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Following is a listing of detailed information for all Missoula County Boards and Commissions.  If you have any questions or you are unable to located a particular board or commission, please contact us.


9-1-1 ADVISORY BOARD

Authorization: 7-11-1 MCA; County Resolution 81

Membership: 7 members consisting of:

Members:
(3 Year Terms)
Notes: Term Ending Date:
Mike Painter - Citizen Member   12/31/15
Contact Information: www.co.missoula.mt.us/911center

AGING SERVICES GOVERNING BOARD

(All appointments are made by County Commissioners)

Authorization: Area XI Area Agency on Aging as determined by the County Commissioners in accordance with Sec. 305(c)(3) of the OAA of 1965, as amended.

Membership: Maximum number of members: 13

Members:  11-13
(3 Year Terms)

Meetings held 5 times a year @ Missoula Aging Services (11:45 am to 1:30 pm).  For meeting dates, please call 406-728-7682.

Term Ending Date:
Commissioner Nicole Rowley Serves at pleasure of the County Commissioners N/A
Vacant Member 6/30/16
Keith Anderson Member 6/30/18
Barb Blanchard (Secretary) 6/30/16
Maureen Fleming, PhD Member 6/30/17
Leslie Halligan Member 6/30/17
Renee Hofeldt Member 6/30/16
Karl Jones (Vice Chair) 6/30/15
Margaret McManus (Chair) 6/30/17
Larry Riley Member 6/30/18
Burke Townsend Member 6/30/16
Jonathan Weisul, M.D. (Treasurer) 6/30/17
Lawrence White Member 6/30/18
Jon Wilkins - LIAISON Missoula City Council Ward 4 N/A
Contact Information: Missoula Aging Services: 406-728-7682 or www.missoulaagingservices.org

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AIRPORT AUTHORITY BOARD

(All appointments are made by County Commissioners)

Authorization: Title 67, Chapter 11 MCA; Resolution 80-183

Membership: Maximum number of members: 7; limit of two consecutive terms

Members:
(5 Year Terms)
  Term End Date:
Larry Anderson Member 12/31/19
Barbara Berens (County Auditor) Missoula County Employee
12/31/16
Louie Knudsen Honorary Member N/A
Chris Lounsbury (County Chief Operating Officer) Missoula County Employee 12/31/16
Gerald McConnell Member 12/31/16
Stephen Powell, M.D. Member 12/31/16
Jeffrey M. Roth, Esq. Member 12/31/18
Paul Stafford Member 12/31/17
Shane Stack (1st Alternate) 12/31/15
Vacant (2nd Alternate) 12/31/15
Contact Information: 406-728-4381 or www.flymissoula.com/index.aspx/Airport_Authority/Meetings_Schedule

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ANIMAL CONTROL BOARD

(Appointments are made by County Commissioners AND City Council)

Authorization: 6.08.030 Missoula Municipal Code, Interlocal Agreement #113 between the City of Missoula and Missoula County, 7-23-103 MCA.

Membership: Maximum number of members: 5; limit of three consecutive terms:

County Appointments:
(2 Year Terms)
Notes: Term End Date:
W. Lynn Gontarek-Garberson Member 12/31/16
Caryn Miske Member 12/31/15
Ken Hannum, DVM (Chair)
Ongoing Appointment
N/A
For City Appointees and/or further info, go to: www.ci.missoula.mt.us/mayor/AnimalControl.htm

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BIG SKY PARK STEWARDSHIP COMMITTEE

(FORMERLY “TOWER STREET” PARK STEWARDSHIP COMMITTEE)
(All appointments are made by County Commissioners)

Authorization: 7-1-201 et. seq.

