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Perry, Lisa

Director, Student Success

Location: 135 G, Dr. Dan Voyich Student Commons
Phone: (406) 994-4880
E-mail: [email protected]

Lisa Perry is an enrolled member of the Eastern Shoshone Tribe and descendant of the Arapaho Nation, with both tribes residing on the Wind River Indian Reservation. Ms. Perry was raised in the small town of Fort Washakie, Wyoming. She obtained her undergraduate degree in Renewable Resources from the University of Wyoming in 2006 and her Master of Business Administration from Grand Canyon University in 2012. Lisa is currently enrolled in the Mental Health Counseling graduate program at MSU with the goal of becoming a licensed & practicing counselor. Ms. Perry has been employed in various capacities at Montana State University since 2013. She is currently the Director of the AI/AN Student Success and Advisor to the American Indian Council. These capacities have given her the direct ability to support the American Indian student body while promoting culture, mental wellness, and education to the community. In her spare time, she loves to bead, watch various sporting events, and spend time with friends, family, and her two dogs. 



Ross-Dick, Nicholas 

Program Manager, Student Success
Location: 135 C, Dr. Dan Voyich Student Commons
Phone: (406) 994-5529

E-mail: [email protected]

Nick comes from the small community of White Swan, located on the Yakama Indian Reservation in Washington State. A graduate of Montana State University, Nick earned his degree in Philosophy with a minor in Native American Studies. While a student, Nick was very active in the community, serving in leadership with MSU’s American Indian Council, Nations, and as a representative in the ASMSU student government. As a part of the American Indian/Alaska Native Student Success team, Nick works daily on the ground with students, programming educational, cultural, and social initiatives designed to engage and equip students to grow in their confidence, awareness, and flourish while at MSU. 



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La'Trell Hendrickson

Cultural Outreach/Recruitment Specialist

Location: 135 E, Dr. Dan Voyich Student Commons
Phone: (406) 994-3898
E-mail: [email protected]

La’Trell (Netsévóto) is a member of the Northern Cheyenne Nation (Tsétsêhéstâhese) and raised in Lame Deer, MT. He is a recent graduate of MSU and a graduate of Chief Dull Knife College. LaTrell's goal is to promote higher education for Indigenous students and build connections between tribal nations and educational institutions. He believes that knowledge and education are the most powerful tools Indigenous people can possess. La'Trell's future goals include law school and owning his own business one day.



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Chance Cummings

Program Coordinator

Location: 135 D, Dr. Dan Voyich Student Commons
Phone: (406) 994-1830
E-mail: [email protected]

Chance Cummings is a recent graduate from Montana State University with a Bachelor of Science in both sociology and psychology. He is from Eugene, Oregon, but has traveled to countries like Bolivia, Peru, Brazil, and even Japan. Chance works towards community outreach and assists students and AIH staff with whatever they may need! In his spare time, Chance enjoys fishing, backpacking, and mountain biking.