Department Head of Natural Resources,
Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes
Rich Janssen Jr. is an enrolled Pend O’Reille Tribal Member of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes. He has spent his entire career with the Tribes, the last five as the Department Head of Natural Resources, which includes over 143 employees within the Divisions of Environmental Protection, Fish, Wildlife, Recreation and Conservation, and Water. Mr. Janssen has an undergraduate degree from the University of Montana (Missoula) 1993, and a Masters of Business Administration from Gonzaga University (2007). Mr. Janssen is married with two grown children, and his Bulldog “Dottie.” Please find more information at www.cskt.org.