Staff Members

Tammi Tiger

Commissioner (Term: November 1, 2021 to October 31, 2024) The newest member of the Commission, Tammi Tiger began her service on November 1, 2021. Tammi Tiger is an enrolled member of Choctaw Nation, and Muscogee Nation descendant. Tammi’s career in public service started with Clark County – Department of Public Works, where she has over […]

Staci Emm

Commissioner (Term: March 1, 2021 to April 29, 2024) Staci Emm has been with the University of Nevada, Reno Extension since July of 2000 and currently is a Professor and Extension Educator in Mineral County, Nevada. Previously, she was the Program Officer for Extension programs for Nevada Indian Tribes. Emm was born in Reno, Nevada, […]

Brian Wadsworth

Vice-Chair (Term: November 1, 2020 to October 31, 2023) Brian Wadsworth is a member of the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe (Kooyooe Tukadu). Brian graduated from the University of Nevada, Reno with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a major in International Business. He holds a Master of Business Administration in American Indian Entrepreneurship […]

Kostan R. Lathouris

Chair (Term: November 01, 2020 to October 31, 2023) Kostan R. Lathouris, an enrolled member of the Chemehuevi Indian Tribe, received his Juris Doctor from the William S. Boyd School of Law at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (“UNLV”) in 2015 and his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, as a University Honors Scholar, […]

Kelly Krolicki

Commissioner (Term: November 1, 2021 to October 31, 2024) Kelly Krolicki is a lifelong resident of South Lake Tahoe, California and Nevada. She attended San Francisco State University in 1985 and pursued a minor in American Indian Studies. She graduated from the California State University at Chico in 1990. In 1992, she moved to the […]

Chris Ann Gibbons

Curator II cgibbons@nic.nv.gov 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 brahder@nic.nv.gov 775-687-7606 Ms. Rahder is honored to be the museum director for the Stewart Indian School Cultural Center and Museum since May 2017. Ms. Rahder previously worked as director of the Haskell Cultural Center and Museum for 13 years, at Haskell Indian Nations University, a former […]

Sarina Nez

Office Coordinator snez@nic.nv.gov 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, has joined the Nevada Indian Commission as its office coordinator. “I am honored to join such a talented and inspiring team,” Nez said. “I look forward to […]

Sari Nichols

Program Officer 1 snichols@nic.nv.gov 775-687-7603 Sari Nichols is honored to return as the Program Officer for the Nevada Indian Commission. Sari is responsible for overseeing the Indian Commission’s grant projects and working with the Stewart Indian School facility’s manager on Stewart campus-related projects. Sari is a Nevada Veterans Service Advocate and proudly supports Nevada Tribal […]

Stacey Montooth

Executive Director smontooth@nic.nv.gov 775-687-7601 Stacey Montooth, a citizen of the Walker River Paiute Nation, is the Executive Director of the State of Nevada Indian Commission (NIC), appointed by Governor Steve Sisolak on Sept. 1, 2019. A member of his cabinet, Montooth is the liaison from Governor Sisolak to the 27 Nevada Tribal Nations, Bands, and […]