Board of Directors

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Debi Lombardi

Treasurer

Whitehall, MT

Why do you love Forward Montana Foundation?

Forward Montana provides amazing opportunities for young people to become leaders and works to make the state a better, more inclusive place.

Rachel Garwin

Missoula, MT

Why do you love Forward Montana Foundation?

Forward Montana is inspiring in its efforts to move youth through a leadership pipeline to inspire a lifelong understanding of the importance and urgency of civic action.

Emily Allison

Treasurer

Bozeman, MT

Why do you love Forward Montana Foundation?

I have learned so much being a partner and board member of this amazing organization! Because of their efforts to mobilize voters, make voting cool and accessible, and educate people on how policy and government affect their immediate lives, I have hope for a brighter future!

Nicki Bailey

Chair

Bozeman, MT

Why do you love Forward Montana Foundation?

Our MT Youth do amazing things in and for our community. I am passionate about finding ways to further support their work, voices, and dreams –and that’s what Forward Montana is all about.

Ella Currier

Helena, MT

Why do you love Forward Montana Foundation?

Forward Montana’s emphasis on leadership development allowed me to become the successful young professional I am today, I love building young people’s power.

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Josh Olsen

Bozeman, MT

Why do you love Forward Montana Foundation?

Forward MT’s commitment to progressive values and relentless work to make Montana a more just and equitable place to live.

Jeremy Osborn

Helena, MT

Why do you love Forward Montana Foundation?

Forward Montana is a beacon of authenticity working in the often-less-than-authentic world of politics. They pursue the work that they want, they say what they want to say, and it just so happens that they also back up their integrity with a rock-solid strategy to change our state for the better.

Mary Blankenbaker

Hamilton, MT

Why do you love Forward Montana?

I love that Forward Montana engages and activates young people in Montana.

Kasandra Reddington

Helena, MT