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Governor Bullock's Appointments

Friday, January 23, 2015/Categories: Former Governors/Tags:

Governor Steve Bullock today announced the following appointments.

Board of Public Education

  • Darlene Schottle, Bigfork.  Qualification:  District 1, Independent.  Schottle is an Independent Educational Contractor with the School Administrators of Montana, and served previously as the Superintendent of Schools for Kalispell.

Board of Housing

  • Bob Gauthier, Ronan.  Qualification:  Public Representative.  Gauthier is the Owner of Ahoy Leasing & Development and a Broker/Owner of Gauthier Agency, LLC.
  • Jeanette McKee, Hamilton.  Qualification:  Public Representative.  McKee is a Real Estate Salesperson for Prudential Montana Real Estate.
  • Sheila Rice, Great Falls.  Qualification:  Public Representative.  Rice is the Executive Director of NeighborWorks Montana and NeighborWorks Great Falls.

Judicial Nominations Commission

  • Hal Harper, Helena.  Qualification:  Public Representative.  Harper is retired after spending several years serving state government, and served as a long-time state legislator.

State Parks and Recreation Board

  • Mary Sexton, Choteau.  Qualification:  District 3 Representative.  Sexton is the former Director of the Department of Natural Resources and continues to farm and ranch.
  • Tom Towe, Billings.  Qualification:  District 5 Representative, Chair.  Towe is an attorney in Billings and a former state legislator.

Board of Public Assistance

  • Helen Schmitt, Sidney.  Qualification:  Public Representative.  Schmitt is the Program Director for the Richland County Coalition against Domestic Violence.

State-Tribal Economic Development Commission

  • Jim Kennedy, Harlem.  Qualification:  Representative of the Fort Belknap Indian Community.  Kennedy was selected to represent the Tribe on this Commission.

Traumatic Brain Injury Advisory Council

  • Terry McKeon, Malta.  Qualification:  Survivor or Family Member of Survivor of Traumatic Brain Injury.  McKeon is a CPA in Malta.
  • Angela Wathan, Whitefish.  Qualification:  Injury Control or Prevention Programs.  Wathan is a Chiropractor in Whitefish, and is serving as a member of the Flathead Valley Traumatic Brain Injury Support Group and the Save the Brain organization.




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