Liz Mueller, Member
Liz Mueller has over 20 years of insight and expertise in working with Tribal related affairs. She serves in the elected capacity as the Vice Chair of the Jamestown S'Klallam Tribe. She is the Director of the Jamestown S'Klallam Tribe Social Services Division, and she has been instrumental in the development of their 24 programs. Liz has been a member of Washington State DSHS Indian Policy Advisory Committee since it was formed in 1989, and she is the current chair of that committee. She also chairs the Washington State DSHS Indian Child Welfare Committee. She has extensive knowledge of State-Tribal relations and the positive benefits that come from collaborative work.
Liz also has extensive experience working with issues related to Native American children in the child welfare system. She brings a high level of understanding and passion regarding Washington State's effort to reduce disproportionality of children of color in the child welfare system.