognized Tribal Nations, Bands, Colonies, and 62,000+ […]