Tribal Government

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Tribal Department

Adult Work Training

AWTP performs an assessment of skills, career exploration and goal evaluation to build on skills capacity and increase opportunities in attaining a position in the field of choice.

Dept Lead(s)
Name, Position
visit

Philip Starr Building 

39015-A 172nd Ave SE 

Auburn, WA 98092

Tribal Department

Community Services: Reception & Mailroom

Community Services is the core of the Tribe’s phone and mail services and we are all about good customer service.

Dept Lead(s)
Name, Position
visit

Philip Starr Building 

39015-A 172nd Ave SE 

Auburn, WA 98092

Tribal Department

Culture Division

The Muckleshoot Culture Division actively participates in and leads revitalization efforts in root elements of Muckleshoot Culture, expanding the cultural and intellectual property of the Muckleshoot Indian Tribe. We strive to create culturally relevant spaces for Muckleshoot ...

Dept Lead(s)
Name, Position
visit

Philip Starr Building 

39015-A 172nd Ave SE 

Auburn, WA 98092

Tribal Department

Department of Education

The mission of the Muckleshoot Department of Education is to provide a seamless educational pathway from birth through higher education in which the culture, history and language of the Muckleshoot people is integrated into every aspect and level of the education system.

Dept Lead(s)
Name, Position
visit

Philip Starr Building 

39015-A 172nd Ave SE 

Auburn, WA 98092

Tribal Department

Enrollment

To provide services to Enrolled Muckleshoot Tribal members and to those applying for Tribal membership. Staff also assists the Enrollment Committee and Tribal Council in maintaining the integrity of the Membership rolls.‍

Dept Lead(s)
Name, Position
visit

Philip Starr Building 

39015-A 172nd Ave SE 

Auburn, WA 98092

Tribal Department

Events

Events staff/Committee assists the Muckleshoot Indian Tribe with hosting our tribal/community events. We assist with preparations, outsource local companies, anything that involves hosting Tribal events and make things easier and less expensive for all Muckleshoot programs.

Dept Lead(s)
Name, Position
visit

Philip Starr Building 

39015-A 172nd Ave SE 

Auburn, WA 98092

Tribal Department

Family Resources

The Family Resource Center makes available certain emergency and other supportive assistance to any tribal member who is experiencing unexpected financial circumstances that affects his or her individual welfare or the welfare of their family.

Dept Lead(s)
Name, Position
visit

Philip Starr Building 

39015-A 172nd Ave SE 

Auburn, WA 98092

Tribal Department

Family Support Center

The Family Support Center provides a clean and sober environment for Tribal and community members to visit and/or attend support groups, classes and meetings to support our recovery family.

Dept Lead(s)
Name, Position
visit

Philip Starr Building 

39015-A 172nd Ave SE 

Auburn, WA 98092

Tribal Department

Finance Department

The Tribal Finance Department provides accounting and finance services to all programs in the Tribal Government.

Dept Lead(s)
Name, Position
visit

Philip Starr Building 

39015-A 172nd Ave SE 

Auburn, WA 98092

Tribal Department

Fisheries

Under Policy guidance from the Fish Commission, the Fisheries Division works toward protecting and enhancing the Tribe’s fisheries resources, their habitat, and access to those resources to satisfy the needs of tribal members and their future generations.

Dept Lead(s)
Name, Position
visit

Philip Starr Building 

39015-A 172nd Ave SE 

Auburn, WA 98092

Tribal Department

General Services

Provides janitorial and landscaping services for Tribal Government properties and elder lawn care for eligible enrolled Muckleshoot Tribal members.

Dept Lead(s)
Name, Position
visit

Philip Starr Building 

39015-A 172nd Ave SE 

Auburn, WA 98092

Tribal Department

Health & Wellness Center

The Muckleshoot Health & Wellness Center was built in 2005 and continues to help Tribal members on their path to wellness. We would like to thank the Health Committee and Council for all of their support in giving our team the tools we need to help our family stay healthy.

