Human Resources

“The mission of the Human Resources Department is to support the Colville Tribes in achieving its goals through the most valuable resource- our PEOPLE!

Human Resources Administrative Staff
Brian Nissen | HR Director | (509) 634-2286 | Email
Ciciley M. Moses | Sr. Administrative Assistant | (509) 634-2839 | Email
Derek Palmanteer | HR Assistant Sr | (509) 634-2842 | Email
Diane Stensgar | HR Assistant | (509) 634-2145 | Email

Division of Employee Relations

Vision Statement
The Human Resources Department’s vision is to create balance within the Colville Tribes’ organizational and departmental needs, embracing the cultures, traditions, and the well-being of the employees and communities they serve.

Division of Employee Relations
Grace Ferguson| HR Services Manager | (509) 634-2844 | Email
Matilda Bob | HR Analyst | (509) 634-2167 | Email

VACANT  | HR Technician 1 | (509) 634-2019 |
Missy Pakootas | HR Technician 1 | (509) 634-2837 | Email


Division of Recruiting

The Colville Confederated Tribes seeks to attract the best-qualified candidates who support the mission of the Colville Confederated Tribes and who respects and promote excellence through diversity.  The Colville Confederated Tribes strives to actively manage employee talent and maximize growth for both the employee and the Tribe.  The Tribe is committed to equal opportunity and follows recruitment and selection practices that comply with Indian Preference.
Goals of Recruiting and Selection Process

  • To attract highly qualified individuals to the Colville Confederated Tribes.

  • To provide an opportunity for potential candidates to apply for vacancies.

  • To systematically collect information about each applicant’s ability to meet the requirements of the advertised position.

  • To select a candidate who will be successful in performing the tasks and meeting the responsibilities of the position.

  • To emphasize active recruitment of traditionally underrepresented groups, i.e. individuals with disabilities and veterans.

Division of Recruiting
E-mail Address:
Camille Pleasants | HR Services Manager | (509) 634-2201 | Email 
Judy Zunie  | HR Analyst Senior | (509) 634-2181 | Email
Rachel Paul  | HR Technician Senior | (509) 634-2846 | Email
Lawrence Harry | HR Technician Senior | (509) 634-2296 | Email
Fawn Palmer | HR Technician Senior | (509) 634-2295 | Email
Dariane Seyler | HR Technician Senior | (509) 634-2017 | Email


CCT Employment Application

Division of Worker's Compensation and Benefits

The mission of the Benefits and Workers’ Compensation division is to evaluate, implement and service employee benefits programs that support employee recruitment and retention.  We will strive to develop self confidence among injured employees, treat them with respect, and encourage them in reaching maximum medical improvement.  Our continued success is dependent upon ensuring immediate delivery of benefits, fairness in claims practices, and responsible medical management.

Division of Benefits and Worker’s Comp          
E-mail Address:
Yalonda Misiaszek | HR Services Manager | (509) 634-2845 | Email
DeeAnna Whalawitsa | HR Technician Senior | (509) 634-2016 | Email
Lachelle Ives  |HR Technician Senior | (509) 634-2019 | Email
Vanessa Cawston | HR Technician Senior | (509) 634-2288 | Email

For all other questions regarding billing and enrollment please call:

Vanessa Cawston: Medical | (509) 634-2288 | Email
DeeAnna Whalawitsa: Dental | (509) 634-2016 | Email
Lachelle Ives:  Life Insurance, New York Life | (509) 634-2019 | Email

CCT Employee Benefits Information

Primary Insurance for eligible Employees
Washington Delta Dental (Dental) 1-800-554-1907 or
Supplemental Insurance: (Employee voluntarily paid insurance)
Colonial Supplemental 1-800-325-4368 Claim Fax 1-800-880-9325 or
(Disability, Accident, Sickness, Term Life, Cancer, Hospital Confinement, Critical Illness)
Symetra Company (life Insurance, Short and Long Term Disability)
Employee Assistance Program Symetra
New York Life


Employee Assistance Program Symetra
Medical Enrollment Form PDF
WA Delta Dental PDF

Employee Policy Manual 2015 PDF
CTFC Job application Form
Gaming License PDF

Change of Beneficiary form from Symetra PDF
Beneficiary Form PDF

Workers Comp
Disability Claim Attending Physician Statement PDF
Employee Application For Compensation And Report Of Injury Or Occupational Disease PDF
Supervisor's Accident Report Of Injury PDF
Reimbursement Form PDF