Teamwork Makes the Dream Work

Catherine Shepard

Operations Coordinator

Inside the Office: Catherine plays mom to staff (read: constant nagging and occasional public shaming) and keeps the finances in order.

Outside the Office: Catherine will be in class or doing homework (or procrastinating doing homework), working towards a B.A. in economics and an art history minor.

Erin Miller

Missoula Field Manager

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

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

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

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”.

Sarah Korn

Development Manager

Inside the Office: Sarah expands youth power by connecting regular folks with the issues that they care about most.

Outside the Office: Sarah enjoys crafting & exploring her artsy whims such as writing poetry, decorating cakes, and watercolor painting, usually with an iced coffee in hand.

Rachel Huff-Doria

Executive Director

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.

Check out our rad temporary program staff!