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Planning Staff

Senior Planner
Hayley Cohen


Bachelor of Arts (BA) Washington State University 

Masters Certificate, University of Colorado

Contact Info


Phone:  509.634.2559


Senior Planner
Adam Amundson


Bachelor of Arts (BA) Eastern Washington University  


Adam Amundson is a CCT Senior Planner, and specializes in land use and building permits.  Adam is very humble in his position with the CCT Planning Department. 


Prior to joining the CCT Planning family, Mr. Amundson was a Dwight D. Eisenhower fellow while he attended Eastern Washington University (EWU).  He did a traffic safety study on Highway 155.  His study emphasized the inconsistency of data on the reporting of traffic fatalities happening on the reservation and did a poster presentation in Washington, D.C. 2015-2016.  In his report he emphasized on a low cost solution of installing chevrons on the sharp corners along SR 155 to warn drivers of sharp curves were ahead.    


Adam graduated from EWU in 2016.  In 2017 he went to work for the Coeur d’Alene Tribe as the Planning Technician, and was the Transportation Planner, Economic Development Planner and the Land Use Planner for the next five years after graduating EWU.  


Adam was in charge of the Coeur d’Alene Tribes, National Tribal Transportation Facilities Inventory (NTTFI), annual inventory updates of conditions of roads, trails and bridges. Five (5) year update to the Long Range Transportation Plan 2018, did the semi-annual narrative reports both for the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), and Department of Commerce (EDA), Five (5) year update: 2020 Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS).

Contact Info


Phone:  509.634.2530


Associate Planner
Ronnie Bell


Ronnie Bell is the Planning department's Associate Planner. 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 began her tenure with CCT Planning as an OA Senior and now occupies the Associate Planner role for the Department.  


Contact Info


Office:    (509) 634-2575


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