National Child Welfare Association

Alexis Contreras (Grand Ronde)

Project Coordinator

(503) 222-4044, ext. 132

Alexis Contreras (Grand Ronde) received her bachelor of science degree in sociology from Portland State University in 2011. She joined the NICWA support team in December 2011, where she works on projects in both the Government Affairs and Advocacy Department and the Community Development Department. Since 2006, she has been a member of the Grand Ronde Canoe Family, where she participates in many cultural events, including the annual Canoe Journey. She enjoys working with youth in the community and has volunteered at NAYA Family Center, her son’s elementary school, and her tribe.