AJAY MT Team Members

Action Team

Justice Patricia Cotter, MT Supreme Court (ret) – Co-Chair, Helena

Duane Ankney, State Senator (R) Colstrip

Karen Miller, Director, BillingsWorks

Colleen Brady, Director, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Helena

Zach Brown, MT House Representative (D), Project Director, One Montana

Todd Buchanan, Buchanan Capital, MT Board of Regents, 2007-14, Billings

Tim Burton, National League of Cities Board Member, Exec. Director, MT League of Cities and Towns

Dave Byerly, Lewistown City Commission

Mary Caferro, State Senator (D), Helena

John Cech, President, Carroll College

Kaetlyn Cordingley, Ed. M. Assistant Dean, Davidson Honors College, University of Montana

Lisa Cordingley, Executive Director, Helena Education Foundation

Kelly Cresswell, Executive Director, Reach Higher Montana

Sheila V. Devins MEd, NBCT, Head Start MT Teacher of the Year, 2007, Seeley Lake

John Doran, Vice President, External Affairs, BCBS

Dan Edelman, Chancellor, MSU Billings

Rick Edwards, Director of Community Connections, Northwestern Energy, Butte

Al Ekblad, Executive Secretary, MT AFL-CIO

Eric Feaver, President, MFPE

Rodger Foster, Morrison-Maierle Engineering, (ret), Helena

Carrie Gilbertson, CEO, THRIVE, Bozeman

Rick Hays, President, Qwest-Montana (ret)

Brian Kahn, Host, “Home Ground”, AJAY-USA Coordinator

Kathleen Healy, Philanthropy Associate, First Interstate Foundation, Billings

Chris King, King Ranch, Winnett

Kirk Lacy, University of Montana

Tim Love, Seeley Lake District Ranger, U.S. Forest Service (ret.)

Heather Margolis, Montana Education Partnership, Bozeman

Michael McCormick, Livingston Food Resources Center

Lynda Moss, State Senator (D), (2004-2012) Billings

Linda Owens, Project Director, Madison Valley Ranchlands Group, Ennis

Richard Opper, Director, DPHHS 2013-16, Director, DEQ 2005-13

Major General “Gene” Prendergast (ret)

Lee Robison, Indian Health Care Service, Retired, McAllister

Bill Simmons, Founder, MasterLube, Billings

Greg Upham,  Superintendent, Billings Public Schools

Tressie White, Senior Program Officer (Indian Healthcare), Montana Healthcare Foundation, Bozeman

Gavin J. Woltjer, Library Director, Billings Public Library

Jobs Team

Duane Ankney, State Senator (R) Colstrip

Ed Beall, Owner, Capital Sports, Helena

Dale Bosworth, Chief, U.S, Forest Service (ret), Missoula

Dave Byerly, Lewistown City Commission

John Doran, Vice President for External Affairs, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Montana

Rick Edwards, Director of Community Connections, Northwestern Energy, Butte

Al Ekblad, Executive Secretary, MT AFL-CIO

Diane Fladmo, Director of Research, MFPE

Rodger Foster, Morrison Maerle Engineering (ret)

Terry Gauthier, McDonalds Franchisee, State Senator (R)

Kirk Lacy, University of Montana

Jackie and Craig Mathews, Founders, Blue Ribbon Flies, West Yellowstone

Jeff Meide, Billings

Loren Rose, CFO, Pyramid Mountain Lumber, Seeley Lake

Bill Simmons, Founder, MasterLube, Billings

Erica Swanson, State Director, Jobs for MT Graduates, Department of Labor and industry

Advisory Team

Dale Bosworth, Chief, U.S, Forest Service (ret), Missoula

Alison Munson, United Way of Helena

Bob Russell, Chapter Chair, SCORE (business/entrepreneur mentoring)

Information Team

Dorothy Bradley, Bozeman

Taylor Brown, Northern Ag Broadcasting Network, Billings

Dr. Waded Cruzado, PhD. President, MT State University, Bozeman

Ron Davis, President, Butte Broadcasting Company

Katherine Dayton, Owner/Director Visions Adventures, Bozeman

Ron DeYong, Director, Montana Department of Agriculture (ret)

Darrell Ehrlich, Editor, Billings Gazette

Ray Ekness, Director, Broadcast Media Center, Missoula

Brent Everson, former instructor, JATC, current member, IBEW

John Gatchell, MT Wilderness Association

Matt Gibson, Editor, The Missoulian

Jim Hagenbarth, Rancher, co-founder, Big Hole Watershed Committee, Dillon

Jono McKinney, CEO MT Conservation Corps, Bozeman

Loren Rose, CFO, Pyramid Mountain Lumber, Seeley Lake

Jim Weber, Machining/Welding Instructor, Capitol High School, Helena

Contact

American Jobs for America’s Youth
P.O. Box 923 • Helena, Montana 59624​

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