Muckleshoot Indian Tribe - Emergency Operational Services 

To assist in the efforts to decrease the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), the Muckleshoot Indian Tribe has declared a State of Emergency.  An emergency operations center has been opened to coordinate the services and supplies to help combat this virus.  Effective Wednesday, March 25th and until further notice, our departments will offer limited services and be open for limited hours

The Phillip Starr Building 
Open to the public on  Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 1pm to 5pm

The following departments will have on-site staff to assist you:

  1. Tribal Operations
  2. MailRoom/Reception
  3. Planning Department
  4. Construction Department (available by appointment)
  5. Enrollment
  6. Tribal Council Support Staff
  7. Student Incentive Program
  8. Wildlife
  9. General Services Department

Human Resource Building

Open to the public on Mondays and Fridays from 1pm to 5pm


Health Clinic - (253) 939-6648

Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Drive-up Pharmacy: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 8:00 am to 5:30 pm
(Please call ahead to see if your prescription is ready)
Purchase Orders: Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm


Housing Authority Building

Open to the public on Mondays and Fridays from 10am to 2pm


Tribal Court Building  Contact: Bobbie Jo Norton - (253) 876-3203

Hours of Operation: Monday thru Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm by phone and email
Days of Office Hours: - Open to the public in person at the court clerk’s office Tuesday and Thursday from 8:00 am to noon.

Legal aid clinic services are available telephonically. Call the Court Clerk’s office to set up a call.


Enrollment—Contact Cortney Rodarte 253-876-3196/ Melissa Calvert 253-876-3266

Hours of Operation: Available by email Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Days of Office Hours: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Main Email: Cortney.Rodarte@Muckleshoot.nsn.us; Melissa.Calvert@Muckleshoot.nsn.us


Finance Department

*Reminder-Muckleshoot Finance Mails All Checks!! To update address or personal information: There are forms by Finance Drop Box by front door; complete and turn in to the box. Have questions on updating address or signing up for direct deposit contact: Heather Evans Phone: 253-294-5375 or email: Heather.Evans@Muckleshoot.nsn.us


The Building Maintenance Department

Open to the public on Tuesdays & Thursdays from 8am to 12pm.
Building maintenance staff will be available by phone Monday thru Friday. Security staff will continue to be on-site 24/7.


The Public Works Department

Open for the following services:

Transfer Station – Contact Steve Daniels - (253) 876-3358

Steve.daniels@muckleshoot.nsn.us
Station Hours - Monday through Friday - 8:00 am to 4:00 pm

Public Works will do curbside garbage pick-up and commercial garbage pick-up from 8am to 12pm Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

Water Treatment Facility: Contact Misty Jones 253-876-2975
misty.jones@muckleshoot.nsn.us

Hours of Operation: Available by email and phone Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Days of Office Hours: Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm


Administrative Office - for Public Works is located at the water treatment facility.  Public Works will have staff at the office from 8am – 12pm so that Tribal members can drop off their water statements for payment or reimbursement.


Department of Education

Contact Information

The MIT Department of Education is reaching out to every family with a MIT enrolled K-12 student in Washington State to offer support. If a student is encountering barriers to accessing education resources due to the school closure, please call Cathy Calvert at the number listed below.

DEPT/PROGRAM NAME: Tribal Education Office
Tribal Education Officer, Joseph Martin or Assistant Tribal Education Officer, Cathy Calvert
Hours of Operation: Closed to the public. Available by email and phone Monday-Friday 8 am to 5 pm
Main Phone Number: Joseph Martin 253-261-2914 or Cathy Calvert 253-204-1013
Main Email: joseph.martin@muckleshoot.nsn.us or cathy.calvert@muckleshoot.nsn.us

DEPT/PROGRAM NAME: Muckleshoot Tribal School (MTS)

All are available by phone and email Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Contact Person: Superintendent, John Lombardi
Contact Information: john.lombardi@muckleshoot.com 206-965-0915
Elementary Principal: LaWonda Smith-Marshall
Contact Information: lawonda.smith@muckleshoot.com 253-294-0218
Secondary Principal and Technology Needs: Jay Hirst
Contact Information: 703-587-8506 jay.hirst@muckleshoot.com
Director of Student Services Heather Scheidt
Contact Information: 253-329-8178 heather.scheidt@muckleshoot.com

DEPT/ PROGRAM NAME: Adult and Higher Education /Scholarship:
Executive Director of Adult and Higher Education, Denise Bill
Contact Information: 253.876.3345 Email:denise.bill@muckleshoot.nsn.us

The following education programs will not have their offices open to the public but will offer phone and on-line services from 9am to 3pm Monday thru Thursday and 9am to 1pm on Fridays:

  • Muckleshoot Tribal School  
  • Elementary School
  • Middle School
  • High School
  • Adult and Higher Education       
  • Financial Aid/Scholarship
  • Tribal College - Closed (online classes only)
  • Tribal Education Office

Childcare Development Fund (CCDF) -Open on Wednesdays to accept time sheets

*** NOTE THE FOLLOWING DEPARTMENTS ARE CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE: ***

Muckleshoot Child Development Center (MCDC) - Closed

Birth to Three - Closed 

Muckleshoot Early Learning Academy (Head Start) – Closed

College and Career Education Opportunities - Closed


Elders Complex

Closed to the public

Staff will be onsite Monday thru Friday 9am to 3pm to for the following services:

  • Home Delivery Meal Program
  • Delivery of (Food Voucher, Kindling, Traditional Medicine, Toilet Paper, Sanitary Wipes, and Food Baskets)
  • Medical Transports Only

Family Resource Center - (253) 876-3336

ResourceDept@muckleshoot.nsn.us

Open on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm and

Tuesday and Thursday from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Services Available:

  • Delivery Preferred: Food Bank and Personal Hygiene Items
  • Emergency Assistance (Emergency, Fire, and Hospital)
  • April Commodes will be Delivered
  • Senior Assistance, Tax Fund Energy, and LIHEAP

Muckleshoot Child and Family Services (MCFS)

Contact Person: Mahogany Timmons, Ituau Atimalala, and Alexandra James

Hours of Operation: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm and Tuesday and Thursday from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Days of Office Hours: Not Open to the Public

Main Phone Number: (253)833-8782 Main Email: MCFSManagement@muckleshoot.nsn.us


The following buildings and departments are closed to the public until further notice:

  1. Youth Facilities
  2. Teen Center
  3. Family Support Center
  4. Emergency Management Building
  5. Veterans Building
  6. Language Building
  7. Cultural Arts Building
  8. Carving Shed
  9. Muckleshoot Child and Family Services Building
  10. Tribal Transit & Fleet Department
  11. Spritual Gathering Buildings