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, Chairman
  • Caralyn Trutna, Vice Chairwoman
  • Tremayne Blue, Secretary
  • Sharon Odegard, Treasurer
  • 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.