Dept Lead(s)
Name, Position
visit

Philip Starr Building 

39015-A 172nd Ave SE 

Auburn, WA 98092

Tribal Department

Housing Authority

The Muckleshoot Housing Authority provides housing and financial services to the community.

Dept Lead(s)
Name, Position
visit

Philip Starr Building 

39015-A 172nd Ave SE 

Auburn, WA 98092

Tribal Department

Human Resources

Muckleshoot Human Resources promotes open and safe communication along with establishing long-lasting and successful relationships. Our daily focus is on making a positive difference in the community and providing value to the organization. We accomplish this by delivering ...

Dept Lead(s)
Name, Position
visit

Philip Starr Building 

39015-A 172nd Ave SE 

Auburn, WA 98092

Tribal Department

Intergovernmental Affairs

The Intergovernmental Affairs Department (IGA) endeavors to support, facilitate, and maintain intergovernmental relationships between the Tribal Council and federal, state, and local governments.

Dept Lead(s)
Name, Position
visit

Philip Starr Building 

39015-A 172nd Ave SE 

Auburn, WA 98092

Tribal Department

Muckleshoot Child & Family Services (MCFS)

Through the development and collaborative efforts of support services, we strive to assist children in need of care while protecting the health, traditions, and security of the Muckleshoot Tribal Community.

Dept Lead(s)
Name, Position
visit

Philip Starr Building 

39015-A 172nd Ave SE 

Auburn, WA 98092

Tribal Department

Muckleshoot Community Center

The purpose of the community center is to foster community engagement, cultural preservation and provide a safe and inclusive cultural space for all community members.

Dept Lead(s)
Name, Position
visit

Philip Starr Building 

39015-A 172nd Ave SE 

Auburn, WA 98092

Tribal Department

Muckleshoot Language Program

The Muckleshoot Language Program is a team of Muckleshoot Language caretakers who are dedicated to the revitalization of bcqclšulucid.

Dept Lead(s)
Name, Position
visit

Philip Starr Building 

39015-A 172nd Ave SE 

Auburn, WA 98092

Tribal Department

Planning

The Planning Department's mission is to lead in the development of plans, policies and procedures pertaining to all aspects of community growth and development ─ and provide quality planning and implementation as well as administer policies and procedures fairly and accurately.

Dept Lead(s)
Name, Position
visit

Philip Starr Building 

39015-A 172nd Ave SE 

Auburn, WA 98092

Tribal Department

Police Department

Our mission is to provide professional, quality Law Enforcement services for the Muckleshoot Indian Tribal community and its guests. We strive to fulfill this obligation with conscientious and compassion-ate Deputies who are committed to reducing crime and enforcing laws that ...

Dept Lead(s)
Name, Position
visit

Philip Starr Building 

39015-A 172nd Ave SE 

Auburn, WA 98092

Tribal Department

Preservation

The mission of the Preservation Program is to identify, protect, preserve, document, and manage for past, present, and future generations the spiritual, cultural, and traditional treaty rights, resources, land, and values that are inherent to the Muckleshoot Tribe.

Dept Lead(s)
Name, Position
visit

Philip Starr Building 

39015-A 172nd Ave SE 

Auburn, WA 98092

Tribal Department

Property Acquisitions & Fee Land Management

This community development division acquires land for the Muckleshoot Indian Tribe at the direction of Tribal Council, places land in trust on behalf of the Tribe and individuals, and manages lands and properties not assigned to a specific program.

Dept Lead(s)
Name, Position
visit

Philip Starr Building 

39015-A 172nd Ave SE 

Auburn, WA 98092

Tribal Department

Public Works

Muckleshoot Public Works provides services such as solid waste transfer, firewood, ground maintenance, the Water Utility District, Sanitary Sewer and Storm Utility District, and engineering to the Muckleshoot Tribal Government and Tribal members.

