Marcus Denetdale

Marcus is the Regional Associate Director, Regional & Tribal Relations, of Home Base Arizona – an organization dedicated to healing the invisible wounds for Veterans of all eras, Service Members, Military Families and Families of the Fallen through world-class clinical care, wellness, education, and research. Marcus has been working in nonprofit organizations since 2003.

Marcus has been instrumental in facilitating Home Base’s partnership with ASU’s College of Health Solutions to launch the Warrior Health & Fitness program for Arizona Veterans and their families.
Before joining Home Base, he worked closely with tribal Nations and communities in various capacities. As a nonprofit administrator, he has developed college scholarship programs, recruited Native American college students, received research grants for higher education projects totaling over $2.4M. Marcus has studied civil, environmental, & sustainable engineering within the sustainability specialty area. His research areas are tribal housing, infrastructure & commercial buildings for economic growth and opportunities. His latest project is partnered with ASU to provide safe water access on the Navajo Nation.
Marcus is from Farmington, New Mexico, U.S., a citizen of the Navajo Nation, and an U.S. Air Force Veteran. He enjoys mentoring students, veterans, new nonprofit leaders and volunteering with other nonprofits.

Marcus is a member of ASU Veterans Alumni Chapter, ASU Native American Alumni Chapter, and a tribal advisory council member for the American Indian Science & Engineering Society (AISES). He is an executive board of the Construction in Indian Country Organization and sits on the Board of Commissioners for the Navajo Housing Authority.