Bobbi J. Favel, J.D., is an enrolled member of the Chippewa Cree Tribe of the Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation in north-central Montana. She received her Juris Doctor from the University of Montana School of Law and her undergraduate degree in Forest Resource Management from the University of Montana. Bobbi is also a proud alumnus of Stone Child College, located on the Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation.
She currently works with the Chippewa Cree Tribe as the Director of Natural Resources. Bobbi has held many influential positions within her tribe, from Risk Management to Transportation to Compliance. Bobbi believes strongly in promoting sustainability and transparency within her department to ensure that her tribe will prosper through economic development and self-sufficiency with the resources she manages.
Bobbi has been an influential and involved figure in her community. She encourages youth to pursue their dreams of higher education or whatever career opportunities they follow. Bobbi has held many prestigious positions outside the tribe and serves on numerous boards and committees. She has a consulting business versed in grant writing, policy development, contract development, and programmatic assessments. She is also a tribal judge in numerous tribal courts.
Bobbi enjoys many activities outside of work, such as traveling, gardening, and spending time with her family, especially activities with her 6-year-old daughter Kamiya and her mini-schnauzer Hobart.