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Administrative Staff

Planning Director

William J. Marchand


Bachelor of Arts (BA) Liberal Arts, Evergreen State College, 2007,


Masters in Urban & Regional Planning (MURP), Eastern Washington University, 2014 

Executive Graduate Certificate, Tribal Planning, Eastern Washington University, 2014


Masters in Public Administration (MPA), Tribal Governance, Evergreen State College, 2020

William Marchand is the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Indian Reservation Planning Director.  Marchand is the overall Administrator of the Colville Tribal Planning Department.  

During the Covid-19 pandemic (2020-2021), he was the Chairman of the Board of the Colville Tribe's Section 17 Corporation, which oversees the Tribe's business operations (Casinos, C-Stores and Timber Sales); with key achievements being navigating a sharp economic downturn, hazard pay for Casinos staff and unprecedented corporate profits/revenue.  Presently, Marchand is a member of the Futurewise Board of Directors; which administers the Growth Management Act (GMA) for the state of Washington.  

Prior to being hired as the Planning Director, Marchand held positions with US Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA), the Department of Homeland Security: Customs and Border Protection (DHS: CBP), the Bureau of Indian Affairs: Office of Self Governance (BIA: OSG), the Colville Tribal Gaming Commission (CTGC), the Federal Highways Administration (FHWA) and the Colville Tribes Department of Transportation (CCT: DOT).


Contact Info


Office:   509.634.2580​


Deputy Planning Director
Matthew Pleasants

Bachelor of Arts, Evergreen State College 


Masters in Business Administration (MBA), American Public University 


Matthew completed his Bachelors’ Degree in 2014 at The Evergreen State College and completed his Masters’ Degree at American Public University in Business Administration with an emphasis in finance. 


He currently serves as the Deputy Planning Director for the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation and coordinates with Tribal Programs in researching, developing of grant proposals and monitoring grants from Federal, Philanthropic, Private, and State organizations. Additionally, he works on economic planning to promote a sustainable economy for the Colville Indian Reservation and border communities.

Interests: Basketball (coaching at Lake Roosevelt High School Lady Raiders), Economic Development, Finance, Technology, Cryptocurrency, Small Business Development, and Minority Business Empowerment, E-sports


Contact Info


Phone:   (509) 634-2539

Staff Assistant
Brittany Moreno

Brittany Moreno is the Planning Department’s Staff Assistant. Prior to joining CCT Planning, she operated her own E-Commerce Printing Business since 2008.


She was raised on the Colville Indian Reservation since the age of 2, and attended Lake Roosevelt High School.  She graduated in 2006 at the age of 16 from Silkskin High school.


Attended and Graduated from Glen Dow Hair Academy of Design with Washington State License in Cosmetology and Manicuring in 2010.


She is the Mother of 2 beautiful daughters; One born 2012 and the other born in 2016. 


Contact Info


Office:  509.634.2570


Office Assistant Senior 
Ronnie Bell


Ronnie Bell is the Planning department's Office Assistant Senior. Prior to working with CCT planning, she worked at the Nespelem Senior Meal Site for six years, two of them as the Assistant cook and the last four years as the Head Cook/ Site Supervisor where she prepared meals for 70+ elders in the Nespelem area with the help of her staff. She completed her AAS-DTA (Associates of Arts and Science- Direct Transfer Agreement) 2-year Degree  at Wenatchee Valley Community College in Omak in 2022 while working full-time at the Nespelem Meal Site. Some of her interests are beading, cooking, driving in the mountains, fishing, and spending time with her family. She is excited to be a part of the CCT Planning program. 


Contact Info


Office:    (509) 634-2575


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