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

Caralyn Trutna, Vice Chair

Camille Pearson, Tribal Treasurer

Adam Savariego, Tribal Secretary

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.