Eileen Briggs

Executive Director

Eileen Briggs
Eileen Briggs, an enrolled member of Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe, lives with her extended family in Eagle Butte, South Dakota. She has served the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe for 12 years, helping to establish the Tribal Ventures project beginning in 2003, and in 2006 she accepted the role of Executive Director.  In this position she has used her areas of expertise to help build partnerships, facilitate development, create systems for innovation, and design strategies to bring positive changes.

Over the last 20 years, Ms. Briggs has employed her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from the University of Minnesota to work in the fields of youth development, human services, higher education, and tribal community and economic development.

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