Board of Directors

 Jessica Rogers

Jessica Rogers

Board President

Learn about Jessica

Jess is a Rapid City Native and is an enrolled member of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe. She is currently Corporate Counsel for Black Hills Energy, having previously served as Assistant City Attorney for the City of Rapid City. Jess is active in the Rapid City community; she has served on the OneHeart board and as a Commissioner with the Rapid City Human Relations Commission. Jess is passionate about helping build a better Rapid City, particularly for the often-overlooked Native community.

Alec Ruml

Alec Ruml

Board Member

More about Alec

Alec is and has been an active community member of Rapid City for 22 years. Alec is an enrolled member of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe. Currently he works for Monument Health in the Plant Operations department.

Alec participated in many youth led community projects where he served in a variety of leadership positions including, Project Lead for the Homeless Coalition Youth Taskforce awareness events, Youth Mental Health Council member, Youth Voices in Prevention Board member and Co-Facilitator, Lead role team member for Take ACTion, and Breakout Session Facilitator at the National Service Learning Conference for 4 years.

Alec is passionate about making Rapid City a safe, healthy multicultural, and accessible resource center for all community members.

Tosa Two Heart

Tosa Two Heart

Board Member

Learn about Tosa

Ms. Two Heart identifies as an ikce winyan, or ordinary woman. Ms. Two Heart was born in Pine Ridge, SD and grew up in the Pejuta Hutka Haka (Medicine Root) community on the Pine Ridge Reservation. She is Oglala Lakota with Hunkpapa Lakota ancestry. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from UCLA and a Master of Business Administration with a concentration in leadership/management from Bentley University. She has worked and volunteered in Native American serving non-profit work in various capacities since 2008. She considers herself a nerd in project management, grant writing, psychology, and leadership. Ms. Two Heart has been with Great Plains Tribal Leaders Health Board (GPTLHB) since October 2019. As Director of Community Behavioral Health, she provides leadership to and serves as the Principal Investigator for the following programs: Great Plains Native Connections, Great Plains Tribal Opioid Response, Connecting With Our Youth, Connecting With Our Youth Extension, and Great Plains Circles of Care. Outside of her work at GPTLHB, she practices fashion design as a Rapid City Local Lakota artist.

Program Directors

Bridget Marshall

Bridget Marshall

Executive Director

Learn about Bridget

Bridget moved to the Black Hills in her teenage years and has raised her four children in the Rapid City area. She attended college at Black Hills State University, studying journalism, graphic design, and sociology. Bridget started her work in credible messenger programs during her time working with the Front Porch Coalition, advocating for mental health awareness and suicide prevention and serving those who have lost a loved one to suicide. She believes in building strong relationships and is passionate about advocacy and serving vulnerable populations.

It is observed that in any great endeavor, it is not enough for a person to depend solely on himself.

Lakota Proverb