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.

Employee Spotlight

Leslie Graff

By March 1, 2022 No Comments

What department do you work in and what is your job title? 

Victim Assistance Services/Victim of Crime Advocate

How long have you been employed by the Tribe?  5 years

What’s the best thing about your job?

Helping people and being part of a team

What’s the best thing about Kalispel Tribe?

Their vision and “family culture that is centered on humbleness and hospitality”

What does your workspace look like?

I work at the front desk area when you first walk into our building. It’s open enough to greet and assist anyone who comes in the front door but offers enough privacy to get work done. We try to make our office building warm and inviting to anyone who comes in.

Why did you want to come work for Kalispel Tribe?

Kalispel Tribe values its people, its employees, its community, and future generations.

What are your hobbies?

Honestly, most of my free time is spent trying to keep up with my two boys but I enjoy being on the water as much as possible during the summer or whenever it’s warm enough. Boating, swimming, skiing, fishing… I like anything you can do at a lake or river.

What inspires you?

The Word of God

What are the words you live by?

Our mistakes don’t define us. Mistakes are opportunities.

How do you define success?

Success isn’t about what you can get in this life but about what you give. Success is giving every day and everybody your best.

What is your favorite event that Kalispel Tribe puts on?

Pow Wow & Kalispel Summer Slam

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

Seek wisdom

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