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Effectively manage the physical and cultural qualities of the air, water, earth, plants and wildlife, both on and off reservation, for the people of the Chehalis Tribes.


  • Environmental Program – Colleen Suter
    • Environmental assessment of projects in the basin
    • Tribal Air Quality Program
    • Burn permit program
    • Watershed planning
  • Flood Program – Glen Connelly
    • Basin wide flood planning
    • Flood mitigation projects
  • Realty Program
    • Assist tribal members with Trust Property issues
    • Real estate analysis and acquisition for Tribal Government
    • Manages Tribal rental home program


(360) 273-5911

Email: cdnr@chehalistribe.org


420 Howanut Rd
Oakville, WA 98568


Monday – Friday
8 AM – 4 PM

Meet the team:

• Glen Connelly, Director
• Dana Loring, Realty Officer
• Charlotte Lopez, Realty Officer II
• Sarah Myer, Realty Specialist and Administrative Assistant
• Brian Bland, Realty Maintenance Specialist
• Colleen Suter, Environmental Programs Manager
• Rickie Marion, Water Quality Coordinator
• Alejandro Licea, GIS Coordinator
• Wayne Barr, Forestry and Land Specialist
• William Thoms, Cultural Resource Specialist
• Dan Penn, Tribal Historic Preservation Officer
• Jason Gillie, Restoration Coordinator
• Kyle Gulbranson, Fisheries Research Specialist
• Kirsten Harma, Watershed Coordinator for the Chehalis Basin

Natural Resources Team


To be a thriving,
sovereign people,
honoring our past
and serving current
and future generations.


420 Howanut RD
P.O. Box 536
Oakville, WA 98568

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