staff and board

Henry Red Cloud is the Executive Director and President of the Board of Directors for Red Cloud Renewable and has used his national reputation and network of supporters to develop renewable energy and sustainable building projects and training for tribal members from more than forty tribes.  He has more than 25 years’ experience in renewable energy and provides a wide array of training workshops, including five types of solar applications. 

Henry Red Cloud

Richard Fox was one of the Founders of and managed Henry’s non-profit partner organization, Trees, Water & People for 19 years, before his retirement as their Executive Director in 2017.  Richard brings extensive fundraising and project development experience to the organization and serves as the Treasurer of the Board of Directors. 

Richard Fox

Silas and Avery Red Cloud have managed much of the production and installation of more than a thousand of Henry’s Off-Grid Solar Furnaces, as well as leading the tree planting crews that have planted almost 100,000 trees on the Pine Ridge Reservation since 2015.

Silas and Avery Red Cloud

Henry’s eldest son, John Red Cloud, is a former Science Teacher and Development Associate at the Red Cloud Indian School and was a fundraiser for the American Indian College Fund in Colorado.  He serves as the Vice President of the Board of Directors and is looking forward to returning to the Pine Ridge Reservation as RCR's Director of Development.

John Red Cloud

Johnny Weiss is one of the Founders of Solar Energy International (SEI) and one of the world’s most experienced solar energy educators.  Johnny serves as RCR’s Special Projects Coordinator and supervises our Solar Industry Material Donations Program.

Johnny Weiss

Jeff Tobe is the owner of Sunset Power Solutions, and a certified Master Solar Installer.  Jeff was SEI’s Training Facility Manager for 8 years and then their Native American Program Manager for an additional ten years.  He provides the leadership for RCR’s technical team and projects.

Jeff Tobe

Leo Bear is RCR’s Program Associate.  Leo has interned with us in the past and started his own solar business “Off the Grid”.  In 2018, we helped him establish a relationship with SEI that has him working towards his solar certification as he helps manage RCR projects and the Red Cloud Renewable Energy Center.

Leo Bear

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