Dept Lead(s)
Name, Position
visit

Philip Starr Building 

39015-A 172nd Ave SE 

Auburn, WA 98092

Tribal Department

Senior Center

The mission of the Muckleshoot Senior Services Program is to provide nutrition, cultural, and social quality services to Muckleshoot and eligible elders of 50 years of age and older.

Dept Lead(s)
Name, Position
visit

Philip Starr Building 

39015-A 172nd Ave SE 

Auburn, WA 98092

Tribal Department

Student Incentives & Rewards

Muckleshoot Student Incentives & Rewards reflects lessons learned from other governments which have recognized that financial rewards make a difference in retention and completion success rates for students.

Dept Lead(s)
Name, Position
visit

Philip Starr Building 

39015-A 172nd Ave SE 

Auburn, WA 98092

Tribal Department

Tomanamus Forest

The Tomanamus Forest is 104,999 acres owned by the Muckleshoot Indian Tribe (MIT) in King, Pierce, and Lewis counties. The property operates as a working, sustainable forest as well as providing educational, career, and recreational opportunities for Muckleshoot members.

Dept Lead(s)
Name, Position
visit

Philip Starr Building 

39015-A 172nd Ave SE 

Auburn, WA 98092

Tribal Department

Transportation

It is the mission of Muckleshoot Tribal Transit to provide safe, reliable transportation to all community members to vital destinations through established commuter routes and demand response services.

Dept Lead(s)
Name, Position
visit

Philip Starr Building 

39015-A 172nd Ave SE 

Auburn, WA 98092

Tribal Department

Tribal Court

The Muckleshoot Tribal Court administers the law pursuant to the Muckleshoot Code of Laws and subsequent Ordinances for the Muckleshoot Indian Tribe, its community, its people, and all persons, property, resources, and territories subject to its jurisdiction.

Dept Lead(s)
Name, Position
visit

Philip Starr Building 

39015-A 172nd Ave SE 

Auburn, WA 98092

Tribal Department

Trust Services

Trust Services provides local assistance to the Muckleshoot Indian Tribe, Tribal members, and trust landowners on issues that arise with the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) or the Bureau of Trust Funds Administration (BTFA).‍

Dept Lead(s)
Name, Position
visit

Philip Starr Building 

39015-A 172nd Ave SE 

Auburn, WA 98092

Tribal Department

Veteran Affairs

The Veteran Affairs Program is a governmental program of the Muckleshoot Indian Tribe that provides networking and assistance to veterans. Neither income nor age is a factor in determining eligibility to participate in the program.

Dept Lead(s)
Name, Position
visit

Philip Starr Building 

39015-A 172nd Ave SE 

Auburn, WA 98092

Tribal Department

Vital Statistics

To assist Muckleshoot Tribal Members/Community Members during their time of loss by providing financial assistance to help pay for funeral costs, as defined by policies. Travel Assistance provided to Muckleshoot Tribal Members to attend services for immediate family members ...

Dept Lead(s)
Name, Position
visit

Philip Starr Building 

39015-A 172nd Ave SE 

Auburn, WA 98092

Tribal Department

Wildlife

The goal of the Wildlife Program is to assist in the perpetuation of game resources within both the Point Elliott and Medicine Creek treaty reserved areas, and within traditional hunting areas for current and future generations of Muckleshoot Tribal members.

Dept Lead(s)
Name, Position
visit

Philip Starr Building 

39015-A 172nd Ave SE 

Auburn, WA 98092

Tribal Department

Youth Development Program

The mission of the Youth Development Program is to provide positive and healthy extracurricular, cultural activities and education that focus on leadership and promote positive self-image, sensitive topic awareness/ prevention, and life skills the program enables the children ...

Dept Lead(s)
Name, Position
visit

Philip Starr Building 

39015-A 172nd Ave SE 

Auburn, WA 98092

Community Services

Tribal Department

Adult Work Training

AWTP performs an assessment of skills, career exploration and goal evaluation to build on skills capacity and increase opportunities in attaining a position in the field of choice.

