Chance Weston

Chance@thundervalley.org

Chance is an enrolled member of the Oglala Sioux Tribe and has been involved with Thunder Valley CDC since it’s early inception. Chance has been working with social enterprise, small business development across various industries and sectors and entrepreneurship here on the Pine Ridge Reservation and the surrounding areas since 2007.  Throughout college Chance has been able to find creative ways to develop small businesses that remain flexible, effective and sustainable and is also a SBA e200 Initiative Graduate. Chance has also been involved in working with local agencies and organizations across tribal, state and federal levels as both a consultant and employee. While working to keep programs involved with sustainable and renewable Chance was elected serve as Previous Vice-Chairman for the Renewable Energy Development Authority for the Oglala Sioux Tribe and as Previous Commissioner for the Oglala Sioux Tribe Utilities Commission. Today Chance remains involved in sustainable and renewable energy and agricultural development here on the Pine Ridge Reservation and is working with Thunder Valley CDC as the Social Enterprise Program Manager.