Brandie Buckless, M.P.H.

Senior Research Associate

Brandie Buckless has more than 10 years of experience in public health, community-based participatory research, evaluation, and technical assistance in partnership with American Indian communities, organizations, and programs. She is Bitterroot Salish and a first-generation descendant of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes of the Flathead Reservation in Montana.

Buckless has worked on several projects within JBA’s Tribal Evaluation practice area. She is currently a capacity building specialist through the Tribal Evaluation Institute. Prior to joining JBA, she worked for Salish Kootenai College as a faculty member and program evaluator in the Community Health and Development Department.

Buckless also has experience partnering with tribes and tribal programs to design, implement, and evaluate evidence-based cancer control initiatives through her work at the American Indian Cancer Foundation. She received an M.P.H. in community health promotion with a health disparities concentration from the University of Minnesota School of Public Health.