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Meet The Public Relations Staff

Erik Rodriguez , Interim Public Relations Director

Erik Rodriguez is a Tribal Member and is the Interim Public Relations Director for the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe. He graduated from Central Michigan University with a Bachelor's Degree in Sport Management with a minor in Marketing. He is currently pursuing his Master of Science in Administration with a concentration in Public Administration.
He has worked for the Tribe for more than eleven years including positions for Guest Services and Table Games at Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort. While attending CMU he successfully completed the Tribal Leadership Program in the Parks & Recreation Department before making the transition to the Public Relations.
Erik is engaged and has two children ages 8 and 2. He enjoys taking family vacations and is an avid golfer. Erik passionately follows the Detroit Tigers and Detroit Lions.
He can be contacted at by email or (989) 775-4096 by phone.

Marcella Hadden , Public Relations Manager

Marcella Hadden is a Tribal Member and the Public Relations Manager for the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe. She graduated from Northern Michigan University with an Associate Degree in Business and worked as a legal secretary in Marquette, Michigan, for four years before returning to the Isabella Reservation to work for her Tribe.
She has worked for the Tribe for more than 20 years both in the gaming (Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort) and government entities. Marcella’s gaming experience were in the areas of the Cage/Vault Department. She has years of experience in working with several Tribal Council Administrations.
She is married and is a professional/award winning photographer. Her studio Niibing Giizis (Summer Moon) is named after her because she was born in August which is the month of the summer moon.
She can be contacted at by email or (989) 775-4059 by phone.

Sandy Sprague , Public Relations Administrative Assistant