Executive Director, Chief Seattle Club
Derrick Belgarde is an enrolled member of the Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians of Oregon, and also Chippewa-Cree from Rocky Boy Montana. Derrick is currently the Executive Director of the Chief Seattle Club, a day-center that assists urban Native Americans. He serves on the boards of Community Roots Housing and DESC, and on the Housing Development Consortium (HDC). He completed his undergraduate in Public Affairs magna cum laude, and went on to complete his Master’s in Public Administration, both at Seattle University. He is a proud father of three and is married to the wonderful Lua Belgarde.