The Kalispel Tribe owns and operates more than a dozen businesses and enterprises in and around the Pend Oreille area.

We believe in building a strong community and our economic development opportunites emphasize our commitment to the land and people.

Tribal Member Spotlight

Sylvia Meshell

By March 10, 2021 No Comments

Sylvia Meshell

I work at the Kalispel Tribal finance department as the event coordinator.

What’s the best thing about your job?

Planning holiday parties 😊

What’s the best thing about Kalispel Tribe?

The Kalispel Tribe does the best they can not only for the tribal members but also for the employees.

What does your workspace look like?

I have my own office, lots of pictures of everyone on my walls, friends, relatives, and family 😊

What’s been one of your proudest moments working at Kalispel Tribe?

That I will be here in my current job for 19 years in May

What do you like to do when you’re not at the office?

Casino hopping !!…..or just chill at home

Fill in the blank: I once met…


How do you define success?

You don’t define success……………….you wake up, that’s success….you have a job, that’s success… have kids, that’s success………..everything in every day is a success

What is your favorite event that Kalispel Tribe puts on?

4th of July !!!

What advice would you give to younger Tribal members?

Be yourself, listen to yourself, set a goal, and work towards that goal…….good things take time

What are five words (or less) of advice for others in your profession?

Laugh and enjoy 😊