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JEREMY STAAB
(Santee Sioux)

Program Manager for Community Development

Jeremy joined First Peoples Fund in 2014. He manages the Indigenous Arts Ecology grant program, oversees the Native Artist Professional Development trainings and the Rolling Rez Arts Bus program, which he also helped launch. Jeremy is a certified instructor of First Peoples Fund’s flagship training program, Native Artist Professional Development workshop. Before joining the First Peoples Fund staff, Jeremy became a national certified trainer and administered several NAPD trainings.  As program manager, Jeremy coordinates all NAPD trainings and manages a large network of national and regional artist coaches and business coaches.

Jeremy received his bachelor’s in business administration from Haskell Indian Nations University, in Lawrence, Kansas, and his master’s in business administration through Baker University in Baldwin, Kansas. Jeremy came to First Peoples Fund through his work at Ho-Chunk Community Development Corporation as their commercial manager. He is a 2013 alumnus of FPF’s Artist In Business Leadership Fellowship program for his graphic design artwork and screen printing.