Planning Staff

Community Planner

Smoker Marchand

Institute of American Indian Arts


Smoker Marchand is the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Indian Reservation Community Planner.  Marchand grew up in the Colville Eastside Reservation in Omak, Washington, and went to elementary school at St. Mary's Mission.  Smoker attended The Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe, New Mexico. 


Marchand oversees community development projects for the CCT Planning Department, with particular emphasis on project management, parks planning, economic development planning, and tourism planning.  


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Office:  509.634.2573



Senior Economic Development Planner

Barney Ferguson

BA Urban & Regional Planning and American Indian Studies. Eastern Washington University. 2016


Barney Ferguson is the Colville Tribes Economic Development Specialist. Ferguson started work in May of 2016. Initially, Ferguson was brought on as a Grant Development Assistant in the Planning Department, but has transitioned into a Planning related role in the field of Economic Development.

Ferguson has worked in other various departments for the Colville Tribes during his off time from school including, Fish and Wildlife, Facility Maintenance, Information Technology, and CCT DOT. He was born and raised in Keller, Washington, and from there he went to high school in Wilbur. After graduating high school in 2011 he went onto College at Eastern Washington University and graduated in 2016. He is now married to his wife, Nicole Ferguson where they live in Grand Coulee Dam. 


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Phone:  509.634.2371






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Associate Planner 

John St. Pierre


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Confederates Tribes of the Colville Indian Reservation

PO BOX 150

Nespelem, WA 99155

P:  509.634.2570

F:  509.634.2579