STAFF

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Aaron Stryzewski

Multi-Media Designer

Aaron delivers vibrancy to Native Hope with his unique background of experience and talents. Through beautiful visuals, he illuminates the infinite possibilities that hope can inspire. “Hope may be an overused word but an underused concept.”

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Erica Donner

Program Coordinator

Erica is a member of the Lower Brule Sioux Tribe here in South Dakota. Erica comes to Native Hope as a summer intern with plans to attend Fort Lewis College in Durango, CO, this fall. She believes in Native Hope’s mission to show the positive views of her people in an effort to create solutions for those in need.

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Jaime Spears

Ambassador

In addition to being a counselor within the Native community, Jaime also serves as an ambassador for Native Hope. While sharing her story with others, she strives to affirm the strength and resiliency of the Native people and to reduce stigma around the world. She is always “striving for solutions—no matter how far-reaching they may seem!” Her optimism and boundless energy make her an invaluable member of our team.

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Julie Muldoon

Director

Julie offers Native Hope an array of experience in leading various teams. To make Native Hope a success, she knows we must shine light on the success of the Native American people to create possibilities for all in order to follow our dreams.

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Kansas Middletent

Ambassador/ Social Media & Community Coordinator

As an ambassador for Native Hope, Kansas brings a wide variety of experiences: coaching, teaching, and firefighting. He strongly believes in Native Hope’s vision and dedication to Native American youth and their families. He enjoys sharing this message of hope with others and values his role as a father figure to the Native children in his community.

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Trisha Burke

Creative Content Specialist

Trisha arrives at Native Hope after 23 years of teaching English and directing theatre. Storytelling is her passion, and her ability to connect with others enables her to do so with truth and vitality.