DIW Board of Directors


George Soule, Chair
White Earth Anishinaabe
Attorney, Soule & Stull LLC
Minneapolis, MN

Christine Trost, Vice Chair
Retired, Account Manager
David Heide Design Studio
Minneapolis, MN

Marcy Keckler, Treasurer
Cheyenne River Lakota
Ameriprise Financial
Minneapolis, MN

Korina Barry, Secretary
Leech Lake Anishinaabe
Director of Outreach
Center for Advanced Studies in Child Welfare, University of MN


Robert A. Blaeser
White Earth Anishinaabe
District Court Judge, Retired
Mediation, Arbitration, Special Master

Pauline Danforth
White Earth Anishinaabe
Academic Advisory & Community Faculty
Metropolitan State University
St. Paul, MN

Honorable Anne K. McKeig
White Earth Anishinaabe
Associate Justice
Minnesota Supreme Court

Lyle Meyer
Retired, Construction Manager, Opus
Minnetonka, MN

Denise Reilly
Minnesota Court of Appeals
St. Paul, MN

Mark Stratman
Inthetropics Network LLC
Excelsior, MN

Sarah Wheelock
Meskwaki Nation
Special Staff Legal Counsel,
Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community; Prior Lake, MN

Dale Woodbeck
General Manager/CEO
Lakewinds Food Co-op
Richfield, MN

Marne Zafar
Lenape Nation
MZ Design
Visual Strategist & Design Consultant


Louise Matson
White Earth Anishinaabe
Executive Director, 
Division of Indian Work
Minneapolis, MN


Ardie Medina
Lac du Flambeau Anishinaabe
Development Officer
Division of Indian Work


Summer 2019

Annual Report

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