Commission

Commission Members

Darnell Sam, Chair

Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation

509.634.2200

Hemene James, Vice-Chair

Coeur d'Alene Tribe of Indians

209.686.1800

Nick Pierre, Treasurer

Kalispel Tribe of Indians

509.242.7000

Gary Aitken Jr., Member

Kootenai Tribe of Idaho

208.267.3519

Danny Kieffer, Member

Spokane Tribe of Indians

509.458.6500

Commission Alternates

Ernie Stensgar

Coeur d'Alene Tribe of Indians

208.686.1800

Donnie Sczenski

Coeur d'Alene Tribe of Indians

208.686.1800

Rodney Cawston

Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation

509.634.2200

Deane Osterman

Kalispel Tribe of Indians

509.445.1147

Darren Holmes

Kalispel Tribe of Indians

509.445.1147

Sue Ireland

Kootenai Tribe of Idaho

208.267.3519

UCUT Senior Managers

Caj Matheson

Coeur d'Alene Tribe of Indians

208.686.1800

Cam Heusser

Coeur d'Alene Tribe of Indians

208.686.1800

Randy Friedlander

Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation

509.634.2200

Deane Osterman

Kalispel Tribe of Indians

509.445.1147

Sue Ireland

Kootenai Tribe of Idaho

208.267.3519

BJ Keiffer

Spokane Tribe of Indians

509.458.6500

OUR COMMUNITY

5 months ago

"A 2017 study by environmental consultancy Earth Economics estimated improved management of the Columbia River could produce economic gains of $1.5 billion annually."

BRIDGEPORT, Washington (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Rodney Cawston's fath...

5 months ago

"The Willamette River, a major tributary of the Columbia River that flows between Portland and Eugene, Oregon, is cited in this year's list for outdated dam operations that pose threats to water quality and the river’s imperiled salmon and steelhead runs."

The river advocacy group American Rivers has been rating U.S. rivers since 1984. Here's its selections for 2019.