Contact

0243 DSH85892x

Prairie Island Indian Community Tribal Administration Offices
5636 Sturgeon Lake Road
Welch, MN 55089
1-800-554-5473
PH 651-385-4124

Administration Hours of Operation 

Monday-Friday
8:30am-5pm

*Hours are subject to change. Please call ahead to inquire about holiday hours. 

Contacting Tribal Council
It is respectful of Dakota culture to follow the proper protocol when looking to contact Tribal Council members. All inquiries should be directed through Tribal Council’s Executive Assistant, Jody Johnson, at jody.johnson@piic.org.
 
*Tribal Members should contact Tribal Council Secretary, Valentina Mgeni, with inquiries at valentina.mgeni@piic.org.

Aaron Betcher
Utility Operator
Water Department
aaron.betcher@piic.org

Allison White
Police Officer
Prairie Island Police Department
allison.white@piic.org

Ana Pina Marcelino
Education Liason
Education
ana.pinamarcelino@piic.org

Andrea Zimmerman
Energy Program Manager
Administration
andrea.zimmerman@piic.org 651-385-4198

Anne Turnbull
Family Services Director
Family Services
anne.turnbull@piic.org 651-385-4245

Anvaar Wilson
Community Service Officer
Police
anvaar.wilson@piic.org

Bailey Sass
Human Resources Coordinator
Human Resources Department
bailey.saas@piic.org 651-385-4121

Ben Ehlers
Police Officer
Prairie Island Police Department
ben.ehlers@piic.org

Benjamin Rosaasen
Strategic Planning and Initiatives Administrator
benjamin.rosaasen@piic.org

Blake Johnson
Government Relations Specialist
Government Relations
blake.johnson@piic.org 651-267-4097

Brooke Ecker
Accounts Payable Clerk
Finance
brooke.ecker@piic.org 651-385-4112

Casadee Hoyer
Dakota Station Manager
Dakota Station
casadee.hoyer@piic.org

Chase White
Commissioner of Licensing
Gaming Commission
chase.white@piic.org 651-385-4164

Chris Miles
Police Officer
Prairie Island Police Department
chris.miles@piic.org

Christy Caulkins
Paralegal
Legal Department
christy.caulkins@piic.org 651-267-4052

Clay Tix
Executive Director
Gaming Commission
clay.tix@piic.org 651-267-4095

Cody Mattison
Contracts Specialist
Contracts and Grants
cody.mattison@piic.org 651-385-4190

Dakota Kitto
Gaming License Processor
Gaming Commission
dakota.kitto@piic.org 651-385-4118

Daniel Dow
Public Works Technician
Public Works
daniel.dow@piic.org

Danny Harjo
Grants Manager
Contracts and Grants
danny.harjo@piic.org 651-385-4117

Darelynn Lehto
Housing Director
Housing
darelynn.lehto@piic.org 651-267-4073

Darrel Taylor
Cannabis Commission Vice-Chair
Cannabis Commission
darrel.taylor@piic.org

David McGraw
Gaming Inspector
Gaming Commission
david.mcgraw@piic.org

Dawn Duffy
Legal Administrator
Legal Department
dawn.duffy@piic.org 651-385-4136

Deb English
Court Administrator
Tribal Court
deb.english@piic.org 651-385-4161

Dee Raebel
Community Health Representative
Health Department
dee.raebel@piic.org 651-385-4145

Donna Carlson
Internal Auditor
Gaming commission
donna.carlson@piic.org 651-385-4131

Drew Duffy
Tribal Garden Assistant
Land & Environment
drew.duffy@piic.org

Edward Buck
Cannabis Commission Chair
Cannabis Commission
ed.buck@piic.org

Ellen Taylor
Deputy Clerk
Tribal Court
ellen.taylor@piic.org 651-385-4267

Emma Daughtery
Family Services Specialist
Family Services
emma.daugherty@piic.org 651-385-4157

Franky Jackson
Tribal Historic Compliance Officer
Land & Environment
franky.jackson@piic.org

Gabriel Miller
Environmental Program Manager
Land & Environment
gabriel.miller@piic.org 651-385-4141