Membership: Maximum number of members: 12

Members:   Term End Date:
Cindy Arnott Representing Horseman’s Council N/A
Kim Ashwell Citizen Member 3/31/16
Laura Bakker Citizen Member 3/31/18
Clayton Burtsfield Representing American Legion and Mavericks N/A
Bill Dahlgren (Chair) Representing Westside Little League N/A
Natalie Harrington (Vice Chair) Citizen Member 3/31/16
Frank Hendrix Representing Fastpitch Softball N/A
Dawn Kato (Secretary) Citizen Member 3/31/16
Wally Sept Citizen Member 3/31/18
Contact Information: http://www.co.missoula.mt.us/rural/Parks.htm

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BONNER - MILLTOWN COMMUNITY COUNCIL

Authorization: The Bonner Milltown Community Council was created by the Board of County Commissioners in accordance with MCA 7-3-111 and MCA 7-3-417

Membership: Council Members whose terms are expiring in a given year – or citizens that wish to run for a Council position - must submit nominating petitions for election at the Special District Election held in May of that year.

Members:   Term End Date: (approx.)
C. Burt Caldwell Appointed by BCC to fill vacant term; must run in May 2016 Special District Election. 5/31/16
Charles J. Erickson Appointed by BCC; must run in May 2016 Special District Election 5/31/16
Donald Felton Elected by acclamation 2014 for new 3-year term 5/31/17
Olivia Riutta Elected by acclamation 2015 for new 3-year term 5/31/18
Vacant No filings.  New 3-year term 5/31/18
Contact Information: Bonner CC, P.O. Box 655, Milltown, MT 59851 or click here for the Bonner Milltown Community Council website.

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COUNTY COMPENSATION COMMITTEE

Authorization: HB 345 (establishes a county compensation board in each county)

Membership: Maximum number of members: 9

Members:
(3 Year Terms)
  Term Ending Date:
Barbara Berens County Auditor N/A
Lynda Brown Citizen Member 7/24/18
Bill Carey County Commissioner N/A
Jack Chambers Citizen Member 7/24/17
Jean Curtiss County Commissioner N/A
Shirley Faust Clerk of Court N/A
Nicole Rowley County Commissioner N/A
Kirsten Pabst County Attorney N/A
Tyler Gernant Clerk & Recorder/Treasurer N/A
Contact Information: Missoula County (Human Resources): 406-258-4874

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EAST MISSOULA COMMUNITY COUNCIL

Authorization: The East Missoula Community Council was created by the Board of County Commissioners in accordance with MCA 7-3-111 and MCA 7-3-417

Membership: Council Members whose terms are expiring in a given year – or citizens that wish to run for a Council position - must submit nominating petitions for election at the Special District Election held in May of that year.

Members:  5   Term Ending Date
(approx.)
Dick Ainsworth Elected by acclamation for new 3-year term 5/31/16
Lee Bridges Appointed by BCC 11-20-14 to fill unexpired term; must run in 2016 Special District Election 5/31/16
Ken Jenkins Re-elected by acclamation 2015 for new 3-year term 5/31/18
Keri McWilliams Re-elected by acclamation 2015 for new 3-year term 5/31/18
Rick Stephens 2014: Elected by acclamation for new 3-year term 5/31/17
Contact Information: EMCC, Post Office Box 11, Milltown, MT 59851-0011 or click here for the East Missoula Community Council website.

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ELECTION ADVISORY COMMITTEE

Authorization: 7-1-201 MCA states: "A BCC may by resolution establish the administrative committees, districts, or commissions allowed by law or required by law to be established pursuant to 7-1-202, 7-1-203, Title 7, Chapter 11, Part 10 & this section & listed in 7-1-202"

Membership:  8

Members:  8

 

Term Ending Date
Geoff Badenoch BCC appointed 1/31/19
Carol Bellin County Employee n/a
Bill Carey County Commissioner n/a
Larry Dunham BCC appointed (Alternate) 1/31/19
Mary Gray Democratic Central Committee (Alt) 1/31/17
Vondene Hopkins Kopetski Republican Central Committee Rep 1/31/17
Jeffrey Langan Democratic Central Committee Rep 1/31/17
Jack Rowan BCC appointed 1/31/18
Mary Ellen Stubb BCC appointed 1/31/18
tbd Republican Central Committee (Alt) 1/31/17
Contact Information:  County Elections Office (258-4751)

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EVARO-FINLEY-O'KEEFE COMMUNITY COUNCIL

Authorization: The Evaro-Finley-O'Keefe Community Council was created per approval by the electorate in the November 2009 General Election.

