Peter Strong
Vice President of Operations and Programs
(605) 348-0324

Peter has been working in the museum and arts fields for more than 15 years and has experience in collections, American history, Native art, Native history and cultures, historic preservation, and new media. In his role as First Peoples Fund's Vice President, he is responsible for both internal and external efficiency, communication, and supporting strategies. As director of The Heritage Center at Red Cloud Indian School from 2005-2013, he oversaw the extensive inventory and cataloging of the impressive permanent collection, led the development of a comprehensive programmatic and spatial plan for The Center's future, and increased the overall impact and efficiency of The Center’s programming and services. He is currently the vice-president for the South Dakotans for the Arts Board of Directors, sits on the South Dakota Community Arts Network Council, and has served as the secretary of the Rapid City Arts Council Board of Directors.