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Montana State Parks & Recreation Board


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Montana State Parks & Recreation Board

The Montana State Parks & Recreation Board sets policies and provides direction for the management, protection, conservation and preservation for Montana’s state parks and associated recreational resources.

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Meeting Dates & Agendas

Next Board Meeting

  • Tuesday, October 16, 2018
  • Pictograph Cave State Park
  • 3401 Coburn Rd
  • Billings, MT 59101
  • 406-254-7342
  • Live audio stream will be available on the day of the meeting.
  • Live audio stream not available for this meeting.

June 22, 2018 Agenda (pdf)

Times are approximate and best estimate only.

8:30 a.m.   Fort Owen State Park Friends Group

9:00 a.m.   Work Session

  • Parks Classification System

Board Meeting

10:30 a.m.   Call to Order

  • Call to Order and Pledge of Allegiance
  • Approval of February 20, 2018 Meeting Minutes
  • Approval of Board Expenses
  • Board Member Reports
  • Director’s Report
  • Administrator Report

11:00 a.m.   Action Items

  • Resolution in Support of the Recovering America’s Wildlife Act – Endorsement   Cover Sheet

11:15 a.m.   Informational

11:45 a.m.   Lunch - Contractor Recognition of Flag Plaza at Travelers’ Rest State Park

12:30 p.m.   Informational continued

3:30 p.m.   Public Comment - For issues not on this agenda / Adjourn

4:00 p.m.   Fort Owen State Park Tour

6:00 p.m.   Dinner - Lolo Peak Brewing Company

Note: The Board may take action on all matters specifically noted on this agenda.
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks ensures its meetings are fully accessible to persons with disabilities. If special accommodations are needed, please contact the Parks Division at (406) 444-3750.

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About the Board

The Montana State Parks & Recreation Board is a citizen-led board appointed by the governor that consists of five members, one member from each district in the state. Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks’ Director, Martha Williams, serves as secretary to the board.

Map of state districts and counties

To find out more about the board, see the Montana State Parks & Recreation Board information sheet (200 KB)

Board Members
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Angie Grove

District 1 (Northwest)

Angie Grove, Helena (Chair)

Angie Grove has 28 years with the Montana Legislative Audit Division, working specifically with the State Parks Division.

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Jeff Welch

District 2 (Southwest)

Jeff Welch, Livingston

Jeff Welch is the president and founder of MERCURYcsc in Bozeman.

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Mary Sheehy Moe

District 3 (North Central)

Mary Sheehy Moe, Great Falls

Mary Sheehy Moe had a distinctive career in education, most recently serving as the Deputy Commissioner for Two-Year Education for the Montana University System, and served as a State Legislator.

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Betty Stone

District 4 (North East)

Betty Stone, Glasgow

Betty Stone has been the manager at the Cottonwood Inn for 28 years and a co-owner since 2004. She also serves as past chair and director of Two Rivers Economic Growth, development director of Missouri River Country and is on the Montana Lodging and Hospitality Association Board.

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Scott Brown

District 5 (South East)

Scott Brown, Billings

Scott Brown is the owner of The Base Camp in Helena and Billings and is an avid outdoor enthusiast.

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