Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes
“Our main goal is family stability and self-sufficiency and we feel through work that we can get there.”
– Arlene Templer, Director, Department of Human Resource Development, Confederated Salish & Kootenai Tribes
...In 1998, the CSKT Tribal Council took action, taking advantage of Public Law 102-477 to integrate the assorted programs and services aimed at empowering the Tribes’ members into a single entity: the Department of Human Resource Development (DHRD). The Council’s rationale for taking this drastic step was straightforward: the Tribes could design their own holistic approach to addressing the issues and removing the obstacles that were preventing some of their people from becoming productive, contributing members of Flathead reservation society. At the same time, by pooling all of its available resources into a single departmental basket, it would be better positioned to make strategic decisions about how to best allocate those resources efficiently, effectively, and with maximum impact...
CONNECT: Arlene Templer, Director, Department of Human Resource Department, Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes, Arlene.Templer@cskt.org
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Workforce Development: CONFEDERATED SALISH AND KOOTENAI TRIBES