Join the many Northwest tribal housing staff, advocates, and other organizations on Tuesday, May 7 through Thursday, May 9, for our Spring Conference.  Housing Staff and BOC/Council member are sure to benefit from this speicial event.

In addition to our regular business meeting on Tuesday morning, we will be having a peer group discussion where you can open topics you want to share with your fellow housing professionals.

In the afternoon US Census Bureau Tribal Relations Specialist (and Quinault tribal member) Alaina Capoeman will be providing a special presentation and training workshop on the TIGERWeb, a powerful tool with many uses such as development planning, environmental reviews, and grant applications. Click HERE for more information.

Wednesday and Thursday Zoe LeBeau & Brigid Korce will be presenting a special training for both housing staff and BOC/Council members: "Developing and Implementing a Supportive Housing Services Program", including pertinent rules, regulations, and best practices. Northwest projects will be used to highlight this training.

For complete Agenda, click on the link at the top of the opening page.
7 Cedars Resort
Sequim, WA
Date & Time
May 7-9, 2024, 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
 Hotel Information 
7 Cedars Hotel and Casino offers comfort-driven accommodations, expansive gaming, four dining venues, live entertainment, expanded RV amenities, and an award-winning golf course, making 7 Cedars the perfect place to relax after all your Olympic Peninsula adventures.
(NWIHA Room Block expires April 21st)
We are very fortunate to have three very qualified speakers for both our main day presentation and our training.  

Our Main Day (Tuesday) presentation will be a two-part training related how tribes can access and use Census Bureau information for their unique purposes. The first half will be a Census 101 providing introductory information, and the second half will be a look at the Topologically Integrated Geographic Encoding and Referencing (TigerWeb) database.

Using local (Northwest) examples of successful programs, our training Wednesday and Thursday is designed for both Housing Staff and BOC/Council members. Trainers Zoe LeBeau & Brigid Korce of Beaux Simone Consulting will be covering all aspects of defining the need, developing, and implementing a Supportive Housing Services Program, including the pertinent rules, requirements, and best practices.
Alaina Capoeman
Tribal Partnership Specialist
US Census Bureau
Alaina Capoeman is a citizen of the Quinault Nation. Her mother is LynDee Wells (Gros Ventre and Little Shell Chippewa) and her father is Felix Capoeman (Quinault and Hoopa). She is a regalia maker, dancer and canoe puller/skipper. Alaina has a BA from The Evergreen State College and will graduate with an MBA in American Indian Entrepreneurship from Gonzaga University May 2024. She has served two decennial census tours with the Tribal Partnership Program. She joined the Tribal Relations Program July 2023 and is based out of Washington state. Her coverage areas include Alaska, Washington, Idaho, Oregon, Nevada, California and Hawaii.
Zoe LeBeau
BeauxSimone Consulting
In her 25-year career, Zoe has worked on over 2,000 units of housing that range from transitional, permanent supportive, multi-family affordable and homeownership. Zoe has developed multiple programs including the Women In Construction Training Project, which trains low-income women and men of color to build homeless housing and helps them get jobs in the construction field. Zoe plays a national role in public policy work to secure more funding for supportive housing. She recently was a leading force behind a pilot project to bring new operating and services dollars to Indian Country to help house homeless veterans (HUD Tribal VASH).

Brigid Korce
beauxsimone consulting
​​​​Brigid is committed to affordable housing as a way to build equity, stability, and health for all and has significant direct service and program management experience. From 2014 through 2021, Brigid worked for a Southwest Colorado housing non-profit, working with federal and state-funded housing programs including CoC, VASH, Housing Counseling, Housing Choice Vouchers, CSBG, CDBG, ESG, and affordable housing development that resulted in a Permanent Supportive Housing development called Espero Apartments.

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