Curtis is Executive Director and President of St. Labre Indian School Educational Association, a position he has held since August 1996. St. Labre is a Montana nonprofit corporation that operates preschool–12th grade schools at four locations on the Northern Cheyenne and Crow Indian reservations as well as a multi-faceted human services division. Curtis and his wife, Sally, have two adult sons.
Curtis was born and raised on the Crow Indian Reservation and is a member of the Crow Indian Tribe. He holds a B. S. in Applied Management from Rocky Mountain College in Billings, MT, and an MBA from the University of Montana, Missoula, MT.
Curtis currently serves on the Boards of the Crow Language Consortium, the Northern Cheyenne Language Consortium, and Plenty Doors Community Development Corporation. He previously served on the boards of Directors of Education Northwest, the National Catholic Development Conference, Carroll College, and St. Vincent Healthcare.
Curtis enjoys hunting, camping, tinkering with cars, and riding his motorcycle.