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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

NCAIED 40 under 40 Recipient 

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. Additionally, during this time, he was on the Futurewise Board of Directors for a term.

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​


Office Assistant Senior
Sheileyna Freidlander

As the Office Assistant Senior at CCT Planning, Sheileyna Friedlander is dedicated to ensuring the smooth and efficient operation of the workplace.  With a keen eye for detail and a passion for organization, she strives to create an environment that fosters productivity and collaboration.

In her previous roles, she successfully worked in administrative departments, including Downtown Spokane Partnership and CCT Voc. Rehab., CCT Gaming Commission.


She is Currently Enrolled in SCC for Business.  Outside of work and school, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, beading, practicing guitar, hunting, fishing, and creating while carrying out various random hobbies.


She believes in maintaining a healthy work-life balance, and this passion is reflected in her approach to creating a positive and engaging atmosphere in the office.


As the Office Assistant Senior, she is dedicated to supporting the team, fostering a productive work environment, and contributing to the overall success of CCT Planning.


Contact Info

Phone: (509) 634-2570


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