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					   Tribal Weatherization
   in Washington State:
 Creating Synergy by Partnering

           Julie Palakovich
  Weatherization Program Manager
DOE National Weatherization Conference
         December 10, 2007
             Housing Division
Creates sustainable, affordable housing for low-
   income households and persons with special
      needs; preserves and improves existing
    affordable housing; and assists vulnerable
  families and individuals with services to meet
            their basic housing needs.


 Housing        Office of     Housing        Housing
Trust Fund    Manufactured   Assistance   Improvement &
                Housing                    Preservation


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    Motivation for creating the
   Tribal Weatherization Project


 Native American population underserved
  according to census and weatherization
  data
 Standard model for weatherization service
  delivery not filling the tribal need

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                     Goals
 Develop government-to-government relationships
  with tribes in support of Washington’s Centennial
  Accord
 Coordinate meetings between tribes and local
  agency weatherization providers where needed
  and requested
 Develop weatherization technical skills within the
  tribes that will supplement Washington’s efforts
  in energy conservation through weatherization


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                   Commitment
 Weatherization Tribal Liaison
  o Full time staff person dedicated to working with tribes


 Budget includes
  o Liaison Position
  o Travel, trainings, and meetings
  o RFP for weatherization service delivery programs




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The Tribal Weatherization Project
 Explore new ideas
 Identify unique service delivery options
 Provide training for tribal staff
 Build partnerships with local
  weatherization providers and tribes
 Conservation education for tribal families
 Establish Tribal Weatherization Working
  Group


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Liaison Outreach to Tribal Leaders

 Sent a letter of introduction to Tribal Chair with
  copies to the Tribal Housing Authority and Tribal
  LIHEAP Coordinator
 Arranges meetings with each tribe as requested
 Schedule meetings with the local weatherization
  agencies
 Facilitates strategic planning meetings with tribe
  and local agency as requested




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                    Collaboration
 CTED
   o Other units in Housing Division and other CTED divisions
 Tribal Departments and Programs
   o Housing, LIHEAP Energy Assistance, Training
 Local Agency Programs
   o Weatherization, Energy Assistance
 Federal Departments and Programs
   o BPA, DOE, HHS, HUD
 Other Agencies and Organizations
   o Governor’s Office of Indian Affairs, NWIHA, ATNI, CTCLUSI




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Strategic Planning Meeting with Colville
          Confederated Tribes




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         Capacity Building
 CTED Tribal Weatherization Contract with
  Olympic Community Action Programs
 Olympic Community Action Programs
  mentoring Makah Tribal Weatherization
  Program
 Makah Tribal Weatherization Program
  building capacity to become
  weatherization contractor

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Makah Tribe and Local Agency
     Working Together




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Providing Technical Assistance




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Makah tribal weatherization crew
   member becomes teacher




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  Tribal Training Partnerships
CTED contracts with the Opportunity
  Council’s Building Performance Center to
  provide training to local weatherization
  service providers.
 CTED covers training registration fees
 Bonneville Power provides travel expenses
 Tribe provides staff time and expenses


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             Tribal Mobile Home Training
Collaboration between CTED, CTED, King County Housing
 Authority, Tribes, and Bonneville Power Administration




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Learning from peers




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Sharing weatherization techniques
         between tribes




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Light at the end of the tunnel




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 For more information, contact:

          Eunice Herren
Tribal Liaison for Weatherization
     CTED Housing Division
          P.O. Box 2525
   Olympia, WA 98504-2525

    Phone: 360-725-2949
 E-mail: euniceh@cted.wa.gov



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