Dept Lead(s)
Name, Position
visit

Philip Starr Building 

39015-A 172nd Ave SE 

Auburn, WA 98092

Tribal Department

Events

Events staff/Committee assists the Muckleshoot Indian Tribe with hosting our tribal/community events. We assist with preparations, outsource local companies, anything that involves hosting Tribal events and make things easier and less expensive for all Muckleshoot programs.

Dept Lead(s)
Name, Position
visit

Philip Starr Building 

39015-A 172nd Ave SE 

Auburn, WA 98092

Tribal Department

Family Resources

The Family Resource Center makes available certain emergency and other supportive assistance to any tribal member who is experiencing unexpected financial circumstances that affects his or her individual welfare or the welfare of their family.

Dept Lead(s)
Name, Position
visit

Philip Starr Building 

39015-A 172nd Ave SE 

Auburn, WA 98092

Tribal Department

Family Support Center

The Family Support Center provides a clean and sober environment for Tribal and community members to visit and/or attend support groups, classes and meetings to support our recovery family.

Dept Lead(s)
Name, Position
visit

Philip Starr Building 

39015-A 172nd Ave SE 

Auburn, WA 98092

Tribal Department

General Services

Provides janitorial and landscaping services for Tribal Government properties and elder lawn care for eligible enrolled Muckleshoot Tribal members.

Dept Lead(s)
Name, Position
visit

Philip Starr Building 

39015-A 172nd Ave SE 

Auburn, WA 98092

Tribal Department

Muckleshoot Child & Family Services (MCFS)

Through the development and collaborative efforts of support services, we strive to assist children in need of care while protecting the health, traditions, and security of the Muckleshoot Tribal Community.

Dept Lead(s)
Name, Position
visit

Philip Starr Building 

39015-A 172nd Ave SE 

Auburn, WA 98092

Tribal Department

Muckleshoot Community Center

The purpose of the community center is to foster community engagement, cultural preservation and provide a safe and inclusive cultural space for all community members.

Dept Lead(s)
Name, Position
visit

Philip Starr Building 

39015-A 172nd Ave SE 

Auburn, WA 98092

Tribal Department

Senior Center

The mission of the Muckleshoot Senior Services Program is to provide nutrition, cultural, and social quality services to Muckleshoot and eligible elders of 50 years of age and older.

Dept Lead(s)
Name, Position
visit

Philip Starr Building 

39015-A 172nd Ave SE 

Auburn, WA 98092

Tribal Department

Student Incentives & Rewards

Muckleshoot Student Incentives & Rewards reflects lessons learned from other governments which have recognized that financial rewards make a difference in retention and completion success rates for students.

Dept Lead(s)
Name, Position
visit

Philip Starr Building 

39015-A 172nd Ave SE 

Auburn, WA 98092

Tribal Department

Transportation

It is the mission of Muckleshoot Tribal Transit to provide safe, reliable transportation to all community members to vital destinations through established commuter routes and demand response services.

Dept Lead(s)
Name, Position
visit

Philip Starr Building 

39015-A 172nd Ave SE 

Auburn, WA 98092

Tribal Department

Veteran Affairs

The Veteran Affairs Program is a governmental program of the Muckleshoot Indian Tribe that provides networking and assistance to veterans. Neither income nor age is a factor in determining eligibility to participate in the program.

Dept Lead(s)
Name, Position
visit

Philip Starr Building 

39015-A 172nd Ave SE 

Auburn, WA 98092

Tribal Department

Vital Statistics

To assist Muckleshoot Tribal Members/Community Members during their time of loss by providing financial assistance to help pay for funeral costs, as defined by policies. Travel Assistance provided to Muckleshoot Tribal Members to attend services for immediate family members ...

Dept Lead(s)
Name, Position
visit

Philip Starr Building 

39015-A 172nd Ave SE 

Auburn, WA 98092

Tribal Department

Youth Development Program

The mission of the Youth Development Program is to provide positive and healthy extracurricular, cultural activities and education that focus on leadership and promote positive self-image, sensitive topic awareness/ prevention, and life skills the program enables the children ...

