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Colville Confederated Tribes Presented by Zekkethal “ Val ” Vargas-Thomas, Program Manager II Tribal Health Program
Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation Our reservation is approximately 35 miles from north to south boundaries. It is at least 60 miles across from West to East boundaries. Traveling from Omak to Inchelium is approximately 124 miles over three diverse passes and dependent on the weather it can take up to 2 to 3.5 hours. Four distinct communities, Inchelium, Keller, Nespelem and Omak.
Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation Located in North Eastern Washington 9,100 enrolled members with 4,500 members living on the Reservation and 3,000 to 5,000 non-members living on the reservation. One of the largest employers of the Eastern Washington with over 1,000 during peak employment season.
Colville Business Council The Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation is a sovereign nation governed by a 14-person board of adult Colville tribal members officially titled the Colville Business Council and informally called the tribal council. Ph: PO Box 150 Nespelem, Washington Nancy Johnson Chairman Human Services Committee Nespelem District John Sirois, Chairman Omak District
CCT Organization Chart
CCT Public Safety Director Bill Elliott, Director, Public Safety Department PO Box 150 Nespelem, Washington
Service Director Colville Confederated Tribes PO Box 150 Nespelem, WA
Tribal Health Program Team IncheliumKellerAdministrationNespelemOmak Public Health Nurse Program Manager Public Health Nurse Community Health Representatives (2) Community Health Representative Administrative Assistant Community Health Representatives (2) Office Assistant IV WIC Certifier RegisteredDietitianServes Reservation Wide BreastfeedingPeerServes Reservation Wide Natural Helper Health EducatorNatural Helper
San Poil Community Health Clinic -Keller Governance: Originally, a board of 7 local residents plus 2 alternates with 4 of the elected board being tribal members and 3 non-tribal members governed the Inchelium Community Health Center. As the health facilities project evolved, the Inchelium board joined the Keller board to create the Colville Nation Community Health Centers Board. This health board is made of 7 residents from Keller, 7 residents from Inchelium and up to 2 alternates from each respected district. Executive, Finance, Quality, Nomination, Inchelium and Keller serve as standing committees of this board. Alexandria “Ali” Desautel Executive Director
Lake Roosevelt Community Health Clinic - Inchelium Services: Primary Healthcare Dentistry X-Ray Lab Pharmacy Telemedicine Behavioral Health Specialty Fields Hours: Mon - Tue - Thurs – Fri 7:30 am - 4:00 pm Wed: Noon - 4:00 pm Clinic Phone : Dental Phone :
Sanpoil Valley Community Health Center Services: Primary Healthcare Dentistry Lab Pharmacy Telemedicine Hours: Mon - Wed – Fri 8:30 am - 5:00 pm Clinic Phone:
Indian Health Services Dean Seyler Director Portland Area Eight (8) Indian Health Services Unit Colville, Fort Hall, Neah Bay, Coeur d’Alene, Warm Springs Wellipinit, Western Oregon and Yakama.
Indian Health Services – Colville Service Unit Services: Contract Services Medical Department Nursing Public Health Nurse Medical Records Lab and X-Ray Pharmacy Dental Optometry Maintenance & Housekeeping Karol Parker, Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
CCT - IHS Tribal Clinics Colville Tribes Tribal Health Indian Health Services Colville Business Council
CCT – CHC – I.H.S. Tribal Clinics (LRCHC & San Poil Valley) and Tribal Health has worked with I.H.S. on a joint pan flu plan, which was a very success especially after CCT continues to attend both Region 7 and Region 9 to better network with both regions and how the regions work affects the Colville Reservation. CCT is currently updated their comprehensive emergency plan and is a part of the Tribes Emergency Management.
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