BOARD OF DIRECTORS

The Corporation was established by the Colville Tribes’ Law and Order Code, 11-01. The Board’s responsibilities govern the activities, committees, affairs, and property of the Corporation.

 

The Board of Directors is composed of community members who are residents of the Inchelium or Keller reservation districts. Currently the Board consists of seven members, four from Inchelium and three from Keller. Everyone serves a term of four years and holds monthly meetings.

 

 

The Board is responsible for hiring/firing the Executive Director and is responsible for the Corporation’s policies but is not responsible for the day-to-day operations. The Board has the authority and responsibility for establishing the policy for administration for the Corporation in accordance with the guidelines outlined within section 3.02 of the Code.

Kathy Picard

 

Worked for 30 years for the State of Washington in Child Welfare, and worked as the Colville Tribes’ Social Service Program Manager, where she was promoted to the Healthcare Operations Director for Health and Human Services.  Kathy is a Colville Tribal member and has served on community boards which have included the Inchelium School Diversion member, the Language House Board of Directors.

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Diane Tonasket

 

Diane is a resident of Keller, WA.  She retired from a career of teaching elementary students in Keller and Nespelem.  She has been involved in JOM, Head of Gate at Keller Junior Rodeo for 20 plus years, in charge of Halloween Carnival for 15 plus years, currently is a Master Gardener and 4-H Exhibit Barn Superintendent at Ferry County Fair and has served on the Health Board for 16 years.

Mae Stensgar

Mae is enrolled in the Navajo Tribe, and has served with the Health Board for 12 years. Is married to a Colville Tribal member, had two children and six grandchildren. 

Work experiences: EMT with CCT, CCT Head Start Program, and currently working with CCT TANF as Social Worker. Has served on various committees within the tribe and community.

Past time Bowler, golfer and enjoys watching high school basketball. 

BOARD MEMBERS:

Gary Kohler
Jasin Wellons
Diane Tonasket
Mae Stensgar
Pam Phillips
Juanita Warren
Kathy Picard
 

Juanita Warren

Juanita’s work career includes Inchelium School Head Cook, Maintenance Supervisor, Sub Teacher at Inchelium School District, she has served on the Colville Business Council and is currently the Inchelium Community Center Director.  Juanita is very community oriented and has served or is serving on many committees, Inchelium Days, Women’s Day recognition, NADP Board, Earth Day committee, Water Board, 4-H Leader, Ferry County Fair Board, Elder’s Board, St Michael’s Board, Women of Distinction Honors, Community Volunteer.

Jasin Wellons

 

Jasin resides in Keller, WA.  He has worked for the Keller District Ferry County Roads for 40 years, currently as the Shop Foreman.  Jasin has demonstrated his community involvement and commitment these past 40 years by the various capacities and groups where he has dedicated his time and efforts for the Keller Rodeo Club,  as a Keller Community Center events volunteer, assisting with youth activities, he was a School Board member, and has served on the LRCHC Board of Directors for 9 years. 

Gary Kohler

Gary was a local farmer, who also served as a Ferry County Commissioner for 12 years.  He has served many on community boards including the Inchelium Service Station.  He is the Chairman of the LRCHC Board, and has served for the last 9 years.