The Commissioners are selected in various ways. This helps to bring a good cross section of Montanans with a wide variety of pertinent skills to the management team. The Commissioners include three State of Montana Department Directors, two Legislators, and nine members of the public. Seven of the nine members have to have certain backgrounds as required in our enabling statutes. To contact a Commissioner, please phone (406) 843-5247, or e-mail the Commissioners.

The * behind a committee member name below indicates this person is part of the executive committee.  The executive committee acts as the senior management for the commission and guides the executive director.

Marilyn Ross, Chair *
PO Box 298
Twin Bridges, MT  59754
Historic Preservation, Twin Bridges
Term:  5/01/19 - 5/23/22

Bill Howell. Vice Chair *
PO Box 337
West Yellowstone, MT  59758
Tourism Business, W. Yellowstone
Term:  6/29/18 - 5/1/2021

Martha Williams
PO Box 200701
Helena, MT  59620-0701
Director, Fish, Wildlife & Parks, Helena
Term:  Ongoing by statute

David Hoffman
5780 Vulk Drive
Helena MT  59602
Appointment by President of the Senate
Term: 5/23/19 - 5/23/21 

Pam Bucy
808 8th Ave.
Helena, MT  59601 
Business Woman
Term:  5/01/19- 5/23/22

Shera Konen *
PO Box 1268
Ennis, MT  59729
Member at Large, Virginia City
Term:  5/23/16 - 5/23/19

Dr. Timothy Lehman, Historian
312 Alderson Avenue
Billings, MT 59101
Rocky Mountain College, Billings
Term: 5/23/17 - 5/1/20

Andy Poole *
2855 West Shore Drive
Helena, MT  59602
Member at Large, Helena
Term:  5/23/17 - 5/23/20

Marty Tuttle, Proxy
PO Box 200501
Helena, MT  59620-0501
Director Dept. of Commerce, Helena
Term:  Ongoing by statute

Virginia Court
18 Heatherwood Lane
Billings, MT  59230
Member at Large, Billings
Term:  5/01/19 - 5/01/22

Paul T Snyder
1628 38th St. So.
Great Falls, MT  59405
Appointment by Speaker of the House
Term: 5/23/16 - 5/23/19

Bruce Whittenberg, Director
PO Box 201202
Helena, MT  59620-1202
MT Historical Society, Helena
Term:  Ongoing by statute

Philip Maechling *
579 W. County Line Road
Florence, MT  59833
Community Planning, Missoula
Term:  5/01/19 - 5/01/22

Jeffrey Ewelt
2001 S.  Shiloh Road
Billings MT  59106
Tourism Advisory Council
Term:  5/23/19 - 5/23/20

 

 


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