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

Jeron Konkright

By May 10, 2022 No Comments

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

I work for the Camas Early Learning Center as the program manager.

How long have you been employed by the Kalispel Tribe?

I have been employed with the Kalispel Tribe for approximately almost seven years.

What’s the best thing about your job?

What I love about my job is that no two days are the same.  I also enjoy getting to know and interact with many of our families in the community.

What’s the best thing about Kalispel Tribe?

I appreciate how supportive and engaging the Kalispel Tribe is.  The amount of services the Kalispel Tribe offers is incredible.

What does your workspace look like?

I share an office with my director and two administrative assistants.  Our workspace changes daily depending on the tasks.

What has been of the proudest moment working for the Kalispel Tribe?

The one that resonates with me is being recognized by the Kalispel Tribe as a volunteer for the CASA program, this one sits at the top of my list.

What or who inspires you?

My inspiration is seeing the children that I’ve had the opportunity to work with succeed and become exceptional young men and women in our community.

Fill in the blank: I once met?

NBA All-Star Clay Thompson at Hoopest in 2012

How do you define success?

Success to me is constant work in progress.  Always to continue towards perfecting your craft, whatever it may be.

What is your favorite event that Kalispel Tribe puts on?

The Kalispel Tribe has many events but my favorites are the Pow Wow and the Tree of Healing Conference.

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

Patience, Empathy, Compassion, and Drive.

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