NASCC Professional Staff

Robert Franklin

Native American Student & Community Center Building Manager | 503.725.9697

Trevino Brings Plenty

Trevino Brings Plenty

Native American Student Services Retention Coordinator | 503.725.5348 

Trevino Brings Plenty (enrolled member of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe) currently serves Portland State University as Coordinator of Native American Student Services. He received a BA in Liberal Arts from PSU. Previous work experience includes teacher/counselor at a youth residential treatment facility and case management of Native American families impacted by the child welfare system and housed with Section 8 vouchers in partnership with NAYA Family center. Trevino authored a few poetry collections; he is a multi-media artist working with film and music/sound design.

Yolonda Salguiero 

Native American Student & Community Center Program Coordinator | 503.725.9701

Yolonda has Yakama, Warm Springs, and Mexican ancestry. She grew up on the Yakama Reservation in Toppenish, Washington before moving to Oregon to attend college at Portland State University (PSU). In 2006, she graduated with a degree in Criminology and Criminal Justice from PSU and in 2016, she earned her Master of Social Work degree. She has worked for the National Indian Child Welfare Association, Oregon Health & Science University, Federal Bureau of Prisons and the City of Portland, Bureau of Police. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, lifting weights, volunteering and being humbled during her CrossFit classes.

NASCC Student Leadership Team

Eleno Llanos

Rooftop Gardener / Reception & Events

Hello! My name is Eleno Llanos. I am Oglala Lakota. I am majoring in Health Studies. I enjoy being physically active and like to play basketball. I love to watch sports like basketball and football. Also, love them Portland Trail Blazers. I look forward to achieving my career goals and graduating from Portland State.

Ried Gustafson

Programming Team

Ried Gustafson currently resides in Portland, Oregon, where he is a graduate student at Portland State University. While he is currently earning a master's degree in Leadership for Sustainable Education, he also has a strong passion for philosophy and specializes in indigenous and political philosophy. In the future, Ried intends on pursuing a Ph.D. in philosophy. In his time away from school, Ried enjoys camping, reading, playing guitar, and rock climbing.

Seleste Astronomo

Programming Team

Seleste Astronomo (Class of 2019) is from Torrance, California and is majoring in Film and minoring in Business. She loves watching movies, reading books, and going on adventures. In addition to working for the Native American Student & Community Center as a receptionist and a member of the programming team under the Cultural Resource Centers, she is a mentor for the Multicultural Retention Services programs and a team member of PSU's Office of University Communications. 

Shayla Naswood

Reception & Events 

My name is Shayla Naswood and am currently a first year here at Portland State University. I am majoring in English but would like to get into the creative writing program. I also am not originally from Oregon but rather from the Navajo Nation in Arizona. I work with the Native American Student & Community Center as a student worker and have been for a couple of months now. I haven't really explored the many club opportunities that PSU has to offer but would like to in the future. I'm a first-generation student and am here to be able to fulfill my goals, as well as to live life to the fullest.

Sia Hanna

Rooftop Gardener

Sia Hanna (class of 2019) spent most of her life living in Indianapolis, Indiana, where she worked with a variety of different people in various fields, exploring her passions in medical herbalism, ecology, environmental justice, and social justice. She decided to pursue college in order to become a licensed clinical social worker. In addition to working for the Native American Student & Community Center as the Rooftop Gardener, Sia is an avid writer, singer, and language learner.

Tasneem Almaktary

Reception & Events

Tasneem was born in Oregon but was raised and spent most of her childhood in Yemen. In 2015 she left her family in Yemen and moved back to Oregon to finish her education. She is a junior at Portland State University and is double majoring in chemistry and pre-dentistry. Her dream is to become a successful dentist and open her own clinic. She also dreams of opening a medical center for disabled students back in Yemen. In her free time, she enjoys long walks and volunteering.