Leadership & Governance

Foundation Team

chancellor beth weatherby

Beth Weatherby

Beth is a passionate champion for the mission of the University of Montana Western. With the help of supporters and alumni of Montana Western, she plans to shape and sustain the future of this university. 

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roxanne engellant

Roxanne Engellant

Roxanne is inspired by seeing future generations have the same opportunities she had. Being a part of the University of Montana Western Foundation and helping to make dreams come true for our students is a powerful and rewarding motivation.

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kelly allen

Kelly Allen

Kelly is dedicated to the students, faculty, staff and programs that are served by the University of Montana Western Foundation. 

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Foundation Board Officers

Mary Ann Nicholas

Mary Ann Nicholas

  • Chair
  • Beaverhead LLC
    Beaverhead Home & Ranch
  • Dillon, Mont.
Fred Stradinger

Fred Stradinger

  • Vice Chair
  • Retired president of Norwest Bank
  • Dillon, Mont.
Glen Leavitt

Glen Leavitt

  • Secretary/Treasurer
  • Retired Montana University System
  • Dillon, Mont.

Foundation Board

Mike Basile

  • Washington Corporation
  • Missoula, Mont.

Judy Martz

  • Former Montana Governor
  • Silver Bow, Mont.

William Kriegel

  • LaCense Montana
  • New York, N.Y.

Chance Bernall '04

  • Beaverhead Home & Ranch
  • Dillon, Mont.

Ted Ori '80

  • State Farm Insurance Agency
  • Dillon, Mont.

Lynn Hirschy

  • Harrington Bottling Co.
  • Dillon, Mont.

Taylor Nahrgang '10

  • Weatherby Inc.
  • Shandon, Calif.

Phil Willett '03

  • Pioneer Federal Savings and Loan
  • Dillon, Mont.

John Warren

  • Davis, Warren & Hritsco
  • Dillon, Mont.

John Schuyler

  • Dillon, Mont.

Fred Snook '68

  • Snook Law Office
  • Salmon, Idaho

Ron Fick

  • Dillon, Mont.

Judy Siring

  • Farmers Union Insurance
  • Dillon, Mont.

Collin Erb

  • The Bank of Commerce
  • Dillon, Mont.

Deb Creger

  • Vision Source
  • Dillon, Mont.

Charlene Loge

  • Dillon, Mont.

Bobby Beers '96

  • Billings, Mont.