Council lands in D.C. on first trip to capital since pandemic began; Chairman meets with President Biden

Chairman Bill Sterud meets with President Biden on Tuesday, Feb. 15, to discuss how the Investment, Infrastructure and Jobs Act can support ambitious new plans for the Tribe’s 200+ acres of port property. The meeting took place virtually due to COVID-19 concerns while the Chairman was on the first Tribal Council trip to the nation’s capital since the pandemic began. Chairman Sterud, Councilman James Rideout and Councilwoman Monica Miller are meeting with lawmakers, including Sen. Maria Cantwell, and key staff in the federal government. Tribal Financial and Economic Development Officer Matt Wadhwani and Government Relations Director Ehren Flygare accompanied the Councilmembers on their visit.