Leslee Lovato-Romero

Operations Officer

Northern Arapaho/Sicangu Lakota

As Operations Officer for First Nations, Leslee Lovato-Romero assists in the management and support of overall day-to-day operations and administration.

Before joining First Nations, Leslee worked primarily in higher education, most recently as an assistant director of admissions at Colorado State University in Ft. Collins, and at CSU’s Native American Cultural Center, focusing on Indigenous student recruitment and retention. Previously, Leslee worked at the University of Colorado at Boulder for 10 years, where she coordinated American Indian Student Services.

Leslee has a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology from CU-Boulder.