​​Natural Resources Department

Natural Resources Director:

James Simmons


Natural Resources Coordinator:

Meghan Munn


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

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Summit Lake Field Photos

Current Programs and Projects:

Fish and Wildlife Biologists:

James Waddell


Audrey Dufresne 


Keane Flynn


​Jason Piasecki


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The Administration Office of the Summit Lake Paiute Tribe

located at 2255 Green Vista Dr. Ste. 402 in Sparks, Nevada 89431-7599

Hours of Operation: Monday through Friday, 

8:00am-12pm & 1:00pm-5:00pm - Closed Holidays

 Administration Toll Free: (800) 335-7978

          Phone: (775) 827-9670

Fax: (775) 827-9678

​​​Natural Resources Technicians:

Sawyer Demarest


Mary-Clare DeBord


Environmental Specialist:

Madison Hutchinson