Protecting Montana's Economy, Natural Resources
and Public Health.

MISC Members and Federal Agency Partners

MISC Council Members

  • Bryce Christiaens, Chair
    Missoula County Weed District Manager
  • Steve Wanderaas, Vice Chair
    McCone County Conservation District
  • Tom Woolf, Vice Chair
    AIS Bureau Chief, Fish, Wildlife & Parks
  • Bruce Anderson
    Blaine County, private landowner representative
  • David Brooks
    Executive Director, Montana Trout Unlimited
  • Martin Charlo
    Tribal Council, Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes
  • Amy Gannon
    Pest Management Specialist, Department of Natural Resources & Conservation
  • Leigh Greenwood
    Forest Health Program Director, The Nature Conservancy
  • Dennis Longknife
    Climate Change Coordinator, Fort Belknap Indian Community
  • Jane Mangold
    Noxious Weed Specialist, MSU-Extension
  • Jasmine Reimer
    State Weed Coordinator, Department of Agriculture
  • Bob Cloninger
    Noxious Weed Coordinator, Department of Transportation
  • Gerald Cobell
    Blackfeet Fish and Wildlife Department
  • Laurie Shafter
    Water Quality Specialist, Fort Peck Assiniboine & Sioux Tribes
  • Jan Stoddard
    Industry Services & Outreach Bureau Chief, Department of Commerce
  • Steve Tyrrel
    Integrated Ag. Services, Vice President/CEO
  • Alec Underwood
    Western Montana Field Rep, Montana Wildlife Federation
  • Andy Welch
    Hydropower Compliance Specialist, Northwestern Energy
  • Joe Demontiney
    Tribal Council, Chippewa Cree Tribe
  • Gail Whiteman
    Crow Tribe of Indians, Land Management


  • Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa Indians
  • Northern Cheyenne Tribe

Federal Agency Partners

  • Gary Adams
    U.S. Dept of Agriculture, APHIS
  • Cara Riwai-Couch
    U.S. Bureau of Reclamation
  • Steve Bekedam
    Yellowstone National Park
  • Patricia Gilbert
    U.S. Army Corp. of Engineers
  • Philip Holmes
    U.S. Customs and Border Protection
  • Monica Pokorny
    U.S. Natural Resources Conservation Services
  • Wendy Velman
    U.S. Bureau of Land Management
  • Jessica Zarate
    U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
  • Michelle Cox
    U.S. Forest Service

MISC Coordinator

Contact: Stephanie Criswell

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