The Native Governance Center is pleased to announce that its program director, Rebecca Crooks-Stratton, has been named a “Native American 40 Under 40” award recipient by the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development (NCAIED).
This prestigious award is bestowed upon individuals under the age of 40 who have made significant contributions in business and their community. As program director for the Native Governance Center, Rebecca’s primary role is to direct the design and implementation of its leadership programs and Tribal engagement strategies.
Visit the NCAIED website to read more about the award and all the recipients.
Rebecca is a member of the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community (SMSC), and has served her community in elected positions on the SMSC Gaming Commission and the Gaming Enterprise Board of Directors. Rebecca also worked for the SMSC in Tribal administration for seven years, leading projects such as the Tribal Nations Plaza at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis and helping open a Montessori classroom at the Tribal daycare program.