Rylee Desautel

Associate Grants Officer

Rylee Desautel, a member of the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation located in Washington State and is an Associate Grants Officer for NAAF. She previously worked in her tribal accounting department as well as their fire management program.  

Rylee graduated from Eastern Washington University with a Bachelor of Science in Professional Accounting as a first-generation college student. Her goal is to obtain an MBA in American Indian Entrepreneurship from Gonzaga University in the coming years. Rylee was born and raised in Inchelium, WA on the Colville Indian Reservation, and is currently residing in Spokane, WA. Her father is the fourth generation on a family allotment which fostered her passion for land preservation and management in Indian Country. 

Rylee enjoys staying active, spending time with family/friends, and travelling!