Ruben “Wiindigobines” Santiesteban is a member of the Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians and one of the newest elected officials on the Lac du Flambeau Tribal Council as of October 2, 2012. He also serves as Chairman of public relations for the Healthier Community Actions Team, Chairman of the Positives Alternatives Coalition, and Activities Coordinator for the Oshki Anishinaabe Youth Services Program. Over the past year, he has dedicated over 2,500 hours of community service as part of the Lac du Flambeau Tribal AmeriCorps program. He is constantly learning and finding ways to engage in personal development, and is a recent graduate of the VILAS Vision Leadership Program, and the Start Right Business: Entrepreneurship Program. Ruben has participated in Lac du Flambeau’s first community Tribal Council Candidate Endorsement Certification Training.