4 SuAnne Center Drive, Pine Ridge, SD 57770

(605) 867-5161 jhaas@oslh.org

Staff & Board


Executive Team

John Haas

Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Haas was installed as CEO on March 1, 2019. He is a tribal member from Kyle, South Dakota. He has been and educator and administrator on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation for many years. He was Principal at Little Wound School in Kyle and Pine Ridge School in Pine Ridge. He was Executive Director of the Oglala Sioux Tribe. He has been a consultant to many tribal programs through his consulting firm, Red Stone Consulting. He is a cancer survivor and very active on the Reservation in cancer support groups.

Doyle Pipe on Head

Assistant CEO and Contracts Officer

Mr. Doyle Pipe On Head’s education includes BS in Business Management, University of South Dakota, 1992, and Pine Ridge High School, HS diploma, 1981. His experience includes: 5/06 – present, Contracts and Grants Officer, Oglala Sioux (Lakota) Housing, Pine Ridge, SD; 1/04 – 1/05 & 11/05-4/06,Business Manager, Wakanyeja Pawiciyapi, Porcupine, SD; 1/05 – 6/05, Business Manager, Lakota Journal, Inc., Flandreau, SD; 6/94 -1/04, Native American Activities Coordinator, University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD. He is also a US Marine Corps veteran. Mr. Pipe on Head has been part of all the successful projects since 2006. He was Acting Co-CEO from 2/17 to 10/17He was also primarily responsible for getting the OSLH Contracting and Procurement procedures implemented and did the groundwork to get OSLH registered on the CCR and grants.gov in 2009 and SAM in 2012. He oversaw the grants management and contract sides of all the above projects.

Christy Red Hair

Finance Manager

Ms. Christy Red Hair’s education includes an AAS, Administrative Office Assistant, BS and MA in Business, all from National College, Rapid City, SD. Her experience includes: 9/07-7/00, Financial Aid Director, Oglala Lakota College, Kyle, SD; 4/00-5/02, Accounting, Conseco, Rapid City, SD; 9/02-7/05, Secretary/Accounting Clerk, Rural America Initiatives, Rapid City, SD; 7/05-Present, Finance Manager, Oglala Sioux (Lakota) Housing, Pine Ridge, SD. Ms. Red Hair has provided the budgeting , fiscal management and reporting for all of the successful projects since 2007. She and her office did the bulk of the work in completing the audits and answering audit findings. She was also instrumental in the conversion to the new computerized financial management system.