Ellie Bundy is the Presiding Officer of the Montana Missing Indigenous Persons Task Force. She currently serves as a tribal council member and Secretary for the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes of the Flathead Indian Reservation. Prior to taking her council seat, Ellie served as a Board Commissioner for the Salish Kootenai Housing Authority and a Utility Board Member for Mission Valley Power. She was appointed to Montana’s Missing Indigenous Persons Task Force in June of 2019. She also works with the local CSKT Missing & Murdered Indigenous Persons Work Group and is a key member of the team working to develop CSKT’s Tribal Community Response Plan to better address MMIP response efforts.
Ellie spent most of her professional career with Salish Kootenai College and the National Indian School Board Association (N.I.S.B.A.). She most recently served as the Development Director for the SKC Foundation. Other roles at SKC included Director of Scholarship Acquisition & Distribution, Director of Career Services, Campus Emergency Response Team (CERT), Behavioral Intervention Team (BIT), and Title IX Investigations. She is alumni of SKC, having earned degrees in Office Professions, Information Technology, Business Administration/Entrepreneurship, Emergency Services, and Hazardous Materials/Environmental Remediation