Having led Cherokee Nation’s Task Force to Protect Women and Families, and as chair of the Cherokee National Historical Society, Christine Neuhoff continues to make major contributions to the well-being of Cherokee communities. The task force’s work resulted in many improvements towards assisting victims and survivors of intimate partner and family violence. Neuhoff, who resides in Eagle, Idaho, is senior vice president and chief legal officer for St. Luke’s Health System, Idaho’s largest private employer. Growing up in a military family, Neuhoff’s heroes were her parents, Barbara Hummingbird and Bill Shero, and grandmother, Annabelle Johnson Hummingbird. Her children study at Yale University and the University of Oklahoma. She currently leads the effort to renew and reopen the Cherokee Heritage Center.