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Department: Staff

Vanessa Tibbitts

Vanessa Tibbitts is an enrolled member of the Oglala Lakota Nation and serves as the Senior Program Officer at the Montana Healthcare Foundation. Before joining the Foundation, she was the Program Leader of the American Indian Public Health Resource Center at North Dakota State University. She is a tribal college graduate from Oglala Lakota College … Continued

Katie Logan

Katie Logan supports the Montana Healthcare Foundation’s day-to-day operations as our administrative assistant. Currently studying Nutrition Science and Business Administration at Montana State University, she possesses a blend of skills and interest in administration and health care that support her work at the foundation. Coming from the town of Deer Lodge, Katie brings a deep … Continued

Michele Stanton, LCPC, LAC

Michele Stanton, LCPC, LAC, provides technical assistance and programming support for the Integrated Behavioral Health and Meadowlark Initiatives. Before joining our team in April 2023, Michele served as a behavioral health provider for nearly thirteen years, with ten of those as a Licensed Addiction Counselor and most recently a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor. Michele has … Continued

Carol Farris, CPA

Carol Farris brings over 25 years of accounting, finance, and nonprofit work experience to her dual role as finance manager at the Montana Healthcare Foundation and the Montana Public Health Institute. Carol is a Certified Public Accountant with undergraduate and graduate degrees in business and accounting from Montana State University. Carol’s professional experience includes private … Continued

Kiely Houston, MSPH

Kiely Houston manages data and evaluation for the Montana Healthcare Foundation. She helps the Foundation and our grantees understand the impact of our work through thoughtful measurement and analysis. Before joining our team in early 2022, Kiely spent nearly a decade working on a broad range of public health and health policy projects in California … Continued

Siri Eliasen

Siri Eliasen supports the Montana Healthcare Foundation’s programming by implementing systems and processes and providing event management support. Before joining our team in 2021, Siri worked with conservation nonprofits and in education settings. She has a natural flair for logistics, organization, and precision. Siri grew up on Bainbridge Island, Washington. She graduated from Montana State … Continued

Tressie White

Tressie White directs all our American Indian health programming with calm leadership and tireless dedication to improving health and reducing disparities for American Indian people in Montana. Tressie and her team provide funding, programming support, strategic guidance, and technical assistance for all of our grantees participating in the American Indian Health focus area and initiatives … Continued

Tracy Menuez

Tracy Menuez facilitates the Montana Healthcare Foundation’s work on housing and other social determinants of health. Before joining the foundation, Tracy was an Associate Director and Community Development Director with HRDC IX in Bozeman, MT. She led the organization’s planning, housing, and transportation initiatives. She has experience working with communities across Montana to assess community … Continued

Scott Malloy, LCSW

Scott Malloy leads the Foundation’s overall programming and directs its behavioral health-focused work, including the Integrated Behavioral Health and School-Based Health Initiatives. Before joining our team in 2015, Scott worked as a licensed clinical social worker throughout the continuum of care in Arizona and Montana. Scott most recently served as an executive director for behavioral … Continued

Price Klaas, MPA, SHRM-CP

Price Klaas directs the Foundation’s human resources, finance, investment, facilities, and IT functions. Before joining our team in 2017, Price held a similar position at a nonprofit semester school. Price was born and raised in the Gallatin Valley; she received her undergraduate degree from Montana State University and her master’s degree in nonprofit administration from … Continued