Member Tribes

All forty-three federally recognized tribes in Oregon, Washington and Idaho are members, or Delegates, of the Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board. Tribal profiles are provided below for each of our member tribes.


There are 5 NPAIHB Member Tribes in the state of Idaho. To learn more about the individual Tribes, click on the links

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  • Twila Teeman, Burns Paiute Tribe 

  • Denise Ross, Chehalis Tribe 

  • Gene H. James, Coeur d’Alene Tribe 

  • Andy Joseph, Jr., Colville Tribe 

  • Illiana Montiel, Coos, Lower Umpqua & Siuslaw Tribes 

  • Eric Metcalf, Coquille Tribe 

  • Sharon Stanphill, Cow Creek Tribe 

  • Kay Culbertson, Cowlitz Tribe 

  • Cheryle Kennedy, Grand Ronde Tribe 

  • Dawn Gomez, Hoh Tribe 

  • Brent Simcosky, Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe 

  • Nick Pierre, Kalispel Tribe 

  • Laurel Robinson, Klamath Tribe 

  • Jennifer Dickison, Kootenai Tribe 

  • Francis Charles, Lower Elwha S’Klallam Tribe 

  • Nickolaus D. Lewis, Lummi Nation 

  • Timothy Greene, Makah Tribe 

  • Jaison Elkins, Muckleshoot Tribe 

  • Ryan Oatman, Nez Perce Tribe 

  • Vacant, Nisqually Tribe 

  • Lona Johnson, Nooksack Tribe 

  • Hunter Timbimboo, NW Band of Shoshone Indians 

  • Jolene Sullivan, Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe 

  • Vacant, Puyallup Tribe 

  • Douglas Woodruff, Jr., Quileute Tribe 

  • Noreen Underwood, Quinault Nation 

  • Dana Matthews, Samish Tribe 

  • Tempest Dawson, Sauk-Suiattle Tribe 

  • Kim Coombs, Shoalwater Bay Tribe 

  • Claudia Washakie, Shoshone-Bannock Tribes 

  • Selene Rilatos, Siletz Tribe 

  • Denese LaClair, Skokomish Tribe 

  • Robert de los Angeles, Snoqualmie Indian Tribe 

  • Greg Abrahamson, Spokane Tribe 

  • Vacant, Squaxin Island 

  • Jill Malone, Stillaguamish Tribe 

  • Steve Kutz, Suquamish Tribe 

  • J.J. Wilbur, Swinomish Tribe 

  • Teri Gobin, Tulalip Tribes 

  • Aaron Hines, Umatilla Tribes 

  • Marilyn Scott, Upper Skagit Tribe 

  • E. Austin Greene, Conf. Tribes of Warm Springs 

  • Katherine Saluskin, Yakama Nation 

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