Yavapai Apache Nation
Main Number 928-567-3649
The Office of the Attorney General Anthony Canty is located in the Yavapai-Apache Nation Administration Building in the Middle Verde tribal community. The Attorney General’s Office provides general legal counsel to the Nation’s Tribal Leaders, programs, departments and tribal enterprises.
The Alcohol and Substance Abuse Program under the direction of John Rogers is located in the Yavapai-Apache Nation’s Community Services Building in the Middle Verde tribal community. The Alcohol and Substance Abuse Program provides rehabilitation, counseling and substance abuse support services to tribal members.
The Yavapai-Apache Cultural Resource Program is located in the Middle Verde Development District, across the street from the Hotel at Cliff Castle Road on Middle Verde Road. The Cultural Resources Program offers both the Apache and Yavapai culture preservation, as well as a digital and technology program that archives and preserves written and oral history. The Culture Program provides several activities throughout the year that heightens the awareness about history, culture and tribal traditions of the Yavapai-Apache people. Vincent Randall is director of the Apache Culture Department and Gertie Smith is director of the Yavapai Culture Department.
The Yavapai-Apache Nation’s Day Care program is located in the Middle Verde tribal community. The Day Care provides supervised child care to enrolled children of the Yavapai-Apache Nation. Ophelia Tewawina is the manager of the Day Care Center.
The Economic Development department is located in Camp Verde community on the Yavapai-Apache Nation. The Economic Development department provides general oversight, research and planning on all economic driven initiatives for the tribal government.
The Elder and Disabled Advocacy Office with Anna Jackson and Christine Cook is located in the Senior Building in the Middle Verde tribal community. The Elder and Disabled Office provides administrative support, advocacy and public awareness programs to tribal elders and tribal members.
The Tribal Enrollment Office is located in the Yavapai-Apache Nation Administration Building in the Middle Verde tribal community. The Enrollment Program provides resources for tribal enrollment, census and tribal identification to members of the Yavapai-Apache Nation.
The Farm and Ranch Program is headquartered at the Clover Leaf Ranch in the Middle Verde tribal community. The Farm and Ranch program provides general agricultural oversight and programming to the tribal community.
The Finance Department under Jaci Ulmer, is located in the Yavapai-Apache Nation Administration Building in the Middle Verde tribal community. The Finance department provides general financial oversight, accounts payable and receivable, analysis and audit services to the tribal government.
The Food Bank is located in the Middle Verde tribal community next to the Day Care Center. The Food Bank Program is a supplemental food program and is designed to assist members of the Yavapai-Apache Nation in nutritional emergency need.
Food Bank Application
The Gaming Commission is located in the Middle Verde Development District, below Cliff Castle Casino. The Gaming Commission provides regulatory oversight and compliance services to the tribaly owned gaming facility.
The Grants and Contracts Office with Robert Mills and Laurie Stevens is located in the Yavapai-Apache Nation’s administrative center in Middle Verde. The Grants and Contracts Office provides general oversight and preparation of the tribal government’s grant-based funding sources.
The Higher Education Program with Lisa Sandoval is headquartered in the Middle Verde tribal community with a satellite office in the Clarkdale tribal community. The Higher Education Program offers educational assistance to enrolled members of the Yavapai-Apache Nation through tuition/financial assistance, college preparation and academic resources. (See staff directory for phone numbers at both locations).
Higher Education Application
Higher Education Policy
The Human Resources Office under Esther Sanchez, director, is located in the Middle Verde tribal community, adjacent to the Yavapai-Apache Nation’s Administration Building. The Human Resources program is comprised of four divisions: tribal employment, benefits, Workforce Investment Opportunity Act and the Tribal Employment Rights Office.
The Johnson O’Malley Program under Cindy Eaton, is located in the Middle Verde tribal community. The Johnson O’Malley Program provides educational resources to Native American students attending local schools, as well as a comprehensive tutoring program available to students at all of the Verde Valley schools as well as all tribal communities. Montessori Children’s House
Indian Student Enrollment/Certification of Eligibility
The Land and Water Program/EPA under David Lewis, is located on the Yavapai-Apache Nation community of Camp Verde. The Land and Water Program is responsible for the conservation, protection and planning of tribal land and land use.
