The DRA Board has the job of building other leadership and keeping decision making democratic and participatory for all members.  All Board Members are responsible for taking part in bi-monthly meetings, for attending the DRA Annual Meeting, and taking some facet of DRA’s fundraising work.

Executive Committee


  • Paula Antoine, Winner, SD
  • Stacy Roberts, Carpenter, SD


  • Nancy Hartenhoff-Crooks, Toronto, SD


  • Suzanne Smith, Sioux Falls, SD

At-Large Representatives

East River

  • Nick Nemec, Holabird, SD
  • Kathy Tyler, Big Stone City, SD
  • Ed Fischbach, Mellette, SD

West River

  • Karen Moore, Mission, SD
  • Lewis Grassrope, Lower Brule, SD

Chapter Representatives

Home Grown Sioux Empire


Black Hills Chapter

  • Rick Bell, Rapid City, SD
  • Kathy LaBonte, Rapid City, SD