Sams III named founding executive director of Confederated Tribes


A new foundation created by the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation has a new director.

Charles F. Sams III has been named as the founding executive director for the Umatilla Tribal Community Foundation, said Lisa Ganuelas, tribal spokeswoman.

The new foundation will focus on building an endowment that can make grants to the tribal community to address a variety of issues.


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