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Staff Profile: General Manager
Greetings to members Committee that is committed

of the Chehalis tribal to accountability and

community! I am Amadeo providing the best services

Tiam. I was appointed by possible for tribal members

the Business Committee to and constituency.

serve as General Manager

of governmental services. I My role is to assist elected

started in this position on officials and governmental

January 4, 2015. service administrators plan,

I have worked in Indian implement, evaluate and

country for the last 20 years, make adjustments to services

serving as Executive Director so that tribal members can

of the South Puget Intertribal have access to good quality

Planning Agency (SPIPA) services. In the course of

located on the Squaxin Island Amadeo Tiam this work, I am involved in

Reservation and serving the General Manager coaching and mentoring up-

SPIPA tribal consortium and-coming tribal members

of the Confederated Tribes of the Chehalis to take on operational leadership roles within the
Reservation and the Nisqually, Shoalwater Bay, governmental services structure.
Skokomish and Squaxin Island Indian Tribes. In

that time I also provided consultation services Good and accountable operational leadership is
to the Leschi Heritage Foundation which was a foundation for success in any organization. I
established by the Nisqually Tribal Council. work to assure that this is a functioning core

My work background spans years in human value at the Confederated Tribes of the Chehalis
service planning, public health management, Reservation.

higher education administration and teaching, Please feel free to email me at atiam@ Chehalis Tribal Loan Fund
magazine feature writing, financial services or call at 360-273-5911, Ext. Firework Loans are
marketing management, non-profit leadership available: Loan amounts
and management and small business operation. I 1803 if you have any questions or if you simply are up to $5,000.00.
50% of the Firework loan
worked in the governmental setting for at least want to share stories. must go toward direct
business expenses, such as
one-third of my work life. It is good to be back wholesalers or building costs. Loans must be
paid back by September 1, 2015.
working in government and collaborating with Thank you! I look forward to our time together!
Consumer Loans:
a strong program director team and a Business Now available for $1000.00 loans.

ConfederatedConstructionCompanyAwardedFirstFederalContract Business Loans available:
The Tribe’s 8a certified construction company, its 8a set-aside status with other federal agencies. We have Business Loan funding for up to
Confederated Construction Company, has begun
its first federal set-aside project at the Steve $125,000.00. You must have a business plan.
Oregon Air National Guard Base, adjacent Burnett,
to the Portland International Airport. CCC’s Trainings to Sign up for:
Construction Credit Counseling
The project called OANG PANG Relocate Manager Business Plan Class
Base Boundary Project installs improved continues to Native Agricultural
site security for the active duty F-18 search for Native Artist Training
squadron. larger federal
projects after Contact us at:
After the scheduled completion of this receiving
project on July 1,.Steven Burnett, CCC’s the 8a Julie Burnett, Executive Director
Construction Manager, is bidding for certification. 360-709-1831,
additional, larger federal projects through
Diana Pickernell, Loan Coordinator
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