Rural & Indigenous Communities Specialist
Gina joined CCASA in October 2018. She is a member of the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe in Towaoc, Colorado and had been the Program Coordinator for the Tribe’s first-ever tribal comprehensive victim services from late 2015 to 2018. She is also the co-chair of NAUHZCASA (Navajo, Apache, Ute Hopi, Zuni Coalition Against Sexual Assault). Gina completed her high school education at Sherman Indian High School in Riverside, California, a residential boarding school for Native American high school students from across Indian Country. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice/Criminology from Metro State University.
Areas of expertise:
- working with Indigenous survivors and Tribes
- working in rural communities