Dee Le Beau-Hein is an enrolled member of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe. She has a MS degree in Administrative Studies with a Minor in Human Resource Management from the University of South Dakota. Dee has extensive work experience in addictions counseling, administration, education and training covering a wide range of topics. She has established and maintains strong working relationships with Federal, State and Tribal agencies by providing training, education and technical support as needed. She practices and integrates her Native American cultural beliefs throughout her life and in her work whenever possible.
Dee serves as a board member with the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) and is currently the Rapid City Affiliate Leader. She is on the Advisory Board for the Mountain Plains-Addiction Technology Transfer Center which serves a six state region (North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming, Montana, Colorado, and Utah).Dee’s passion is to provide education, advocacy and support to tribal communities by offering a wide range of training opportunities and advocating for policy changes to support positive changes within programs.