Membership: Maximum number of members: 5.  Council Members whose terms are expiring in a given year – or citizens that wish to run for a Council position - must submit nominating petitions for election at the Special District Election held in May of that year.

Members:   Term Ending Date: (approx.)
Michelle "Shelley" Andres Appointed by BCC 7-23-14 to fill vacant 3-year term; must run in May 2017 Special District Election 5/31/17
Eileen McGurty Appointed by BCC for new 3-year term; must run in May 2018 Special District Election for additional 3-year term 5/31/18
Ada Reep Missed filing deadline 2015.  Reappointed by BCC for new 3-year term. 5/31/18
Meggen Ryan [Chair] Reelected by acclamation 2013 for new 3-year term 5/31/16
Janet Stevens Elected by acclamation 2014 for new 3-year term 5/31/17
Contact Information:  EFOCC, Post Office Box 17424, Missoula, MT 59808 or
click here for the EFOCC website.

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FAIRGROUNDS (MISSOULA COUNTY) ADVISORY COMMITTEE

(All appointments are made by County Commissioners)

Authorization:  7-1-202 MCA

Membership:  Maximum number of members - 11:  (9 voting members appointed by BCC/1 BCC rep/1 County Extension rep).  Up to 2 non-voting alternates at discretion of BCC.

Members:  3-year terms
  Term Ending Date:
Ryan Bagnell Member 9/30/16
Chris Behan Member 9/30/15
Jason DeCunzo Member 9/30/17
Susan Estep Alternate 9/30/17
Laura Henning Vice Chair 9/30/15
Donna Hubbert Member 9/30/15
Matt Loomis Alternate 9/30/17
Jerry Marks, representing County Extension Office Chair n/a
Russ McKinnon Member 9/30/17
Jim Sadler Member 9/30/17
Jon Wilkins Member 9/30/17
Tim Winger Member 9/30/15
Nicole Rowley, County Commissioner   n/a
Contact Information: Office of County Fairgrounds: 406-258-3247 or Office of County Commissioners: 406-258-4877

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FLORENCE-CARLTON CEMETERY BOARD

(All appointments are made by County Commissioners)

Authorization: 7-35-2107 MCA

Membership: Maximum number of members: 3

Members:
(3 Year Terms)
Notes: Term Ending Date:
Jeff Crews   12/31/17
Elizabeth Maclay   12/31/15
Robert Porch   12/31/16
Contact Information: Office of County Commissioners: 406-258-4877

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HEALTH BOARD [City-County]

(Appointments are made by County Commissioners AND City Council)

Authorization: Missoula City/County Interlocal Agreement, Montana Codes Annotated 50-2-106

Membership: 7 members (plus an 8th member who serves on the Water Quality District Board)

Members:
(3 Year Terms)
Notes: Term Ending Date:
Commissioner Jean Curtis Serves at pleasure of the County
Commissioners
N/A
Teresa Henry Member 12/31/16
Garon C. Smith (Chair) 12/31/17
Contact Information: For City Appointments and/or further info, go to: www.ci.missoula.mt.us/mayor/HealthBoard.htm

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HISTORICAL MUSEUM BOARD

(All appointments are made by County Commissioners)

Authorization: Missoula County Resolutions 87-093 and 95-001

Membership:  Five voting members; one alternate

Members:
(3 Year Terms)
Notes: Term Ending Date:
Vacant Alternate 12/31/16
Coby Johnson Member 12/31/16
Addrien Marx Member 12/31/15
E. Macdougall Palmer Member 12/31/17
John Rimel Member 12/31/16
Don Spritzer Member 12/31/15
Contact Information: Historical Museum, Fort Missoula: 406-728-3476 or www.ftmslamuseum@montana.com

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IMPACT FEE ADVISORY BOARD

(All appointments are made by County Commissioners)

Authorization: Created by the BCC in accordance with Section 7-6-1604, MCA

Membership: Maximum number of members: 5  One member shall represent the development community.  One member shall be a certified CPA. Up to two alternates may be appointed.

