The Montana State Capitol

Lawmakers have adjourned for Easter break, but things still yet to be finalized in Helena include a proposal to build a new state history museum and an attempt to revive the hoped outcomes of the so-called “Save Colstrip” bill.

Montana Alfalfa Seed Committee

  • Justin Wiese, Malta. Qualification: Actively engaged in the growing of alfalfa seed within the state, deriving a substantial portion of their income from handling, packing, shipping, buying, or selling alfalfa seed, or acting as a broker or factor of alfalfa seed. Wiese is the owner/operator of a family farm in Phillips County.

Commission on Community Service

  • Donovan Hawk, Butte. Qualification: Tribal member. Hawk is the public relations and marketing director for the YMCA of Butte.
  • Rachel Juel, Bozeman. Qualification: 16-25 year old who is involved in a service, national or campus program. Juel is an AmeriCorps VISTA and a research assistant.
  • Kevin Sylvester, Bozeman. Qualification: Community-Based Organization. Sylvester is the executive director of Family Promise of Gallatin Valley.

Board of Dentistry

  • Diane Klemann, Billings. Qualification: Dental Hygienist. Klemann is a dental hygienist with Brewer Dental Center.
  • Dr. Paul Sims, Butte. Qualification: Dentist. Sims is a dentist in Butte.

Board of Hail Insurance

  • Jim Schillinger, Circle. Qualification: Member. Schillinger is a farmer in McCone County.

Commission on Human Rights

  • Ann Brodsky, Helena. Qualification: Public representative. Brodsky is a retired state employee and attorney.
  • Tim Tatarka will serve as chair.

Youth Justice Council

  • Chase Comes At Night, Billings. Qualification: Under the age of 24. Chase is a student at the University of Montana.