Tribal Gaming Agency
The Kalispel Tribal Gaming Agency is the regulatory body that works on behalf of the Kalispel Tribe of Indians. TGA protects the assets of the Kalispel Tribe of Indians through regulatory compliance and enforcement; to ensure the honesty, integrity and safety of Northern Quest Resort & Casino employees and patrons.
- Licensing-Staff perform pre-employment and on going background screening for issuance of a license or issuance of a work permit for all tribally owned businesses.
- Internal Audit-Responsible for regulatory compliance through the performance of independent, objective audits and reviews of all activities under the Kalispel Tribe of Indians.
- Agents-Tribal Gaming Agents perform regular compliance checks, investigate complaints or customer disputes and aim to limit losses and liabilities through a combination of prevention and monitoring to preserve the integrity of the gaming floor.
Shantel Nydegger, Executive Director
Ryan Francis, Tribal Gaming Agent Manager
Ben McDonald, Compliance & Internal Audit Manager
Abdean Smith, Licensing Manager
Nikki Bigsmoke, Licensing Agent
Nick Roberts, Licensing Agent
Licensing Office Hours
Monday – Friday 8 am – 4 pm
Closed daily from noon -12:45 pm and all tribal holidays
The Licensing entrance is located on the north side of the Human Resources Building
TGA Casino Hours
24 hours a day, 7 days a week