Chelsa Seciwa

AMBER Alert in Indian Country Project Specialist

Chelsa Seciwa

Chelsa Seciwa joined Fox Valley Technical College April 1st, 2019 as the project specialist for AMBER Alert Training & Technical Assistance.  Working closely with the implementation of the Ashlynne Mike AMBER Alert in Indian Country Act of 2018.  Providing program support in attending Tribal community events to share NCJTC training and resources.  She was born and raised in the Pueblo of Zuni. She’s worked over 10 years in banking and investments, carrying her professionalism to the legal field.  Recently completing her Tribal Court Legal Advocacy Course under the law program at the University of Wisconsin~Madison. She has been admitted to practice in several tribal courts in the Phoenix area and in her home land, Pueblo of Zuni.  Specializing in family law and VAWA rights.  Prior to the legal field, Chelsa worked as a direct care provider working with children and adults within the special need’s community.  She managed a wide range of state reports, allotted hours, and over saw five care providers and their plans, while adhering to state laws and regulations.

Chelsa is also a board member with the Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals (ITEP) at the campus of Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, Arizona.  Sharing her input over programs offered to students, tribal partners, and environmental communities.

The Seciwa Family moved to Tempe, Arizona in 1988 and has strong ties to Arizona State University.  Chelsa continues her late father’s legacy in advocating for American Indian students and higher education.  She is the director of the Cal Seciwa Memorial Endowment scholarship at ASU. Among the distance from home, Zuni Pueblo, she travels back and forth for cultural events and obligations to maintain the beautiful religion of the Zuni people, A:Shiwi.