Nicole Callahan has joined our team to manage our Flathead Reservation mentoring program, that will be led by local Indigenous leaders with cultural expertise. Nicole is passionate about serving tribal children and families and is always seeking ways to generate positive outcomes. Nicole is an enrolled Bitterroot Salish tribal member with more than 7 years of experience working in the tribal foster care system as both a case worker and manager, and currently serves as a board member for Snqweylmistn. Nicole has previous work experience in Early Childhood Services and the Behavioral Health Program in the Tribal Health Department. Nicole graduated from Salish Kootenai College with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and is pursuing a Master of Social Work from Walla Walla University. Nicole recognizes that children are the most valuable and precious resource of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes.
In her spare time, Nicole enjoys cheering her own children on throughout their extracurricular activities including softball, volleyball, and wrestling. Nicole also loves reading, baking, crafting and exploring the great outdoors with her family.