Established in 2003 by the 
Indian Tribes of Washington State 
with support from WSDOT

The TTPO would like to introduce you to our current organization officers.  The TTPO is comprised of a President, Vice Presidents, Secretary, and Treasurer.  WSDOT representatives also play an important role in the organization.  
DEZERAE HAYES, PhD-ABD, Director of Transportation
Ms. Hayes, Transportation Director for the Muckleshoot Indian Tribe and a Quinault tribal member, has a MBA in Business and Public Administration, a Graduate Level Executive Certificate in Tribal Planning; and is currently a PhD-ABD. Having created Muckleshoot DOT from the ground up with the support of Muckleshoot Tribal Council and Executive Management, Ms. Hayes now has four programs housed in MIT-DOT.
2018 TTPO Officers
ANGELENA CAMPOBASSO, MURP, CCT DOT Senior Transportation Planner
Ms. Campobasso, Senior Transportation Planner and tribal member for the Colville Confederated Tribes, has a Master in Science for Urban & Regional Planning/Public Admin. with an emphasis on Tribal Planning.  She is a two-time Eisenhower Fellow Award recipient with 12- years experience focused mostly with Region 10 Tribes.    
ANNETTE NESSE, Chief Operations Officer
​Mrs. Nesse, Chief Operations Officer for the Jamestown S'Klallam Tribe, has been working in Tribal Planning for 20 years in Washington State. She has vast experience in tribal program management, grant writing, FHWA programmatic agreements, construction management, and housing.    
(360)466-7316 / Cell: (360) 739-8653
KERI CLEARY, Transportation Planner
Mrs. Cleary, Associate Planner for the Swinomish Indian Tribe, has been working in Tribal Planning for 12 years in Washington State. She has diverse experience having worked with four unique tribes during her career with experience in transit, TTP management, ER management, permitting and safety.
Megan Nicodemus

Megan Cotton and Megan Nicodemus are the Washington State Department of Transportation Tribal liaisons.  Their mission is to assist in the maintenance and betterment of the required coordination, consultation, and collaboration between WSDOT and the many tribes in Washington State.  They are both well-respected tribal transportation experts with years of experience and dedicated service to the State and Tribes.    
Megan Cotton


Next Quarterly TTPO Meeting:
Date:  September 3, 2019
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
September 4, 2019
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Host:  Swinomish  Indian 
Tribal Community

Swinomish Casino & Lodge
12885 Casino Drive
Anacortes, WA  98221


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