0243 DSH85892x

Prairie Island Indian Community
5636 Sturgeon Lake Road
Welch, MN 55089
PH 651-385-4124

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
*Tribal Members should contact Tribal Council Secretary, Valentina Mgeni, with inquiries at

Aaron Betcher
Utility Operator
Water Department

Allison White
Police Officer
Prairie Island Police Department

Amy Blackcloud
Dakota Station Manager
Dakota Station 651-385-4265

Andrea Zimmerman
Energy Program Manager
Administration 651-385-4198

Anne Turnbull
Family Services Director
Family Services 651-385-4245

Bailey Sass
Human Resources Coordinator
Human Resources 651-385-4121

Barry Hand
Dakota Language Instructor

Blake Johnson
Government Relations Specialist
Government Relations 651-385-4097

Brooke Ecker
Accounts Payable Clerk
Finance 651-385-4112

Chase White
Commissioner of Licensing
Gaming Commission 651-385-4164

Christy Caulkins
Legal 651-385-4052

Clay Tix
Executive Director
Gaming Commission 651-267-4095

Cody Whitebear
Assistant Secretary Treasurer
Tribal Council 651-385-4163

Danny Harjo
Contracts/Grants Coordinator
Finance 651-385-4117

Darelynn Lehto
Housing Director
Housing 651-385-4073

Dawn Duffy
Legal Administrator
Legal 651-385-4136

Deb English
Court Administrator
Tribal Court 651-385-4161

Drew Duffy
Tribal Garden Assistant
Land & Environment

Ellen Taylor
Deputy Clerk
Tribal Court 651-385-4267

Emmaline Chapman
Insurance Administrator
Health 6513854143

Gabriel Miller
Environmental Program Manager
Land & Environment 651-385-4141

Grant Johnson
Tribal Administrator
Administration 651-385-4116

Greg Bargrain
Public Works Technician
Public Works

James Creaghe
Utility/Project Manager
Water/Wastewater 651-385-4019

James Wells
Police 651-267-4080

Jenipa Nfor
Family Services Specialist 651-385-4122

Jessica Stolle
Assistant General Counsel
Legal 651-385-4006

Jessie Seim
General Counsel
Legal Department 651-385-4137

Jody Johnson
Executive Assistant
Tribal Council 651-385-4062

Joey Taylor
Tribal Monitor
Land & Environment

John Friedrich
Public Works Technician
Public Works 651-385-4139

Johnny Johnson
Tribal Council 651-385-4104

Jon Priem
Chief of Police
Police 651-267-4060

Jordyn Brown
Family Services Specialist
Family Services

Justin Marquardt
Compliance Coordinator

Jyll Bauer
Education Assistant
Education 651-385-4132

Karen Wohlers
Accounting Manager
Finance 651-385-4125

Kelly Bohmbach
Public Works Technician
Public Works

Kelly McGrath
Payroll Specialist
Finance 651-267-4056

Kimberly Flanaghan
Emergency Planner
Prairie Island Police Department 651-385-4178

Leah Johnson
Education Liaison
Education Department

Lisa Truman
Administrative Assistant
Gaming Commission 651-267-4086

Lynn Peterson
Golf Course Manager
Mt. Frontenac 651-385-4077

Margo Bellanger
Tribal Administrator Administrative Assistant

Markie Bellanger
Enrollment Clerk
Administration 6513854126

Mary Jo Brenden
Assistant General Counsel
Legal Department 651-385-4171

Melody Fastner
Fitness Trainer
Health 651-385-4189

Michael Childs Jr
Tribal Council 651-385-4096

Michele Just
Tribal Council 651-385-4109

Mike Brunkhorst
Utility Operator
Water/Wastewater 651-385-4005

Mitch Skeen
Education Liaison
Education Department

Mitchell Wells
Commissioner of Compliance
Gaming Commission 651-267-4089

Nicci Lehto
Federal Government Relations Specialist
Legal 651-385-4174

Nicholas Lira
CD Counselor
Family Services 651-385-4197

Noah White
Tribal Historic Preservation Officer
Land & Environment 651-385-4175

Paul Dressen
High School Education Liaison
Education 651-385-4153

Rachael Zebro
Human Resources Director
Human Resources 651-385-4138

Rachel Rapp
Fitness Trainer
Health Department 651-385-4189

Ramie Chackan
Human Resources Generalist
Human Resources 651-385-4173

Rebecca Reding
Social Worker
Family Services 651-385-4032

Renee Gregory
Assistant General Counsel
Legal Department

Richard Buck
Public Works Manager
Public Works Department 651-385-4139

Rick Lyons
Occupational Safety Manager
Administration 651-385-4013

Ross Brockman
Communications Coordinator

Samantha Gilitiuk
CD Counselor
Family Services 651-385-4027

Sarah Bartell
Office Manager
Administration 651-385-4133

Sheila Lewis-Taylor
Administrative Assistant
Family Services 651-385-4185

Shelley Buck
Tribal Council Vice President
Tribal Council 651-385-4108

Skip Bohmbach
Public Works Technician
Public Works

Tom Gnotke
Finance Director
Finance Department 651-385-4111

Tori Campbell
Education Liaison

Troy Siebenaler
Licensing Coordinator
Gamin Commission 651-385-4134

Valentina Mgeni
Tribal Council Secretary
Tribal Council 651-385-4102

Vera Dressen
PIPD Administrative Assistant
Police 651-385-4114

Willard Benway Sr.
Public Works Technician
Public Works

Zachary Nagel
Non-point Source Pollution Coordinator
Land & Environment

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