Fish and Wildlife Biologists:

James Waddell

John Whitefield

Jaclyn Knapp

​​Natural Resources Department

Natural Resources Director:
Rachael Youmans

Natural Resources Coordinator:

Elizabeth Schmid

Maintenance Worker:

Cory Burdette

The mission of the Natural Resources Department is to promote conservation, protection, and enhancement of Tribal natural resources. The Department manages a wide array of programs and projects funded through various federal agencies. Through these programs and projects, Natural Resources staff work to assert the Tribe’s sovereignty in protecting the environment and natural resources of the Summit Lake Indian Reservation and the Tribe’s traditional territory.

Staff Contact Information

Current Programs and Projects:

 Administration Toll Free: (800) 335-7978

          Phone: (775) 827-9670

Fax: (775) 827-9678

Natural Resources Technicians:

Marisol Dionicio

​New staff member starting soon!

Environmental Specialist:

New staff member starting soon!

The Administration Office of the Summit Lake Paiute Tribe located in Sparks, Nevada

Hours of Operation are: Mon - Fri 8:00am - 5:00pm (except Holidays)

All Summit Lake Tribal members, please watch for a mailer with the Fish and Wildlife Questionnaire. Your answers will provide valuable information and input to help guide the review and revision of harvest limits and/or moratoriums for fish and wildlife harvested on the Reservation. This Questionnaire can be completed and mailed back to the administrative office or it can be completed online by clicking here. The deadline to submit is 5pm on 2/28/20. Thank you!!