Barbara has been the Branch Manager at First Interstate Bank in Lame Deer for more than 16 years and brings invaluable lending and financial management experience to the board. Barbara also acts as the board secretary for the Cheyenne Children's Services, board member for Hopa Mountain, board member of the Leadership Alumni Governance Board, coordinator of the Lippman Schools and Northern Cheyenne Tribal Schools collaborative and Fire Corp Member of the Northern Cheyenne Volunteer Fire Department. She is a partner with the local schools/community events in providing financial education courses, mini-banks. She is an Alumni Member of Leadership Montana and was awarded the Alumni Leadership Award in 2014. She is also the former Chairperson of the Northern Cheyenne Development Corporation, former board member of the Native American Development Corporation and the Northern Cheyenne Short Term Credit Committee, and former treasurer of the Muddy District Committee. Ms. Braided Hair, mother of three and grandmother to one, is an enrolled member of the Northern Cheyenne tribe and is fluent in the Northern Cheyenne Language.