Dept Lead(s)
Name, Position
visit

Philip Starr Building 

39015-A 172nd Ave SE 

Auburn, WA 98092

Culture & Sovereignty

Tribal Department

Culture Division

The Muckleshoot Culture Division actively participates in and leads revitalization efforts in root elements of Muckleshoot Culture, expanding the cultural and intellectual property of the Muckleshoot Indian Tribe. We strive to create culturally relevant spaces for Muckleshoot ...

Dept Lead(s)
Name, Position
visit

Philip Starr Building 

39015-A 172nd Ave SE 

Auburn, WA 98092

Tribal Department

Fisheries

Under Policy guidance from the Fish Commission, the Fisheries Division works toward protecting and enhancing the Tribe’s fisheries resources, their habitat, and access to those resources to satisfy the needs of tribal members and their future generations.

Dept Lead(s)
Name, Position
visit

Philip Starr Building 

39015-A 172nd Ave SE 

Auburn, WA 98092

Tribal Department

Muckleshoot Community Center

The purpose of the community center is to foster community engagement, cultural preservation and provide a safe and inclusive cultural space for all community members.

Dept Lead(s)
Name, Position
visit

Philip Starr Building 

39015-A 172nd Ave SE 

Auburn, WA 98092

Tribal Department

Muckleshoot Language Program

The Muckleshoot Language Program is a team of Muckleshoot Language caretakers who are dedicated to the revitalization of bcqclšulucid.

Dept Lead(s)
Name, Position
visit

Philip Starr Building 

39015-A 172nd Ave SE 

Auburn, WA 98092

Tribal Department

Preservation

The mission of the Preservation Program is to identify, protect, preserve, document, and manage for past, present, and future generations the spiritual, cultural, and traditional treaty rights, resources, land, and values that are inherent to the Muckleshoot Tribe.

Dept Lead(s)
Name, Position
visit

Philip Starr Building 

39015-A 172nd Ave SE 

Auburn, WA 98092

Tribal Department

Tomanamus Forest

The Tomanamus Forest is 104,999 acres owned by the Muckleshoot Indian Tribe (MIT) in King, Pierce, and Lewis counties. The property operates as a working, sustainable forest as well as providing educational, career, and recreational opportunities for Muckleshoot members.

Dept Lead(s)
Name, Position
visit

Philip Starr Building 

39015-A 172nd Ave SE 

Auburn, WA 98092

Tribal Department

Wildlife

The goal of the Wildlife Program is to assist in the perpetuation of game resources within both the Point Elliott and Medicine Creek treaty reserved areas, and within traditional hunting areas for current and future generations of Muckleshoot Tribal members.

Dept Lead(s)
Name, Position
visit

Philip Starr Building 

39015-A 172nd Ave SE 

Auburn, WA 98092

Education

Tribal Department

Department of Education

The mission of the Muckleshoot Department of Education is to provide a seamless educational pathway from birth through higher education in which the culture, history and language of the Muckleshoot people is integrated into every aspect and level of the education system.

Dept Lead(s)
Name, Position
visit

Philip Starr Building 

39015-A 172nd Ave SE 

Auburn, WA 98092

Government Operations

Tribal Department

Community Services: Reception & Mailroom

Community Services is the core of the Tribe’s phone and mail services and we are all about good customer service.

Dept Lead(s)
Name, Position
visit

Philip Starr Building 

39015-A 172nd Ave SE 

Auburn, WA 98092

Tribal Department

Enrollment

To provide services to Enrolled Muckleshoot Tribal members and to those applying for Tribal membership. Staff also assists the Enrollment Committee and Tribal Council in maintaining the integrity of the Membership rolls.‍

Dept Lead(s)
Name, Position
visit

Philip Starr Building 

39015-A 172nd Ave SE 

Auburn, WA 98092

Tribal Department

Finance Department

The Tribal Finance Department provides accounting and finance services to all programs in the Tribal Government.

