The Great Plains Tribal Water Alliance (GPTWA) is committed to ensuring clean and abundant water for the people of the Great Sioux Nation now and for generations to come. The protection of water resources is becoming increasingly complex.
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Great Plains Tribal Water Alliance, Inc. is an independent corporation, organized under 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. It serves as an advisory committee to the Great Plains Tribal Chairman’s Association on all matters with regard to technical and policy issues regarding the waters resources of its member tribes. The corporation was founded in 2006 and was reorganized in 2013.
Members of the Corporation are individuals appointed by Tribal Resolution of the governing body of Tribes, residing with the Great Plains Region (Nebraska, North Dakota and South Dakota). Each Tribe who chooses to join GPTWA appoints a Director and Alternate Director to the Board of Directors.
The officers of the corporation are:
Chairman: Doug Crow Ghost of Standing Rock Sioux Tribe
Vice Chairman: Syed Huq of Rosebud Sioux Tribe
Secretary & Treasurer: Elizabeth Wakeman of Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe
Board Member: Reno Red Cloud Sr. of Oglala Sioux Tribe