Childhood Early Learning Programs
Jul 07, 2020 7:00 AM
Kimberlee Anderson - Samish Tribal Administrator
Childhood Early Learning Programs

Kimberlee Anderson joined the Samish Indian Nation administration staff as the Tribal Administrator where she co-manages with the General Manager all Samish tribal government affairs. She comes with wealth of experience in managing federal, state, and private grants and recently held the position as the Grants and Contracts Officer of the Metlakatla Indian Community for the past seven years.

Several of her biggest accomplishments in recent years is obtaining funding to extend Samish Indian Nation’s Head Start program and obtaining major renovation funding for the Samish Longhouse playground and interior upgrades for health and safety, and expanding Samish’s Elders Program. 

Kimberlee was adopted and raised in Metlakatla on the Annette Island Reserve, the only recognized Indian Reservation in Alaska and is a graduate from Alaska Pacific University with a Bachelor of Administration with emphasis on International Finance.

Kimberlee is a proud mother of four amazing boys, a beautiful daughter-in-law and two lovely granddaughters, and she has a deep-rooted foundation for family, community, and tribal culture.