Ansel Wooden Knife

District VI

Ansel joined the Golden West Board of Directors in September 2011. He was born and raised in Corn Creek, on the Rosebud Reservation along with his 11 siblings. Ansel moved to Interior, for his job with the Milwaukee Railroad. He met his future wife and has lived in Interior ever since.

Ansel and his wife, Teresa, have owned and operated their family business in Interior for the past 40 years. He loves living in the Badlands.

Ansel and Teresa have four grown children and two grandchildren. He enjoys spending time in the outdoors, especially fishing and gardening, and getting together with his family.