The Upper Sioux Community is governed by a five-member Board of Trustees, elected to serve staggered four-year- terms. The Board members are responsible for the development, implementation, administration, and evaluation of all tribal programs and services.

Board of Trustees
   Kevin Jensvold
   Tribal Chairman

   kevinj@uppersiouxcommunity-nsn.gov

   Caralyn Trutna
   Vice Chairwoman

   carrie@uppersiouxcommunity-nsn.gov

   Sharon Odegard
   Tribal Treasurer

   sharono@uppersiouxcommunity-nsn.gov

   Tremayne Blue
   Tribal Secretary

   tremayneb@uppersiouxcommunity-nsn.gov

   Jeremy Hamilton
   Member at Large

Mission Statement

The mission of the Upper Sioux Board of Trustees is to provide culturally-based programs and services that preserve the Dakota traditions, promote and support education, healthy families and a diversified and growing economy, leading to increased self-esteem and self-sufficiency for individual community members and the Upper Sioux Community, Pezihutazizi Oyate.