(Confederated Salish & Kootenai Tribes)
Ms. Albert brings with her over 20 years experience in executive management of non-profits, philanthropy, business, Indian gaming, and Tribal education. Most recently, she has served as Executive Director of Salish Kootenai College Foundation, where under her leadership and strategic planning efforts, the organization was transformed to ensure the future of the tribal college through capital fundraising efforts, collaborative partnerships, and legacy initiatives.
Angelique has dedicated her professional career in service to tribal communities and creating positive impacts. Prior to her work at the American Indian Graduate Center, Ms. Albert has served as the Executive Director of Salish Kootenai College Foundation where she was instrumental in planning, implementing the successful launch of their first $20 million capital campaign. She served as Associate Director of the National American Indian Business Leaders Organization, the only American Indian non-profit solely dedicated to empowering business students in the United States. She has served in various roles in philanthropy, including Lead Native American Program Officer for the Beaumont Foundation of America, and External Grant Reviewer for the Case Foundation. Ms. Albert’s early career began by serving her own tribe as a Legal Intern, Court Appointed Special Advocate, and Chief Juvenile Probation Officer.
Additionally, she has served as a board member for the Potlatch Fund, a Native led nonprofit that provides grants and leadership development in Tribal communities throughout Washington, Idaho, Oregon and Montana. Ms. Albert also served as a board member of S&K Gaming, LLC, one of the Tribal corporations owned by the Confederated Salish & Kootenai Tribes.
In addition to her time working for others over the past twenty years, Ms. Albert has served as a business consultant, owned an art gallery, and is a national award-winning native artist. She is the proud mother to three boys and two grandsons. She holds strong to her cultural beliefs and the dream of empowering people through social inclusion, economic progress, and education. Ms. Albert stated “ I believe education is essential to our self-sufficiency as tribal people.”
Ms. Albert is an enrolled member of the Confederated Salish & Kootenai Tribes and a graduate of Salish Kootenai College with a BA in Human Services and Gonzaga University with an MBA in American Indian Entrepreneurship.
Email Angelique or call (505) 881-4584 ext.112 (Toll Free 1-800-628-1920).