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Senior Economic Development Planner

Barney Ferguson

Bachelor of Arts (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



Hayley Cohen

Bachelor of Arts (BA) Washington State University 

Masters Certificate, University of Colorado

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Phone:  509.634.2559


Associate Planner 

John St. Pierre

​Bachelor of Arts (BA), Whitworth University 

John St. Pierre is the CCT Planning Associate Planner, and specializes in Land Use Planning and federal processes related to the BIA and Natural Resources.

Prior to joining the CCT Planning family, Mr. St. Pierre was the BIA Superintendent for the Colville Tribes, the Spokane Tribe and the Fort Belknap Tribe in Montana.  Additionaly, Mr. St. Pierre was the Colville Tribes Natural Resource Director, and Small Businesses Manager for the Colville Tribal Federal Corporation (CTFC).  

And Mr. St. Pierre is a father, grandfather and prolific hunter.


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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