MANAGING DIRECTOR: LORELEI MARIE - 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.
INCORPORATING DIRECTOR: BRYAN BREWER - An enrolled member of the Oglala Sioux Tribe and a veteran who served in the Navy, earning a Purple Heart. He is also the past Tribal Council President of the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. He taught Lakota Culture at Pine Ridge schools, was a coach, athletic director, principle and Dean of Students. He is President of the Oglala Lakota Schools and 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.
ANNA RONDON - Dine, a Navajo tribal community leader living in Gallup, New Mexico. She has 40 years of experience in community planning and community development, grant writing, social and environmental justice issues and ten years of volunteer work on Gulf War Veterans health concerns. She is director of the McKinley Community Collaborative for Health Equity.
BILL MEANS - Founder of the International Indian Treaty Council and currently President of this 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.
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.
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.
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.