Presentation on theme: "Colville Confederated Tribes"— Presentation transcript:
1 Colville Confederated Tribes Presented byZekkethal “Val” Vargas-Thomas, Program Manager IITribal Health Program
2 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.
3 Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation Located in North Eastern Washington9,100 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.
4 Colville Business Council The Confederated Tribes of theColville Reservation is asovereign nation governed by a14-person board of adult Colvilletribal members officially titled theColville Business Council andinformally called the tribal council.Ph:PO Box 150Nespelem, Washington 99155John Sirois,ChairmanOmakDistrictNancy JohnsonChairmanHuman Services CommitteeNespelemDistrictAs mentioned there are 14 with 7 up for election every year starting in March and not ending until July.
6 CCT Public Safety Director Bill Elliott, Director,Public Safety DepartmentPO Box 150Nespelem, Washington 99155
7 Service DirectorColville Confederated Tribes PO Box 150 Nespelem, WA
8 Tribal Health Program Team IncheliumKellerAdministrationNespelemOmakPublic Health NurseProgram ManagerCommunity Health Representatives (2)Community Health RepresentativeAdministrative AssistantOffice Assistant IVWIC CertifierRegisteredDietitianServes Reservation WideBreastfeedingPeerNatural HelperHealth Educator
9 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” DesautelExecutive Director
10 Lake Roosevelt Community Health Clinic - Inchelium Services:Primary HealthcareDentistryX-RayLabPharmacyTelemedicineBehavioral HealthSpecialty FieldsHours:Mon - Tue - Thurs – Fri7:30 am - 4:00 pmWed: Noon - 4:00 pmClinic Phone :Dental Phone :
11 Sanpoil Valley Community Health Center Services:Primary HealthcareDentistryLabPharmacyTelemedicineHours:Mon - Wed – Fri8:30 am - 5:00 pmClinic Phone:As a follow up to Val statement the deliverables in the DOH contract are attainable they are not unreasonable by any means, this is where I will focus our presentation on. I do the position full time and have much work to be accomplished…
12 Indian Health Services Dean SeylerDirectorPortland AreaEight (8) Indian Health Services UnitColville, Fort Hall, Neah Bay, Coeur d’Alene, Warm SpringsWellipinit, Western Oregon and Yakama.
13 Indian Health Services – Colville Service Unit Karol Parker, Chief Executive Officer (CEO)Services:Contract ServicesMedical DepartmentNursingPublic Health NurseMedical RecordsLab and X-RayPharmacyDentalOptometryMaintenance & Housekeeping
15 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 2009.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.
16 Now Since I got you Confused Do you have any ???