Monica Nuvamsa

Member of the Board


Member of the Board

Monica Nuvamsa (Hopi) is executive director of The Hopi Foundation. Monica is a member of the Water Cloud Clan from the Village of Songoopavi.

Monica received her Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology and American Indian studies from the University of Arizona, and a certificate in nonprofit leadership from the Arizona State University Lodestar Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Innovation.

Monica’s early career experiences include developing and managing the Hopi Tribe’s Domestic Violence Program. She served both as an advocate and project coordinator until she received a political appointment to serve in the role of the intergovernmental affairs liaison for the Hopi Tribe. Monica has served on several nonprofit boards, including Native Americans in Philanthropy, Native Public Media, and the Arizona Grantmakers Forum.

  • Read our newsletter story about Ms. Nuvamsa here.