Jennifer S. Irving is an enrolled member of the Oglala Sioux Tribe. She has a Bachelor’s of Science in Human Biology from Chadron State College in Nebraska. She received her Masters in Public Health in Community Health Education from the University of Minnesota. In 2007, Ms. Irving relocated back to the Northern Plains where the majority of her work was in Maternal and Child Health at the Northern Plains Tribal Epidemiology Center of the Great Plains Tribal Chairmens Health Board. During that time, Ms. Irving was the first American Indian to be accepted and graduate from the Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists Applied Epidemiology Fellowship program. She then worked for the Oglala Sioux Tribe as the Tribe's Epidemiologist, and served as the Legislative Liaison to President Bryan Brewer. Presently at TVCDC, Ms. Irving serves as the Director of Regional Equity.