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Gov. Steve Bullock

Montana Climate Solutions Council

  • Tom Armstrong, Bozeman. Armstrong is president of the Madison River Group.
  • Scott Bischke, Bozeman. Bischke is a consulting chemical and environmental engineer for MountainWorks, Inc.
  • Bill Bryan, Bozeman. Bryan is the co-founder of One Montana.
  • Amy Cilimburg, Missoula. Cilimburg is the executive director of Climate Smart Missoula.
  • Al Ekblad, Helena. Ekblad is the executive secretary of the Montana AFL-CIO.
  • Sally Ericsson, Whitefish. Ericsson is a strategic consultant for non-profit organizations and foundations.
  • Kathy Hadley, Deer Lodge. Hadley is the former executive director of the National Center for Appropriate Technology.
  • Mark Haggerty, Bozeman. Haggerty is a research director at Headwaters Economics.
  • David Hoffman, Helena. Hoffman is the director of government affairs for NorthWestern Energy.
  • Kelsey Jensco, Missoula. Jensco is the state climatologist for the Montana Climate Office at the University of Montana.
  • Chuck Magraw, Helena. Magraw is with the Natural Resources Defense Council.
  • Jayne Marrow, Chinook. Marrow is the assistant vice president of research and economic development at Montana State University.
  • Bruce Maxwell, Bozeman. Maxwell is the co-director of the Montana Institute on Ecosystems and professor of agroecology and applied plant ecology at the Montana State University.
  • Todd O’Hair, Helena. O’Hair is the president and CEO of the Montana Chamber of Commerce.
  • Alan Olson, Helena. Olson is the executive director of the Montana Petroleum Association.
  • Caitlin Piserchia, Missoula. Piserchia is a recent graduate of the University of Montana and an assistant at The Rural Institute for Inclusive Communities.
  • Diego Rivas, Helena. Rivas is the wenior policy associate for the Northwestern Energy Coalition.
  • Eric Somerfeld, Power. Somerfeld is a family farmer.
  • Lee Spangler, Bozeman. Spangler is the director of the Big Sky Carbon Sequestration Partnership at the Montana State University.
  • Tracy Stone-Manning, Missoula. Stone-Manning is associate vice president, Public Lands at the National Wildlife Federation
  • Joe Thiel, Helena. Thiel is the director of academic policy and research for the Montana University System.
  • Steve Thompson, Butte. Thompson is the executive director of the National Center for Appropriate Technology.
  • Paul Tuss, Havre. Tuss is the executive director of the Bear Paw Development Council.
  • Andrew Valainis, Missoula. Valainis is the executive director of Montana Renewable Energy Association.
  • Gerald Wagner, Browning. Wagner is the director of the Blackfeet Environmental Office for the Blackfeet Nation.
  • Charlene Waters Alden, Lame Deer. Alden is the director of the Environmental Protection Department for the Northern Cheyenne Nation.
  • Cathy Whitlock, Bozeman. Whitlock is the MSU Regents Professor in Earth Sciences and fellow of the Montana Institute on Ecosystems.
  • Gary Wiens, Great Falls. Wiens is the CEO of the Montana Electric Cooperatives’ Association.
  • Laura Wood-Peterson, Billings. Wood-Peterson is the senior director of government affairs for Indio Agriculture.

The following members will also serve:

  • Jennifer Anders, Anaconda. Qualification: Northwest Power Planning Council representative and ex-officio member.
  • Commissioner Galen Hollenbaugh, Helena. Qualification: Director of the Department of Labor and Industry or designee and ex-officio member.
  • Patrick Holmes, Helena. Qualification: Governor’s Office representative and ex-officio.
  • Director John Lewis, Helena. Qualification: Director of the Department of Administration or designee and ex-officio member.
  • Director Shaun McGrath, Helena. Qualification: Director of the Department of Environmental Quality or designee and ex-officio member.
  • General Matthew Quinn, Fort Harrison. Qualification: Director of the Department of Military Affairs or designee and ex-officio member.
  • Director Tara Rice, Helena. Qualification: Director of the Department of Commerce or designee and ex-officio member.
  • Director Ben Thomas, Helena. Qualification: Director of the Department of Agriculture or designee and ex-officio member.
  • Director Mike Tooley, Helena. Qualification: Director of the Department of Transportation or designee and ex-officio member and is an addition to this new Council.
  • Director John Tubbs, Helena. Qualification: Director of the Department of Natural Resources and Conservation or designee and ex-officio member.
  • Director Martha Williams, Helena. Qualification: Director of the Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks or designee and ex-officio member.

Commission on Community Service

  • Karin Billings, Helena. Qualification: Public Representative. Billings is a retired state employee from the Office of Public Instruction.
  • Pam Carbonari, Kalispell. Qualification: Representative of a nonprofit that works with senior citizens. Carbonari is a consultant with Carbonari Associates, Inc.
  • Jim Larson, Billings. Qualification: Organized labor. Larson is the business representative for the Teamsters Local 190.
  • Heather Margolis, Bozeman. Qualification: National Service Program. Margolis is an education policy and national service advocate.
  • Kevin Myhre, Lewistown. Qualification: Business representative. Myhre is the director of business development for Century Companies, Inc.
  • Andrea Surratt, Bozeman. Qualification: Local government. Surratt is the city manager for the city of Bozeman.

Mental Health Ombudsman

  • Dennis Nyland, Helena. Qualification: Mental health ombudsman. Nyland is the current mental health ombudsman.

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Northwest Electric Power and Conservation Planning Council

  • Bo Downen, Helena. Qualification: Member of the council. Downen has been the director of environmental and regional affairs for the Public Power Council in Oregon.

Montana Tax Appeal Board

  • Eric Stern, Helena. Qualification: Public representative. Stern is a political and business consultant.

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