Dept Lead(s)
Name, Position
visit

Philip Starr Building 

39015-A 172nd Ave SE 

Auburn, WA 98092

Tribal Department

Human Resources

Muckleshoot Human Resources promotes open and safe communication along with establishing long-lasting and successful relationships. Our daily focus is on making a positive difference in the community and providing value to the organization. We accomplish this by delivering ...

Dept Lead(s)
Name, Position
visit

Philip Starr Building 

39015-A 172nd Ave SE 

Auburn, WA 98092

Tribal Department

Intergovernmental Affairs

The Intergovernmental Affairs Department (IGA) endeavors to support, facilitate, and maintain intergovernmental relationships between the Tribal Council and federal, state, and local governments.

Dept Lead(s)
Name, Position
visit

Philip Starr Building 

39015-A 172nd Ave SE 

Auburn, WA 98092

Tribal Department

Police Department

Our mission is to provide professional, quality Law Enforcement services for the Muckleshoot Indian Tribal community and its guests. We strive to fulfill this obligation with conscientious and compassion-ate Deputies who are committed to reducing crime and enforcing laws that ...

Dept Lead(s)
Name, Position
visit

Philip Starr Building 

39015-A 172nd Ave SE 

Auburn, WA 98092

Tribal Department

Tribal Court

The Muckleshoot Tribal Court administers the law pursuant to the Muckleshoot Code of Laws and subsequent Ordinances for the Muckleshoot Indian Tribe, its community, its people, and all persons, property, resources, and territories subject to its jurisdiction.

Dept Lead(s)
Name, Position
visit

Philip Starr Building 

39015-A 172nd Ave SE 

Auburn, WA 98092

Health & Wellness

Tribal Department

Health & Wellness Center

The Muckleshoot Health & Wellness Center was built in 2005 and continues to help Tribal members on their path to wellness. We would like to thank the Health Committee and Council for all of their support in giving our team the tools we need to help our family stay healthy.

Dept Lead(s)
Name, Position
visit

Philip Starr Building 

39015-A 172nd Ave SE 

Auburn, WA 98092

Housing & Construction

Tribal Department

Housing Authority

The Muckleshoot Housing Authority provides housing and financial services to the community.

Dept Lead(s)
Name, Position
visit

Philip Starr Building 

39015-A 172nd Ave SE 

Auburn, WA 98092

Tribal Department

Planning

The Planning Department's mission is to lead in the development of plans, policies and procedures pertaining to all aspects of community growth and development ─ and provide quality planning and implementation as well as administer policies and procedures fairly and accurately.

Dept Lead(s)
Name, Position
visit

Philip Starr Building 

39015-A 172nd Ave SE 

Auburn, WA 98092

Tribal Department

Property Acquisitions & Fee Land Management

This community development division acquires land for the Muckleshoot Indian Tribe at the direction of Tribal Council, places land in trust on behalf of the Tribe and individuals, and manages lands and properties not assigned to a specific program.

Dept Lead(s)
Name, Position
visit

Philip Starr Building 

39015-A 172nd Ave SE 

Auburn, WA 98092

Tribal Department

Public Works

Muckleshoot Public Works provides services such as solid waste transfer, firewood, ground maintenance, the Water Utility District, Sanitary Sewer and Storm Utility District, and engineering to the Muckleshoot Tribal Government and Tribal members.

Dept Lead(s)
Name, Position
visit

Philip Starr Building 

39015-A 172nd Ave SE 

Auburn, WA 98092

Tribal Department

Trust Services

Trust Services provides local assistance to the Muckleshoot Indian Tribe, Tribal members, and trust landowners on issues that arise with the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) or the Bureau of Trust Funds Administration (BTFA).‍

Dept Lead(s)
Name, Position
visit

Philip Starr Building 

39015-A 172nd Ave SE 

Auburn, WA 98092