EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR: ROBERT HORSE STANDS WAITING - Oglala Lakota from the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. Our Executive Director is highly qualified to successfully lead our organization. He is a certified paralegal, community organizer, mentor, author, public speaker and social justice advocate. He also has vast experience and insight concerning All Relations United's programs, having faced many of the challenges our organization is addressing, as a youth.
MANAGING DIRECTOR: LORELEI HORSE STANDS WAITING - A certified English as a second language teacher who also worked at domestic abuse and homeless shelters in New Mexico and South Dakota, encountering many of the issues that All Relations United is addressing in our programs. Our Managing Director is also a writer, grant writer and social justice advocate.
BRYAN BREWER - Past Tribal Council President of the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. Current President of the Oglala Lakota Schools. Founder of the Lakota Nation Invitational Basketball Tournament. In the past 41 years, the Lakota Nation Invitational has grown to become an institution and celebration of Native youth.
BILL MEANS - Founder of the International Indian Treaty Council and currently President of the Board. During his 9 years as Executive Director, he was responsible for the establishment of a system for documenting human rights violations against Indians. He is Co-founder of the U.N. Working Group on Indigenous Populations and an expert on U.S. & Indian Treaty relations.
ABDULHADI AL ATIQ: Student President of Industrial Engineering at New Mexico State University. He hosts a summer "Dreamkeepers" camp for Native American students from schools across New Mexico. Abdulhadi is a member of the Banu Yam tribe, the second largest tribe in Saudi Arabia. Through Industrial Engineering, he is "doing something different out of our village" to create a better future for all.
RITA MEANS - Rosebud Sioux Tribal Council member. A longtime advocate of fair sentencing and equal treatment for Native prisoners in South Dakota. Her husband Ted Means was a prison reform supporter. Rita’s mother was Doris Leader Charge, a Lakota language professor from Mission who appeared in the movie “Dances With Wolves” as the wife of Chief Ten Bears.
TRIA BLUE WAKPA - Teaches interdisciplinary and community-engaged courses at public, private, tribal, and carceral institutions including UC Berkeley, San Diego State University, University of San Francisco, Sinte Gleska University, and San Quentin State Prison. She received her Ph.D. and M.A. in ethnic studies from UC Berkeley and an M.F.A. in creative writing from San Diego State University.
SCOTT ROBERTSON: Iroquois and Pueblo Native living in Las Cruces, New Mexico. He supports and maintains traditional Native healing and cultural practices. He has experience working with traumatized youth using the sweat lodge as treatment. He worked for the Family Addiction Treatment Center in Las Cruces, New Mexico and the Sexual Assault Unit in El Paso.
DAN DAVISON - Finance Director for Toyota Canada and Bank Executive. His vision and passion is to practically implement as many business and social entities globally with design and structures that empower all of humanity with ultimate regard for the equality of the soul and respect for the earth. Dan feels there is no price too large to pay to help the noble cause of making a difference.
ANDY SKADBERG- Former Faculty (university) at Exogeny Center. Former Assistant Research Scientist at Texas A&M University, Vice President for Research, Former Founder, Chief Knowledge Officer at Advent GX.Inc.
He also aught business, economics and English at Universidad del Tolima.