Board of Directors

George Olsen, President
Retired CPA
Helena, MT

Rick Berg, Vice President
Rancher
Martinsdale, MT

Phil Rostad, Secretary-Treasurer
Rancher
White Sulphur Springs, MT

Allen Bjergo
Agricultural Consultant/Farmer
Corvallis, MT

Shane Colton
Attorney
Billings, MT

Kirsten Feldman
Businesswoman
New York, NY

Caroline Kurtz
Writer/Editor
Missoula, MT

David Leuschen
Founder/Senior
Managing Director,
Riverstone Holdings, LLC
Roscoe, MT/New York, NY

Chris Montague
Business Owner
Billings, MT

Jerry Sorensen
Retired Land Asset Management
Bigfork, MT

Jerry Townsend
Rancher
Highwood, MT

Judy Tureck
Landowner
Coffee Creek, Montana

Dan Vermillion
Business Owner
Livingston, MT

Kendrick R. Wilson, III
Retired Businessman
Emigrant, MT/Florida

Council of Trustees

Richard Beattie
Sr. Chairman, Simpson
Thacher & Bartlett, LLP
New York, NY

William S. Broadbent
Retired Businessman
Geyser, MT/
Indian River Shores, FL

Millard & Mina Cox
Ranchers
Absarokee, MT

John S. Dale
Retired
Ovando, MT/
Waubay, SD

Bob & Joanie Hall
Businesspeople
Livingston, MT/New York, NY

Sidney (Skip) Herman
Managing Partner
Bartlit Beck LLP
Plenchar & Scott LLP
Big Timber, MT/
Chicago, IL

Judy Hutchins
Landowner
Heron, MT

William T. Hutton
Professor Emeritus,
University of CA Hastings
College of the Law
Ennis, MT/
Nevada City, CA

Hamilton E. “Tony” James
President &
Chief Operating Officer,
The Blackstone Group
Twin Bridges, MT/
New York, NY

David S. Joys
Retired
Nye, MT/
New York, NY

Thomas Patterson
General Partner,
Madrone Capital Partners
Menlo Park, CA/
McLeod, MT

Jim Messina
President & CEO
The Messina Group
Washington, D.C./
Clyde Park, MT

D. Gideon Searle
Managing Partner,
The Serafin Group
Miami Beach, FL

Paul Stanley
Businessman
Gallatin Gateway, MT

William Taylor, III
Partner,
Zuckerman Spaeder LLP
Goldstein/Taylor/Kolker
Emigrant, MT/
Washington, DC

Kirk Wortman
Businessman
Wilson, WY

Montana Land Reliance Foundation Board

Lee Freeman, Jr.
Livingston, Montana

Karen Kress
Emigrant, Montana

Kim Montag
McAllister, Montana

Doug Mitchell
Helena, Montana

Phil Rostad
Bozeman, Montana

Jerry Townsend
Highwood, Montana