Tasha is Hunkpapa Lakota and a citizen of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe. In 2016 she received a Master’s degree in Public Health with a specialization in American Indian Public Health from North Dakota State University. She has been working in Healthcare Quality Improvement since 2015, particularly focusing on reducing disparities in diabetes care, improving colorectal cancer screening rates, and improving the quality of care provided with IHS Hospitals in ND. Tasha is also a leader in Culture of Health Leaders, a national leadership program supported by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. It fosters collaboration—among people from all fields and professions that have an influence on people’s health—to build just and thriving communities. Through her work and personal experiences, she has developed a particular interest in exploring ways to provide culturally relevant approaches to achieving overall health and wellness.