Angela Sears

Executive Director 

Angela Sears is an Oregon Native and proud member of the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde. She attended The University of Oregon and achieved a BS in Journalism and Communications. She worked four years as the Program Coordinator prior to her current position, and she continues to enjoy working in Tribal Philanthropy.

Phone: (503) 879-1401

Angela Schlappie

Program Coordinator

Angela is a proud Oregonian and Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde member. She has worked almost 19 years at Spirit Mountain Casino, including positions in Human Resources and Information & Technology. She is a motivated and skilled member of our Team!

Phone: (503) 879-1462


Marissa Leno

Administrative Assistant

Marissa has served the Grand Ronde tribe in various capacities for a number of years. She has an extensive background supporting tribal programs with direct customer service experience & she has been a wonderful addition to the Community Fund team!

Phone: (503) 879-1400

Jesse Knight

Grants Coordinator

Jesse Knight is member of the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde and has lived in Oregon most of his life. He served as an Administrative Assistant and Grants Coordinator in the recent past, and he is very happy to return to Tribal Philanthropy. 

Phone: (503) 879-1637