Staff

#SQUAD

Annie Warner

Operations Coordinator
annalese@forwardmontana.org

Inside the Office: Annie is most likely on her fourth cup of coffee and feeling jazzed about expense reports and democracy!
Outside the Office: Annie is either shredding fresh pow on the mountain or tossing out unsolicited podcast recommendations. Or else, check Costco.

Erin Miller

Missoula Field Manager
erin@forwardmontana.org

Inside the Office: Erin is doing her best to know the whos who and the whats what after relocating to Missoula from Kentucky in January 2018. #AspiringHBIC

Outside the Office: Erin can be found basking in the sun like an iguana.

Amara Reese-Hansell

Program Director
amara@forwardmontana.org

Inside the Office: Amara enjoys telling poorly delivered jokes to anyone who will listen and being inspired by the young people that walk through the doors of FMT everyday.

Outside the Office: Amara likes to drink wine and do her homework (sometimes at the same time). If all goes well, she’ll graduate in December of 2018 with a degree in Political Science and Women/Gender Studies.

Kiah Abbey

Deputy Director
kiah@forwardmontana.org

Inside the Office: Kiah loves creating color-coded spreadsheets for all of our campaigns (aka learning new Excel algorithms).

Outside the Office: Kiah spends her time falling in love over and over again with her perfect cat, Puddy.

Michael Nelson

Billings Field Manager
michaeln@forwardmontana.org

Inside the Office: Michael can be found ugly crying every time our volunteers and interns change the world (even by a little bit).

Outside the Office: Michael loves drinking dry cabernets to “improve his French”.

Terry Bradley

Development Manager
terry@forwardmontana.org

Inside the Office: Terry can be found listening to classical music and thinking up new ways to get more people involved within democracy 

Outside the Office: Terry enjoys caring for his plants, propagating new plant babies, and can be found at any local farmers market buying even more plants. 

Emma Bode

Bozeman Field Manager
emma@forwardmontana.org

Inside the Office: Emma gets nerdy with the data and is energized by intern and volunteer passion for youth engagement.

Outside the Office: Emma can be found rambling around the mountains, rescuing overripe produce, or making unconventional concoctions in the kitchen.

Rachel Huff-Doria

Executive Director
rachel@forwardmontana.org

Inside the Office: Rachel leads our board and staff in planning efforts by asking heady questions like, “How can we ensure young Montanans’ values are better represented in our government?” and “How do we make sure the coffee pot is turned off when we leave?”.

Outside the Office: Rachel LOVES frequenting Montana hot spots–hot springs, saunas, bubble baths, sunny spots on the floor.