Staff


Bobby “Trae” Trousdale

Bobby “Trae” Trousdale

Citizen Potawatomi Nation
Education Resource Facilitator

Bobby “Trae” Trousdale (he/him/his), a proud citizen of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation, is a descendent of the Toupin family and was raised in Tecumseh, Oklahoma. He joins NAP with exposure to work in student programming, advancement, and leadership within higher education. He also brings experience from the private sector in event planning, employee engagement, and executive operations.

Bobby “Trae” received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mass Communication and Political Science from Oklahoma City University. He is enrolled at the University of Oklahoma where he is concurrently pursuing a Masters in Native American Studies: Tribal Governance and Policy and a Masters of Public Administration: Nonprofit Management. His areas of research focus on issues of organizational diversity, strategy, and Indigenous strategic planning.

In his free time, Bobby “Trae” enjoys stickball and fishing, and he is married to his college sweetheart, Taylor. Together they are avid movie watchers, pickleball players, and have a dog and a cat, named Timothy Gunnderson and Tamale.

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