Ethics and the

    Columbia River Treaty

    Righting Historic Wrongs

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     D.R. Michel

     Upper Columbia United Tribes - Executive Director

Upper Columbia United Tribes-Executive Director of a five inter-tribal organization with membership including the Colville Confederated Tribes, Coeur d’ Alene Tribe, Kalispel Tribe, Kootenai Tribe of Idaho and Spokane Tribe. DR Represents the UCUT in regional fish and wildlife processes and forums.

DR has served for several years on the Colville Business Council-Inchelium District.  DR was appointed Chairman and Vice-Chairman to the Natural Resource Committee. Provided leadership in the Teck Cominco litigation, FCRPS Biological Opinion for the Columbia River, Harvest Agreement between the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife and the Colville Confederated Tribes (Non-treaty harvest allocation), Chief Joseph Dam Hatchery Steering Committee, FCRPS Interim Spill Gap funding for Colville Confederated Tribes Fish and Wildlife projects, and the mid-Columbia Habitat Conservation Plans.

For an interview with D.R. Michel, click here.