Sheila White Horse (Sicangu Lakota)
Sheila is an enrolled member of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe (Sicangu Lakota). She joined the First Peoples Fund staff in 2011. Prior to coming to FPF, Sheila was employed for five years with First Nations Oweesta Corporation, a Native Community Development Financial Institution located in Rapid City. Her office management skills bring valuable help to First Peoples and have been well honed, thanks to administrative positions over 11 years at Intertribal Bison Cooperative and Rapid City Indian Health Board. Sheila also served as regional program director for five years with Childfund International, which allowed her to oversee local programming in South Dakota, North Dakota, Montana and Nebraska. She received a certificate in business administration and office management from Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute.