4 SuAnne Center Drive, Pine Ridge, SD 57770

(605) 867-5161 jhaas@oslh.org

Staff & Board


Executive Team

Raine Little

Chief Executive Officer

Ms. Raine Little graduated from Red Cloud High School in 2003 and has credits from Oglala Lakota College from 2004-05 and Spring 2014. She has numerous certificates including Institutional Review Board Training 2010, HIPAA 2010, Professional Excellence 2009, Leadership Training 2018, and Environmental Training in 2018. She has worked for the Oglala Sioux Tribe, Indian Health Service and OST Department of Public Safety. Since 2012 she has worked for OS(L)H, first in the Maintenance Department in early 2012, then from 2/12 to 2/17 as Administrative Assistant to CEO Paul Iron Cloud and then to the Acting CEO’s from 2/17 to 10/17. In October 2017 she was made Acting OS(L)H CEO and in September 2018 was made CEO. She worked closely with all Departments on the previous ICDBG grants and all OSLH projects since 2012. Ms. Little has managerial experience, interpersonal skills, organizational and delegation ability and is highly responsible.

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.

Board of Directors

We are governed by a Board of Directors that is selected by the Oglala Sioux Tribal Council.

Elsie Meeks

former Director of Lakota Funds

Emma Featherman-Sam

Director, Oglala Sioux Tribe Transit Authority; Member, Oglala Lakota College Board of Trustees