(TUCSON, Ariz. – Jan. 20, 2020) – Keith Gregory has been hired as the director of housing for the Pascua Yaqui Tribe. In the role, Gregory will identify opportunities to create innovative and progressive new programming, develop housing options and expand homeownership opportunities for Pascua Yaqui tribal members, both on and off the reservation.
Gregory brings 14 years of experience in both city and tribal settings, with expertise in strategic planning and execution, real estate development, business development and growth, process redesign, change management, regulatory compliance and financial management.
“The Pascua Yaqui Tribe is committed to providing opportunities for our tribal members to be home owners,” said Robert Valencia, chairman of the Pascua Yaqui Tribe. “Keith’s experience and expertise will be a great benefit to us.”
About the Pascua Yaqui Tribe
The Yaqui people are among the original inhabitants of the Sonoran Desert region, extending from the Gila River in present day Arizona to the Rio Yaqui valley in Sonora, Mexico. The Pascua Yaqui Tribe of Arizona is a United States Historic Tribe that includes nine officially recognized communities in Arizona in and between the Tucson and Phoenix metropolitan areas. The Tribe’s administrative center is located on Tribal Trust Lands southwest of Tucson. The Pascua Yaqui Tribe is part of the sovereign and indigenous Yaqui Nation that spans the United States/Mexico border and the Tribe maintains close association with the Yaqui communities in the eight sacred villages along the Yaqui River. There are approximately 22,000 registered members of the Pascua Yaqui Tribe. For additional information, visit https://www.pascuayaqui-nsn.gov/.