Board of Directors

Members of the Northern Plains Board of Directors are elected by the membership annually. The Board meets six times a year. Current members of the Board of Directors:

Board Officers

  • Chair: Jeanie Alderson, Birney
  • Vice-Chair: Roxa Reller, Helena
  • Secretary: Deb Muth, Red Lodge
  • Assistant Secretary: Rachel Torres, Glendive
  • Treasurer: Simon Cecil, Billings
  • Assistant Treasurer: Sue Beug, Red Lodge

At-Large Board Members

  • Tom Mexicancheyenne, Lame Deer
  • Alaina Buffalo Spirit, Birney Village
  • Elle Ross, Hardin

Affiliate Representatives

  • Bear Creek Council: Nathan Varley, Gardiner
  • Beartooth Alliance: Nellie Israel, Silver Gate / Joliet
  • Bull Mountain Land Alliance: Ellen Pfister, Shepherd, and Steve Charter, Shepherd
  • Carbon County Resource Council: Becky Grey, Red Lodge, and Julie Holzer, Red Lodge
  • Central Montana Resource Council: Josh Wright, Lewistown, and Noel Birkland, Lewistown
  • Cottonwood Resource Council: Charlie French, Big Timber
  • Dawson Resource Council: Rachel Torres, Glendive, Melissa Mittelstaed, Glendive
  • McCone Agricultural Protection Organization: Charles Yarger, Circle
  • Rosebud Protective Association: Clint McRae, Forsyth
  • Sleeping Giant Citizens Council: Pat Bik, Helena; Roxa Reller, Helena
  • Stillwater Protective Association: Edward Barta, Billings; Tom Heyneman, Fishtail
  • Yellowstone Bend Citizens Council: Joan Kresich, Livingston, and Ken Decker, Livingston
  • Yellowstone Valley Citizens Council: Simon Cecil, Billings, and Emma Kerr-Carpenter, Billings

Past Chair

Becky Mitchell, Billings