Members:
(3 Year Terms)
Notes:  Group Inactive at this time Term Ending Date:
Barbara Berens [CPA]   12/31/11
Bruce Bugbee   12/31/12
Dale Mahlum   12/31/12
Kevin Mytty   12/31/13
VACANT 12/31/13
Contact Information: Office of County Commissioners: 406-258-4877

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LARCHMONT GOLF COURSE BOARD

(All appointments are made by County Commissioners)

Authorization: Resolution 87-046

Membership: Maximum number of members: 7

Members:
(3 Year Terms)
  Term Ending Date:
Commissioner Bill Carey Serves at pleasure
of the County
Commissioners
N/A
Jim Conkle Member 12/31/15
Janet Dean Member 12/31/16
Michael Fredrickson (2nd Alternate) 12/31/16
Max Good Member 12/31/17
Brent Harshbarger (1st Alternate) 12/31/16
Craig Rawlings Member 12/31/17
Peter Ridgeway Member 12/31/15
Peter Tucker Member 12/31/17
Contact Information: 3200 Fort Missoula Rd, Missoula, MT 59804. 406-721-4435 or larchmont@montana.com

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LIBRARY BOARD

(Appointments are made by County Commissioners AND Mayor)

Authorization: Interlocal Agreement between City and County of Missoula and 2.48.010 MMC

Membership: Maximum number of members: 5; limit of two consecutive terms

Members:
(5 Year Terms)
  Term Ending Date:
Kathryn Doney Member 6/30/18
Matt English BCC-appointed Alternate Member 6/30/17
Rita Henkel (County-appointed City Resident) 6/30/19
Christine Prescott Member 6/30/17
Margaret Wafstet Member 6/30/18
Contact Information: For Mayor Appointee and/or further info, go to: www.ci.missoula.mt.us/mayor/LibraryBoard.htm

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LOCAL EMERGENCY PLANNING COMMITTEE

Authorization: Public Law 99-499, Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of 1986

Membership: Maximum number of members: 16

Members:
(2 Year Terms)
Notes: Term Ending Date:
Nicole Rowley, Missoula County Commissioner Serves at pleasure of the County Commissioners  
Colleen Baldwin County Citizen 12/31/16
Philip Russ County Citizen 12/31/16
Dudley Improta City Citizen  
Mike Kopitzke City Citizen  
Bryan von Lossberg Elected Official - City Council  
Mike Brady (also Disaster Planning Committee) Missoula Police Department  
TJ McDermott (also Disaster Planning Committee) Missoula County Sheriff  
Jason Diehl (also Disaster Planning Committee) Missoula City Fire  
Bill Colwell (also Disaster Planning Committee) Missoula Rural Fire  
Joe Calnan County Fire Protection Assn.  
Adriane Beck (also Disaster Planning Committee) Office of Emergency Management  
Tony Basino MT Rail Link,
Transportation Industry Rep
 
Mike Gregor Hexon Chemical,
Fixed Facility Rep
 
Denise Rogers American Red Cross  
John Bleicher St. Patrick Hospital  
Basia Benbenek Community Medical Center  
Kathy Krebsbach University of Montana  
Peter Nielsen
Ellen Leahy (Disaster Planning Committee)
City-County Health Department  
Greg Robertson (Disaster Planning Committee) County Public Works  
Kevin Slovarp (Disaster Planning Committee) City Public Works  
Francesca diStefano(Disaster Planning Committee) County Attorney  
Jim Nugent (Disaster Planning Committee) City Attorney  
Don Whalen (Disaster Planning Committee) Emergency Medical Services  
Contact Information: Missoula County Office of Emergency Services @ 406-258-4758 or www.co.missoula.mt.us/oes/

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