Grant Johnson
Tribal Council President
Tribal Council
grant.johnson@piic.org

Greg Bargrain
Public Works Technician
Public Works
greg.bargrain@piic.org

Heather Johnson
Activities Coordinator
Family Health
heather.johnson@piic.org

Henry Stelten
Non-point Source Pollution Coordinator
Land & Environment
henry.stelten@piic.org

Jacob Peine
Police Officer
Police
jacob.peine@piic.org

James Creaghe
Utility/Project Manager
Water/Wastewater Utilities
james.creaghe@piic.org 651-267-4019

James Wells
Captain
Police
james.wells@piic.org 651-267-4080

Jane Feely
Water Resource Specailist
Land & Environment
jane.feely@piic.org

Jeanette Feidt
Receptionist
Administration
jeanette.feidt@piic.org 651-385-4124

Jeremy Rust
Compliance Inspector
Gaming Commision
jeremy.rust@piic.org

Jesse Oliver
Superintendent
Mt. Frontenac
jesse.oliver@piic.org

Jessica Stolle
Assistant General Counsel
Legal Department
jessica.stolle@piic.org 651-267-4006

Jessie Seim
General Counsel
Legal Department
jessie.seim@piic.org 651-385-4137

Jody Johnson
Executive Assistant
Tribal Council
jody.johnson@piic.org 651-267-4062

Joey Taylor
Tribal Monitor
Land & Environment
joey.taylor@piic.org

Johnny Johnson
Education Director
Education
johnny.johnson2@piic.org

Jon Priem
Chief of Police
Police
jon.priem@piic.org 651-267-4060

Juanita Rock
Health Systems Specialist
Family Helath
juanita.rock@piic.org

Justin Marquardt
Compliance Coordinator
Gaming Commission
justin.marquardt@piic.org 651-267-4094

Jyll Bauer
Education Assistant
Education Department
jyll.bauer@piic.org 651-385-4132

Karen Wohlers
Accounting Manager
Finance
karen.wohlers@piic.org 651-385-4125

Katelyn Vonch
Family Services Specialist
Family Services
katelyn.vonch@piic.org 651-385-4106

Keanna Krueger
Invasive Species Coordinator
Land & Environment
keanna.krueger@piic.org 651-385-4177

Kelly Bohmbach
Public Works Technician
Public Works
kelly.bohmbach@piic.org

Kelly McGrath
Payroll Specialist
Finance
kelly.mcgrath@piic.org 651-267-4056

Kelly McGraw
Gaming Inspector
Gaming Commission
kelly.mcgraw@piic.org

Kentress Peterson
Family Health Administrative Assistant
Health
Kentress.Peterson@piic.org

Kimberly Flanaghan
Emergency Planner
Prairie Island Police Department
kim.flanaghan@piic.org 651-385-4178

Leah Johnson
Education Liaison
Education Department
leah.johnson@piic.org

Lisa Truman
Administrative Assistant
Gaming Commission
lisa.truman@piic.org 651-267-4086

Lowell Holmgren
Pro Shop Staff
Mt. Frontenac
lowell.holmgren@piic.org

Madeline Hyde
Food System Specialist
Land & Environment
madeline.hyde@piic.org 651-267-4099

Margo Bellanger
Deputy Tribal Administrator
Administration
margo.bellanger@piic.org

Marrissa Lussier
Family Advocate
Education
marrissa.lussier@piic.org

Mary Jo Brenden
Assistant General Counsel
Legal Department
maryjo.brenden@piic.org 651-385-4171

Melanie Phillips
Grants Specialist
Contracts and Grants
melanie.phillips@piic.org

Melanie Urich
Tribal Administrator
Admin
melanie.urich@piic.org 651-385-4187

Melissa Kidd
Gaming Inspector
Gaming Commission
melissa.kidd@piic.org

Melissa Thorud
Communications Coordinator
Communications
melissa.thorud@piic.org

Melody Fastner
Fitness Trainer
Health Department
melody.fastner@piic.org 651-385-4189

Michael Childs Jr
Treasurer
Tribal Council
michael.childsjr@piic.org 651-267-4096

Michele Just
Transcriptionist
Tribal Council
michele.just@piic.org 651-385-4109

Mike Brunkhorst
Utility Operator
Water/Wastewater Utilities
mike.brunkhorst@piic.org 651-267-4005

