Kari Schauss

Kari Schauss

Chair

Passions: Family, friends, health, nature and Montana.

Words to live by: My greatest struggle will produce my deepest strength.

Favorite Food: Mexican anything.

Ashley Ostheimer Hilliard

Ashley Ostheimer Hilliard

Vice Chair

Pronouns: she / her / hers

Words to live by: “Nothing about us without us.” James Charlton

Hobbies: Hiking, music, family adventures, reading, learning, volunteering!

Favorite Food: Anything chocolate – the darker the better.

Brett Calahan

Brett Calahan

Treasurer

Pronouns: him / him / his

Hobbies: Playing with kids, fishing, hunting and skiing.

Favorite Quote:  The game of golf is like life, in that you can’t win you just play.  – unknown

Favorite Food: Freshly caught Lingcod.

Lisa Coon

Lisa Coon

Pronouns: she / her

Hobbies: Attending powwows with my daughter and watching her dance. Visiting with friends.

Relaxation: Sewing & beading.

Favorite Food: Indian tacos.

Kat Cowley

Kat Cowley

Pronouns: she / her and they / them

Hobbies: True Crime documentaries and embroidery (usually at the same time). I’m half way through covering a denim jacket in hand made patches.

Favorite Quote: “Instructions for living a life: Pay attention. Be astonished. Tell about it.” – Mary Oliver

Favorite Food: My mom’s spaghetti and meatballs, we’ve been making “mama meatballs” together as long as I can remember!

Rick England

Rick England

Pronouns: he / him

Values: faith, honesty, family, and loving sincerely.

Relaxation: Nature, hot tubbing, natural springs, walking, reading, and good movies.

Favorite Food: Fresh Seafood! Lobster, crab, scallops, shrimps, calamari, and clams!

Hope Fisher

Hope Fisher

Hobbies: anything with my family – outdoors, travel, skiing, boating, hiking!

Favorite Quote: “If you judge people, you have not time to love them.”

Favorite Food: Blackened Chicken Caesar Salad.

Kristina King

Kristina King

Relaxation: Hiking, camping, and sitting in silence by a stream.

Hobbies: Definitely cooking, inventing & perfecting new recipes!

Favorite Food: Authentic tamales, almost all veggies – especially roasted – and melons!

Jessica Ann Miller

Jessica Ann Miller

Pronouns: she / her / hers

Hobbies: Hiking, Skiing, camping, river rafting, gardening and trying new foods

Passion: Creating passionate lifelong learners! Encouraging people to be excited by knowledge while finding ways to academically motivate ALL people by fostering their strengths and finding ways for continuing to always learn more.

Favorite Food: I LOVE trying new foods! I love seafood, sushi, dimsum, steak, and anything sweet! Pasties, meatloaf, tacos, brussel sprouts, and hot wings (or buffalo cauliflower), I could go on and on! Like I said, I LOVE FOOD!

Aubrey Pongluelert

Aubrey Pongluelert

Pronouns: she / her

Hobbies:  jumping into alpine lakes, reading poems out loud to people I love, doodling

Words to Live By:  “you are strong enough to be weak” – my mother

Favorite Food:  toast with extra butter & a wee bit of jam

Hannah Santa Cruz

Hannah Santa Cruz

Pronouns: she / her / hers

Favorite Quote: “Comparison is the thief of joy.”

Hobbies: hot springs, spending time with family & friends, baking.

Favorite Food: Fish tacos.

Makaya Stone

Makaya Stone

Pronouns: she / her

Hobbies: Baking, taking walks outside, and hanging out with my cat!

Relaxations: Yoga

Favorite Food: homemade pasta

Stephanie Wright

Stephanie Wright

Values: Community & Adventure.

Favorite Quote: “Trust your gut. Forgive yourself. Be grateful.” – Cheryl Strayed

Favorite Food: Anything breakfast related.