Steve Ashley is a member of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes. Steve grew up on the Flathead Indian Reservation, where he and his family have operated a horse ranch for multiple generations.
Steve began his career with the CSKT Natural Resources Department in 1984. After working as a Hydrographer with the Water Management Program since 1990, Steve earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Hydrology from Salish Kootenai College in 2015.
Steve currently serves as the Data Management Hydrologist for the Water Management Program, where he helps to maintain and develop the Water Management Program database and provides assistance with data collection and data management procedures.