Mitch Skeen
Education Liaison
Education Department
mitch.skeen@piic.org

Mitchell Wells
Commissioner of Compliance
Gaming Commission
mitch.wells@piic.org 651-267-4089

Nathan Hanson
Internal Auditor
Gaming Commission
nate.hanson@piic.org 651-267-4047

Nicci Lehto
Federal Government Relations Specialist
Legal Department
nicci.lehto@piic.org 651-385-4174

Nicholas Lira
Chemical Dependency Counselor
Family Services
nicholas.lira@piic.org 651-385-4197

Noah White
Tribal Historic Preservation Officer
Land & Environment
noah.white@piic.org 651-385-4175

Rachel Sawinski
Fitness Trainer
Health Department
rachel.sawinski@piic.org 651-385-4189

Ramie Chackan
Human Resources Generalist
Human Resources Department
ramie.chackan@piic.org 651-385-4173

Randy Zanto
Chef
Mt. Frontenac
randy.zanto@piic.org

Rebecca Reding
Foster Care Coordinator
Family Services
rebecca.reding@piic.org 651-267-4032

Renee Gregory
Assistant General Counsel
Legal Department
renee.gregory@piic.org 651-385-4169

Renee Martin
Human Resources Director
Human Resources
renee.martin@piic.org

Richard Buck
Public Works Manager
Public Works Department
richard.buck@piic.org 651-385-4139

Rick Lyons
Occupational Safety Manager
Administration
rick.lyons@piic.org 651-267-4013

Ronald Johnson
Tribal Council Vice President
Tribal Council
Ron.Johnson@piic.org

Ross Brockman
Communications Manager
Communications
ross.brockman@piic.org 651-385-4101

Sam Whitebear
Sergeant
Prairie Island Police Deprtment
sam.whitebear@piic.org 651-267-4092

Samantha Peterson
SHIP Grant Coordinator
Land & Environment
Samantha.Peterson@piic.org

Sarah Bartell
Office Manager
Administration
sarah.bartell@piic.org 651-385-4133

Sarah Gorter, BS, NDTR
Nutritionist, Certified Tobacco Treatment Specialist, and Certified Health Coach
sarah.gorter@piic.org 651-385-4127

Sheila Taylor
Elder's Advocate
Family Services
sheila.taylor@piic.org 651-385-4167

Skip Bohmbach
Public Works Technician
Public Works
skip.bohmbach@piic.org

Tasha Stately
Dakota Station Store Attendant
tasha.stately@piic.org

Timothy McGee
Vendor License Processor
Gaming Commission
tim.mcgee@piic.org

Tishena Cree
Committee Coordinator
Administration
tishena.cree@piic.org 651-385-4113

Tom Gnotke
Finance Director
Finance Department
tom.gnotke@piic.org 651-385-4111

Tony Grosso
Sergeant
Prairie Island Police Department
tony.grosso@piic.org 651-267-4071

Tori Campbell
Assistant Secretary Treasurer
Tribal Council
tori.campbell@piic.org

Travis Benway
Public Works Technician
Public Works
travis.benway@piic.org

Tressa Berghammer
Housing/Water-Wastewater Administrative Assistant
Housing
Tressa.Berghammer@piic.org

Troy Siebenaler
Licensing Coordinator
Gaming Commission
troy.siebenaler@piic.org 651-385-4134

Tucker Johnson
Police Officer
Prairie Island Police Department
tucker.johnson@piic.org

Tyler Steinhibel
Community Service Officer
Police
tyler.steinhibel@piic.org

Valentina Mgeni
Tribal Council Secretary
Tribal Council
valentina.mgeni@piic.org 651-385-4102

Vera Dressen
Administrative Assistant/Records Clerk
Prairie Island Police Department
vera.dressen@piic.org 651-385-4114

Vern Kitto
Gaming License Processor
Gaming Commission
vern.kitto@piic.org

Wayne Bohn
Assistant General Counsel
Legal
Wayne.Bohn@piic.org

Willard Benway Sr.
Public Works Technician
Public Works
willard.benway@piic.org

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