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Do things that matter.    Operate well.    Grow resources and relationships.

GGUW BOD Members are selected for diversity at all levels including income, community, type of business, large and small business, retirees, CEO’s and workers, male and female and ethnic/cultural backgrounds. We do not discriminate for any reason.

2016 Board of Directors


  • Chair of the Board - Matt Kelley, Gallatin City-County Health Department.
  • First Vice Chair - Rob Watson, Bozeman School District #7
  • Second Vice Chair - Mike Hegel, Northwestern Energy
  • Treasurer - Scott Holton, Rudd & Co.
  • Secretary - Shannon O'Hare, Stockman Bank


  • Roland Bachmann, CRH - Trident
  • Canaan Bontadelli, Coffman Engineers
  • Gale Bacon, Belgrade Community Library
  • Canaan Bontadelli, Coffman Engineers
  • George Haddenhorst
  • Amy Kanuch, Montana State University
  • Rick Landers, Axilon Law Group
  • Katharine Leque, Katharine Leque Law
  • Patricia McKernan, Microbion Corporation
  • Jen Nord, Montana & Idaho Community Development Council
  • Steve Schmidt, Hope Lutheran Church
  • Leland Stocker, Belgrade Public Schools
  • Carrie Taylor, First Security Bank
  • Kurt Thomson, Stahly Engineers

Honorary Board Member

  • Joe Billion, Billion Auto Group