TAALA FUND, a Native led 501c3 non-profit organization, is a  Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI).  

CDFI's are financial institutions that focus on personal lending and business development efforts in local communities.

CDFIs can receive federal funding through the U.S. Department of the Treasury.

As a nonprofit organization, contributions to Taala Fund are tax deductible.

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TAALA FUND

(360)276-0118

PO Box 702

Taholah, WA   98587

Website by WolfStar Productions

HOURS: 

8:00 am - 4:30pm

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Board of Governors

Taala Fund is governed by a board of governors.  Officers include the President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer; and one board member may include two of the officer positions.  The governing board has established a loan committee, and has a standing Executive Committee.  The board meets quarterly and the loan committee meets on a monthly basis and as needed.  

Now Meet our staff

Tracy Anderson, President

Tracy has served 10 years in the banking industry as senior mortgage and consumer loan underwriter and as AVP, consumer credit manager.  Tracy also worked two years as finance manager for an auto dealership and two years as an espresso shop owner.  Tracy has the business and lending experience to serve on the board and loan committee.  She also has the expertise to provide specialized training for Taala Fund customers.  The bank Tracy works for is the only branch on the Quinault reservation.

David Montgomery, Vice President/Treasurer

David Montgomery has a double major in accounting and business.  David is the budget officer for the Quinault Indian Nation and implemented a performance/priority based budget process that received international attention.  He's also served as director of communications, creative specialist(graphic design), and hospitality management intern.  David was also the Financial Vice President of his college's student body funds.  David is a Quinault Tribal member.

Edcelena James, Secretay

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Francis Rosander, Board Member

Francis is Taala Fund's elder and long-time business man.  Francis has been a fisherman, associated judge, fisheries program director, farmer, trucker, police officer, mechanic, cedar salvager, and other business ventures.  Francis has an Associate of Arts degree and he's been trained as a policeman and judge.  Francis provides historical knowledge about the Quinault economy.  Francis has served on the Quinault Nation Enterprise Board and on the Fish and Game Commission.

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OUR MISSION:

 To promote private business development and build assets on the Quinault Indian Reservation and among Quinault tribal members, improving the quality of life for its people and communities.