Rochelle Tuttle-Saipramuk, PhD

Subject Matter Expert

As a Subject Matter Expert for Blue Stone Strategy Group, Rochelle Tuttle-Saipramuk brings a diverse set of skills to the team. She contributes to the development and implementation of policies aimed at increasing economic development for tribal governments and enterprises.

 Her attention to detail, whether she is drafting proposals or assessing a new or existing tribal business, helps keep tribal clients informed on each step of the process. She covers all areas of project management and client communication by following up on the client’s needs and coordinating resources and initiatives for Blue Stone’s development activities – from the early stages to final presentation.

As an experienced researcher, she utilizes multiple media resources to gather industry relevant data to assist Blue Stone in business and marketing development, in addition to public relations campaigns.

Prior to joining Blue Stone, Tuttle-Saipramuk worked for the U.S. Department of Agriculture at their office of Outreach, Employee Education and Training and State Outreach and Technical Assistance Division. While there, she researched interventions, controls and prevention strategies, and defense outreach. She also developed marketing strategies for a newly implemented call center and handled outreach materials, brochures, and the development of presentations.

Tuttle-Saipramuk, an enrolled member of the Round Valley Indian Tribes of the Round Valley Indian Reservation, and of Nomilacki and Wylacki heritage, grew up in Covelo, California. Early in her career, she spent several years working at the Round Valley Indian Health Center in the Medical Records department.

When she moved to Southern California to attend college at the University of California Irvine, she worked for the American Indian Resource Program. She assisted the director in the design, implementation, and coordination of programs.

A proud recipient of the prestigious Gates Millennium Scholarship, Tuttle-Saipramuk earned her Doctorate degree in Public Health Promotion and Education from Loma Linda University in 2019. She has a Masters of Public Health (MPH) in Health Policy and Leadership, also from Loma Linda University. In 2009, she earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Public Health Policy and a minor in Native American Studies from the University of California-Irvine.