Sam is Pipwungwa/Sahtowa (Tobacco Clan) from the Village of Tewa. Her greatest passion is to help guide the Hopi/Tewa community towards healthy individuals, families, and villages through engaging projects. She has been able to do this in working with the all projects, including the KUYI Hopi Radio Station, at The Hopi Foundation. Sam is an NAU alumna with a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education and has years of community-based education experience. In addition to working for her community, she loves trail running, helping at the family ranch, traveling to new places, and spending time with her children.