Mabelle Hueston '86
Mabelle (Mae) has stayed actively involved with Dartmouth since graduation, serving on the Tucker Foundation Board of Visitors for 10 years, and on Alumni Council as a representative at-large, while supporting Casque & Gauntlet, women's basketball, hockey, Native Americans at Dartmouth, the Native American Alumni Association, and the Native American Program. She is currently the Class of 1986 secretary, as well a member of the '86 Compassion Committee. In 2000, Mabelle was the first Native woman to receive the Young Alumni Award. She has also received the Dartmouth Club President of the Year, and her club won the Mid-Size Alumni Club of the Year Award in 2010. Mabelle is originally from Navajo Mountain, Utah, and grew up on the Navajo reservation. She earned her Masters of Education in 1991 from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Prior to taking time off to raise her last two children, Mae worked at California State Long Beach as a student life and development coordinator, and advisor to native students; taught Navajo language classes at the Southern California Indian Center, and Torres Manual TANI; counseled high academic achievers as they applied as first generation college students at Wallace Community College-Selma; and was a first grade teacher at her community school in Navajo Mountain, Utah. Mae lives in Corona del Mar, California, with her husband John Hueston '86, and their four children: Tara (Princeton '09, Tufts DVM'14), Ryan '14, (California College of the Arts MFA'17), Kinsale, and Shea. Her favorite pastimes are reading, teaching, and traveling.