Board and Staff

Board of Directors

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

Mary Erler Peters
Vice Chair (2002) 
Lower Sioux Community

Darin Minkel
Treasurer (2015)
Lower Sioux Community

Winona Goodthunder
Secretary (2015)
Lower Sioux Community

Evelyn Tsinnijinne
At-Large (2015)
Lower Sioux Community

Teresa Peterson
At-Large (2018)
Upper Sioux Community

Staff

Eileen O’Keefe
Program & Finance Director
Lower Sioux Community
eokeefe@dakotawicohan.com

Doris Stands
Program Assistant
Lower Sioux Community
dstands@dakotawicohan.com

Sandy Wade
Youth Coordinator
Yankton Sioux Community
swade@dakotawicohan.com

Dylan Jubera
Office Assistant
Lower Sioux Community
djubera@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