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

Doctor of Education (Ed.D) Organizational Leadership, Pepperdine University, exp. 2024. 

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

Marchand was most previously the Colville Tribes Senior Transportation Planner, and was a strong advocate for the Colville Tribes in tribal transportation, serving on the Washington Traffic Safety Commission (WTSC), Tribal Traffic Safety Advisory Board (TTSAB), and was nominated by the Colville Business Council (CBC) for membership on the Tribal Transportation Coordinating Committee (TTPCC), which is the primary policy advisory body for tribal transportation in the United States.

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

Administrative Assistant Senior 

Briana Stanger 


.Briana Stanger is the CCT Planning Administratieve Assistant Senior.  In this capacity, she is essentially the Departments Office Manager.


Contact Info


Office:    (509) 634-2575


Print Shop Assistant
Brittany Moreno

Brittany Moreno is the Planning Department’s Print Shop 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