TEAMWORK MAKES THE DREAM WORK

Kiersten Iwai

Executive Director
kiersten@forwardmontana.org

Inside the office: Kiersten spends her time bragging about Forward Montana’s badass programs, staff, and interns.

Outside the office: You can find Kiersten eating french fries after a long day in the mountains or dancing the night away.

Amara Reese-Hansell

Program Director
amara@forwardmontana.org

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.

Annie Warner

Operations Coordinator
annalese@forwardmontana.org

Inside the Office: Annie is most likely on her fourth cup of coffee and feeling jazzed about expense reports and democracy!

Outside the Office: Annie is either shredding fresh pow on the mountain or tossing out unsolicited podcast recommendations. Or else, check Costco.

Terry Bradley

Development Manager
terry@forwardmontana.org

Inside the Office: Terry can be found listening to classical music and thinking up new ways to get more people involved within democracy 

Outside the Office: Terry enjoys caring for his plants, propagating new plant babies, and can be found at any local farmers market buying even more plants. 

Hannah Pate

Statewide Field Manager
hannahpate@forwardmontana.org

Inside the office: Hannah can be found listening to podcasts on the way to her next Campus, and pondering how to get more young people involved across the state!
Outside the office: Hannah likes to relax with her dog Oliver, drink too much caffeine and do her homework. Hannah is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Public Relations online through MSU-Billings.

Erin Miller

Missoula Field Manager
erin@forwardmontana.org

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.

Michael Nelson

Billings Field Manager
michaeln@forwardmontana.org

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”.

Emma Bode

Bozeman Field Manager
emma@forwardmontana.org

Inside the Office: Emma gets nerdy with the data and is energized by intern and volunteer passion for youth engagement.

Outside the Office: Emma can be found rambling around the mountains, rescuing overripe produce, or making unconventional concoctions in the kitchen.