Our Mission Statement

The Indian Community School cultivates an enduring cultural identity and critical thinking by weaving indigenous teachings with a distinguished learning environment.

Chief Financial Officer: Tom Oechler 2019-02-27T20:26:32+00:00


tom oechler

Chief Financial Officer

As the Chief Financial Officer, I work collaboratively with the Board of Directors, support the organization’s mission and values through financial leadership and supervision of the accounting, finance, IT, food service, and facilities management functions. I provide oversight and advice on the school’s operations, budgeting, and capital planning. In my work here at Indian Community School, I take great pride in knowing that the work I do makes a positive impact toward the education of Native youth.

I am an experienced certified public accountant with 25 years of experience in public and private accounting in the not-for-profit and financial services industries. I hold a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities and a Master’s in Accounting and Business Administration from Northeastern University.

My language focus at ICS is Ojibwemowin.

To contact me, please email me at:  toechler@ics-edu.org

CFO - Tom Oechler