|Board of Trustees||Founding Board Members|
Robert (Bob) Scabby
Valerie A. Lewis
Chair And Trustee, Salt River Community Children's Foundation
Robert L. "Bob" Scabby serves as the Self-Governance Coordinator for the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community (SRPMIC) Administration Department. Bob is a 1980 graduate of Brigham Young University and is currently in his 34th year of employment with the SRPMIC. He served as tribal controller for 13 years before moving into his current position for the past 21 years. He is going on 40 years married to Deanna (Smith) Scabby and they have 10 children and 14 grandchildren. Bob is one of the co-founders, and the current Chair of the Salt River Community Children's Foundation. He has served on its Board since its adoption by the Council in February 2003.
Trustee, Salt River Community Children's Foundation
Davina Rhoades is a voting member of the Salt River Community Children's Foundation Board of Trustees. Ms. Rhoades is an enrolled member of the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community (SRPMIC) and has worked for the tribal government for the last 4 years. She received an Administrative Assistance Program certificate from the Maricopa Skills Center. Davina has developed a strong sense of devotion for the Foundation and the children of the community.
Board Secretary and Trustee, Salt River Community Children's Foundation
Elaina Osife is the Project Coordinator for Community Action Revitalization Program. Ms. Osife works to beautify the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community by working with other departments, both within and outside the Community, demoing unwanted structures that may be a hazard. Ms. Osife also supports coordination of the SRP-MIC Earth Day and Fall Overhaul clean-up events, and every summer excitedly coordinates the Labor of Love Youth Art Program creating positive art.
Ms. Osife is a graduate from University of Phoenix (BS) and is currently attending Arizona State University for her (MA), majoring in Business Management and Direct Practice for Children and Families.
Position has not been filled.
Treasurer and Trustee, Salt River Community Children's Foundation
Valerie Lewis is the Community Outreach Coordinator for the O'Odham Piipaash Language Program, a division of the Cultural Resources Department within the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community. Ms. Lewis works to promote O'Odham and Piipaash culture by working as a facilitator for all tribal and non-tribal requests for cultural presentations/events and develops new partnerships to promote all aspects of culture within the community and bring cultural awareness to outside entities.
Ms. Lewis is currently a member of the Onk Akimel O'Odham and Xalychidom Piipaash Community Health Coalition, a member of the HHS Culture Camp Committee and is the Treasurer for the Salt River Community Children's Foundation. She currently holds the position as Chairperson for the Miss Salt River Committee. Ms. Lewis is also an active traditional singer for the Red Star O'Odham Singers and enrolled member of the Salt River Pima/Maricopa Indian Community.