Rosalie came to the position of Housing Manager on March 5, 2018. She is a member of the SCIT and graduated from CMU in 1996. She has worked for the tribe for the past 16 years, most recently at Andahwod, the Tribe’s assisted living facility. Rosalie was with elder’s project since 2006 and worked very closely with the Elder Advisory Board to help them realize their vision for elder specific housing. Rosalie is the 14th child born into a family of seventeen siblings. She knows firsthand how important affordable, adequate, quality housing is to a community.
As the SCIT Housing Manager the main responsibility is to administer the annual grant awarded to the Tribe each year through the Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Act of 1996 (NAHASDA). In addition to managing the low-rent program on tribal trust lands the Housing department works with SCIT members to remove barriers to home ownership both on and off trust lands.