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Planning Staff

Senior Planner


Bachelor of Arts (BA), Whitworth University 

John St. Pierre is the CCT Planning Senior Planner/Land Use and Shoreline Administrator, and specializes in Land Use Planning and federal processes related to the Bureau of Indian affairs (BIA) and Natural Resources.  He was instrumental in the completion of the Colville Tribes first Integrated Resource Management Plan (IRMP), serving as the coordinator on those efforts.

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.

Contact Info



Phone:  (509) 978-9034

Senior Planner
Hayley Cohen


Bachelor of Arts (BA) Washington State University 

Masters Certificate, University of Colorado

Contact Info


Phone:  509.634.2559


Associate Planner

Adam Amundson 


Bachelor of Arts (BA) Eastern Washington University  


Adam Amundson is the CCT Associate 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


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