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Tishmall Turner is the Chair of the Donations & Contributions Committee for the Rincon Band of the Luiseño Indians, and CSUSM Tribal Liaison.
Ms. Turner is the first full-time Tribal Liaison in the California State University System.
In just over two years, she successfully coordinated activities that linked the University to many tribal communities inthe region, providing guidance and assistance to the university president and other university administrators, faculty and staff regarding tribal events, issues, educational needs, and protocol.
was also instrumental in assisting faculty to establish the California Indian culture and Sovereignty Center
at the University.
conducts outreach to tribal youths on healthy lifestyles and education.
She serves on numerous boards and committees in the community including the Dream the Impossible Native Youth Conference, Valley Center Pauma Unified School District Title VII Advisory Committee, American Indian Chamber of Commerce of CA, Rincon Economic Development Corporation Board of Directors.
As an educator and advocate ofthe Luiseno people, Ms. Turner
has assisted in publishing children's books and annual calendars in the Luiseño language.
She holds a bachelor and Master Degrees in Business Administration and was instrumental in obtaining the $100,000 commitment to the Palomar Health Foundation.