Our Team


Henry Red Cloud

Henry Red Cloud

Lead Instructor


Henry Red Cloud is the Founder and Sole Proprietor of Lakota Solar Enterprises (LSE) on Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota. One of the first 100% Native American-owned and operated renewable energy companies in the nation, LSE employs tribal members to manufacture and install efficient solar air heating systems for Native American families living on reservations across the Great Plains. Additionally, Henry co-manages the Red Cloud Renewable Energy Center (RCREC), a one-of-a-kind educational facility where tribes from around the U.S. receive hands-on green job training in renewable energy technology and sustainable building practices. henry@solarwarriors.org

Richard Fox

Richard Fox

Executive Director


Executive Director and fearless leader, Richard Fox, cofounded Trees, Water & People in 1998 after a long career in forestry and natural resource conservation. Inspired by his passion for the environment and his love of people, he is TWP's "Keeper of the Vision", managing our day-to-day operations, building alliances, and planning for a greater future. In his free time, Richard enjoys gardening, fire spinning, and spending time with his children and grandchildren. richard@solarwarriors.org