The Sisseton-Wahpeton Tribal Employment Rights office is the Tribal peoples sheild. The people with jobs should be able to do their work gladly, unafraid and in a thankful manner. That is why TERO provides protection, advocacy, and enforcement of Indian Preference in employment and contracting.

TERO Services

        (A) Ownership. The firm must be 51% or more Indian owned.  The applicant must demonstrate all of the following:

        1.    Formal ownership. That an Indian or Indians own(s) 51% or more of the firm. Such ownership must be 
               embodied in the firm's organic documents such as its stock ro partnership agreement.
        2.    Value.    The Indian owner(s) provided real value for their 51% or more ownership by providing capital, 
                equipment, real property, or similar assets commensurate with the value of his/her ownership share.
        3.    Profits.    The Indian owner(s) receive 51% or more of all profits.

Solicitation Interpretation

Bid matching

Workforce Job Skills Bank
  •     Employment Referrals
Investigating TERO complaints and violations
  •     Dispute Resolution
  •     Provide specialized training

Contact Information
Sisseton-Wahpeton TERO
P.O. Box 509
Agency Village, SD 57262
Office number (605)698-3549

DelRay German, TERO Director
Cell Number (605) 742-4465
Email  DelRayG@swo-nsn.gov 

Lisa DeMarrias, Office Manager

Bertha Greeley, Secretary/Receptionist

Robert Starr, Compliance Officer/Inspector

For more information visit TERO's website