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Debra Dumontier

MPA Adjunct Professor

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Currently serving as the Regional Fiduciary Trust Administrator (RTA)– Rocky Mountain, Pacific and Alaska Regions for the Office of the Special Trustee for American Indians (OST), Debra (Deb) L. DuMontier has served Indian Country for 23 years in various tribal and federal government capacities. She has extensive experience in Federal Indian law, regulations, and policy. Deb is a licensed attorney with the State of Montana and served as former legal counsel for the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes of the Flathead Nation, a large land-based Indian tribe located in Northwest Montana, fully exercising self-governance.  Deb was appointed to the Equal Justice Task Force by the Montana Supreme Court and served on legislative review workgroups for the Indian Land Consolidation Act Amendments and American Indian Probate Reform Act.