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our executive team

2023-2025

CHAIRPERSON
Iwalani Andrews

Iwa, as she is known to most of us, comes to us from the Gila River Indian Tribe and has been a part of SWRTERO for more than 4 years. Iwa has a very outgoing personality and is a go-getter, we are proud to have her on our executive team.

VICE-CHAIRPERSON
Darrell L. Felipe

Darrell comes to us from Acoma Pueblo in New Mexico and he has been a member of SWRTERO since 2018. He has recently been chosen to represent all TEROs on the EEOC FEPA/TERO planning committee for 2023.

TREASURER
Theo De La Rosa

Theo has been with TERO from its inception and continues to contribute her knowledge about TERO. Along with Mr. Noline, Theo sits on the Council of Tribal Employment Rights (CTER) Board of Directors at the National level. Theo comes to us from the Colorado River Indian Tribe and is serving another term on the executive team.

SECRETARY
Hilda Burch

Hilda Burch from the Southern Ute Tribe is the newly re-elected SWRTERO Secretary. We welcome Hilda back to the executive team.

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2018 - 2022

Former Chairman, Mr. Brant Honahnie has since retired from TERO and we wish him the best going forward. We also wish to thank Brant for his knowledge he provided for us and for his support of the Southwest TERO organization.

Best wishes Brant!

From the Southwest Region Tribal Employment Rights Organization

CHAIRPERSON
Hutch Noline

Hutch comes to us from the San Carlos Apache Tribe. Along with Mr. Honahnie, he has been a TERO Director for over 15 years and also has vast knowledge of TERO. Hutch is a member of the Board of Directors on a National level for Council for Tribal Employment Rights (CTER)

TREASURER
Theo De La Rosa

Theo has been with TERO from its inception and continues to contribute her knowledge about TERO. Along with Mr. Noline, Theo sits on the Council of Tribal Employment Rights (CTER) Board of Directors at the National level. Theo comes to us from the Colorado River Indian Tribe.

SECRETARY
Hilda Burch

Hilda Burch from the Southern Ute Tribe is the newly elected SWRTERO Secretary to serve a 2 year term and replaces Dancy Simplicio from Zuni Pueblo

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