The MIS Program under directorship of Kevin Shives is located in the Yavapai-Apache Nation’s Administration Building. The MIS Program provides technical support to the Yavapai-Apache Nation departments and programs.
The Yavapai-Apache Nation Medical Center under Trudy Clark, Medical Clinic Manager is located in the Middle Verde tribal community. The Medical Center provides healthcare services that include, primary medical care, behavioral health, dental, vision, and support services. All services provided through the Medical Center are by appointment only. The clinic is open Monday-Friday, 8am to 5pm.
The Office of Public Relations Don Decker, manager, and Assistant Margie Campos is located in the Yavapai-Apache Nation’s Administration Building in the Middle Verde tribal community. The Public Relations Office provides public relations services to departments and programs, as well as publish a monthly tribal newsletter, maintain the Nations website and offers legislative and administrative support to the Executive Office.
The Public Works Program under Debra Wathogoma, is located in the Middle Verde tribal community. The Public Works Program provides the Nation with general janitorial and maintenance services, fleet and motor pool services and coordinates the transportation planning and development for the government.
The Recreation Program under Mina Eppinger is located in the Middle Verde and Clarkdale tribal community. The Recreation Program provides youth recreation activities, adult recreation programs, as well as an after school program and extra-curricular activities for tribal youth.
The Senior Program under Evelyn Turner is located in the Middle Verde and Clarkdale tribal community. The Senior Program provides daily meals to tribal seniors and elder, as well as daily activities and opportunities to travel.
The Social Services Program is located in the Yavapai-Apache Nation’s Community Services Building in the Middle Verde tribal community. Social Services provides social programming to adult and youth clients, as well as child protective service, domestic violence prevention and tribal assistance.
The Montessori Children’s House under Leticia Ancira is located in the Middle Verde tribal community. The Montessori school provides a foundation and reality-based education program to tribal, native and non-native students in the Verde Valley.
The Tribal Court with Chief Judge Joel England and Associate Judge Anthony Little, is located in the Yavapai-Apache Nation’s Administration Building in the Middle Verde tribal community. The Tribal Court enforces the laws and codes of the Yavapai-Apache Nation while working with clients and offenders through the Family Health Court, Probation and Advocacy.
Affidavit of Financial Information (Child Support Attachment)
Application for Guardianship of Minor Child or Incapacitated Adult
Civil Complaint Form
Petition for Name Change
Document Request Form
Notice of Appeal; Rules of the Court of Appeals
Petition for Restraining Order
Petition for Adoption
Petition for Custody of a Minor
Petition for Order of Protection
Rules of Professional Conduct
Rules of Civil Procedure
The Tribal Housing Program under Sharon Benson Executive Director is located in Tunlii across the river from Middle Verde off of Highway 260 on Cherry Road east. The Tribal Housing Program provides general maintenance services to tribal tenants, as well a the construction, rehabilitation and development all housing on tribal lands.
Tribal Housing Application 1
Tenant Vacate Notice
Applicants Update Form
The UNITY Youth Council is a chartered member of the National UNITY Foundation and is located in the Middle Verde tribal community. The UNITY Youth Council is open to all Native children Middle School through High School and provides leadership development, real-to-life skill development and community service opportunity to youth.Youth sponsor is Maureen Romero 928- 567-3649.
The Wellness Program with Robin Hazelwood provides tribal members with wellness, diabetes and health services such as a thorough fitness program, diabetes prevention, tobacco prevention. Office is in the Medical Building in Middle Verde. The WIC ( Women Infant and Children’s Program and community health awareness) under Renee Gonzales is also located in the Food Bank building.
For your complimentary online nutrition coaching program is Linda Rocha, manager of the CHR Program.
The Public Safety Program is located in the Middle Verde tribal community next to the Social Service building. Public Safety is comprised of three divisions: police, criminal investigations and fire/emergency services. The Public Safety Program provides all public and community safety measures to all tribal communities.
Sex Offender Registry
Quit Fax Referral Form