Board of Trustees
Jim Laducer (Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa)

Jim Laducer
(Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa)

Chief Lending Officer, Board Member, and Majority Shareholder, Turtle Mountain State Bank; business owner

Dr. Joe Hiller (Oglala Lakota)

Dr. Joe Hiller
(Oglala Lakota)

Professor Emeritus, University of Arizona College of Agriculture and Life Sciences; producer

Porter Holder (Choctaw)

Porter Holder
(Choctaw)

Lead plaintiff; former Vice Chair, Council on Native American Farming and Ranching; rancher

Claryca Mandan (Three Affiliated Tribes)

Claryca Mandan
(Three Affiliated Tribes)

Lead plaintiff; rancher; former board member, several Native agriculture, land tenure and natural resource organizations

Charles Graham (Lumbee)

Charles Graham
(Lumbee)

State Representative, North Carolina General Assembly; retired educator and business owner

Sherry Salway Black (Oglala Lakota)

Sherry Salway Black
(Oglala Lakota)

Chairperson, First Peoples Fund; Board Member, Johnson Scholarship Foundation

Paul Lumley (Yakama)

Paul Lumley
(Yakama)

Executive Director, Native American Youth and Family Center

Pat Gwin (Cherokee)

Pat Gwin
(Cherokee)

Sr. Director of Environmental Resources, Cherokee Nation; rancher and expert on Native American heirloom seeds

Ross Racine (Blackfeet)

Ross Racine
(Blackfeet)

Executive Director, Intertribal Agriculture Council; rancher

Michael Roberts (Tlingit)

Michael Roberts
(Tlingit)

President and CEO, First Nations Development Institute

Richard Williams (Oglala Lakota)

Richard Williams
(Oglala Lakota)

Consultant; former President and CEO, American Indian College Fund

Elsie Meeks (Oglala Lakota)

Elsie Meeks
(Oglala Lakota)

Board Member of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines; former State Director, South Dakota Rural Development; rancher