Ramona Herrington is a cultural outreach manager at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln based in Rapid City, SD. Mona has led multiple projects focused on reducing violence and other health disparities among Native Americans in Rapid City and on nearby Indian Reservations. She is Oglala Lakota from the Paha Sapa/Black Hills of South Dakota. Mona is also a veteran of the U.S. Army and Navy and co-founder of the nonprofit One Rapid City. Mona is mother to four children, grandmother to 12 children, and relative to many others in the community for who she serves through tireless volunteer work and advocacy.