Lisa White Pipe
Council member for the Rosebud Sioux Tribe
Councilwoman White Pipe is a Council member for the Rosebud Sioux Tribe representing the Bull Creek Community, which is located in Gregory, SD. Lisa has a Bachelor’s degree in Business with and emphasis in Management and a minor in accounting. Lisa has worked for the Rosebud Sioux Tribe for over 18 years, most recently employed with the Rosebud Sioux Tribal Court as an assistant Public Defender.
Lisa has gained an interest in the political venue as her Father was the Tribal Treasurer for the Rosebud Sioux Tribe for 16 years, and in 2015 her father was elected to the Tribal Council to represent Bull Creek Community until he passed away in May of 2016 from cancer. Lisa then ran to sit in her father’s vacated seat; she was the only one to run and was elected to compete her father’s term. Lisa is Chair of Budget and Finance Committee advocating for funds to sustain the Tribe’s needs. She a member of the Tribal Land Enterprise (TLE) board. She is chair of the Health Board. She also sits on the board of Rosebud Economic Development Corporation (Siċaŋġu Corporation, also an ASBN Member)). In addition, she serves as treasurer of the Coalition of Large Tribes (COLT) board and a board member of the GAO Tribal Advisory Committee.