Becky Joined the GPTCHB in 2015 and serves the Crow Creek Sioux Tribe Healthy Start program as a Community Health Worker. Becky is has been a Registered Nurse for the past 23 years. She holds a specialized degree Infectious Diseases. Becky also has a Postal Contract Route, nursing position, and she coaches Cheer and Dance for the Lyman School District High School. Becky is the mother of 4 adult children, 6 grandsons, 1 granddaughter, and 2 step granddaughters. Her grandchildren are the love of her life. She helps to raise three of these grandchildren, so in in her off time she is at every sporting event possible in the sports seasons; Becky quilts, cooks, and raises and rides horses.
|Tina La Fountain
Tina serves the people of Turtle Mountain, ND, and has been working for GPTCHB since November 2010. She graduated from Turtle Mountain Community College with an associate’s degree in medical billing and coding and administrative studies. She has worked for the local hospital in patient care and has been a case manager and community health worker for the GPTCHB Northern Plains Healthy Start Program. Tina is the oldest of six children and she grew up in Dunseith, ND, near the Canadian border. She enjoys family, camping, pow-wows and her grandchildren’s basketball games.
|Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate of the Lake Traverse Reservation
|Lynn Big Eagle
Rapid City Healthy Start
Lynn is a member of the Crow Creek Sioux Tribe; she joined the GPTCHB in 2007. She has been with the Healthy Start Program since 2017. Lynn is a Community Health Worker for the Rapid City Healthy Start Service Unit. Lynn is a mother to three sons and two daughters. In her spare time, she enjoys crafts and softball.
Pine Ridge Healthy Start
Amanda joined the Tribal Chairmen’s Health Board in February 2020 as a Community Health Worker in Pine Ridge. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Literature from Chadron State College in 2015. Prior to her career with GPTCHB, Amanda served elders and individuals with disabilities in her local community, helping them realize their own strengths and acquire skills for living independently.
| Cheyenne River Healthy Start
Marlo is a member of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe. Marlo has been with GPTCHB since 2019 and serves as a Community Health Worker for Healthy Start on the Standing Rock Reservation. Marlo has more than 10 years of experience working with children and families in her tribe’s various districts. In her spare time, Marlo likes to sing, bead, and make jewelry.
Director of the Maternal and Child Health Department
Christy Hacker has served as Director of the Maternal and Child Health Department at GPTCHB since 2013. She earned her Master of Public Health from Benedictine University in Lisle, IL and BS in Human Biology from Chadron State College. Christy has special interest in promoting resilience in early childhood and growth of early childhood systems of care.
Program Manager for the Great Plains Healthy Start Program
Linda Littlefield is the Program Manager. Linda joined the GPTCHB team in 2014 and is the Program Manager for the Great Plains Healthy Start Program. She received her Master of Social Work degree from Our Lady of the Lake University and a holds a bachelor’s degree in social work from Chadron State College. Linda has a professional interest in trauma and trauma informed care as well as clinical experience working with the homeless and individuals with severe and persistent mental illness.
|Monta Little Solider
Monta is a member of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe and has been with the GPTCHB since 2003. She provides essential administrative support to the Healthy Start Program Manager and the Community Health Workers serving participants in the field. .In her spare time, Monta enjoys Spending time with her Grandkids, shopping, doing crafts, and traveling.
The Great Plains Tribal Chairmen’s Health Board provides key advocacy for its constituents in order for them to have access to the highest quality, most comprehensive and up-to-date health resources available in the areas of research, education, assistance, prevention and outreach.
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The Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Department provides vital services such as breastfeeding support, home visits and promotion of male involvement for mothers and infants, including during the prenatal stage.
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