Meet the Staff


Sandra Bercier,Interim Director,Native American Training Institute (NATI)

Sandra Bercier is an enrolled member of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa and was born and raised on the Turtle Mountain Reservation. She earned her Bachlor degree in Social Work from the University of Mary and her MBA from Gonzaga University. Much of Sandra's career has been spent working with people with disabilities and their families. She has five biological children, four grown daughters and one teenaged son. She has adopted into her heart many more children over the years, too many to count. She has six biological grandchildren; and again many more that she has adopted by heart. Family , education, the environment , and her spirituality are some things that are important to her. Sandra does extensive volunteer work in the field of Demestic Violence. She recently started a new path as the Training Director for the Native American Intstitute.

Marita Felix,Office Manager, Native American Training Institute(NATI)

Marita Felix is the office manager at the Native American Training Institute (NATI) in Bismarck, ND. She is an enrolled member of the Three Affiliated Tribes she is Arikara, Santee Sioux, White Earth Chippewa. She has a Associates Degree in Business Information Specialist and is continuing her education at the University of Mary. She has worked for the State as a Data Information Specialist and also in the Special Investigation Unit for Workforce Saftey & Insurance (WSI) prior to working with the Native American Training Institute.She has three children one daughter and two boys that live in bismarck.







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