Board and Staff

Board of Directors

Teresa Peterson
Board Chair (2018) 
Upper Sioux Community

Gabrielle Strong
Vice Chair (2008)
Sisseton Wahpeton & Mdewakanton Dakota

Sharon Pazi
Treasurer (2023)
Upper Sioux Community

Mary Erler Peters
Board Secretary (2002) 
Lower Sioux Community

Evelyn Luna
Board Member (2020)
Mdewakanton Dakota

Raine Cloud
Board Member (2022)
Sisseton Wahpeton

Staff

Grace Goldtooth
Executive Director
Lower Sioux Community

Doris Stands
Operations Manager
Lower Sioux Community
dstands@dakotawicohan.com

Priscilla Gruendemann
Program Coordinator
Lower Sioux Community
priscilladee@dakotawicohan.com

Karina Cruz
Outreach & Support Specialist
supportspecialist@dakotawicohan.com

Advisors

Walter LaBatte Jr
Artist, retired, proficient speaker
Upper Sioux Community

Iyekiyapiwiƞ Darlene St. Clair
Professor, St. Cloud State University
Lower Sioux Community