Committee Members and Staff Information

Members serve at the will of the County Commission. Initially, there shall be 4 one-year terms, 4 two-year terms, and 5 three-year terms. Upon expiration of an initial term, terms shall be three years. Members may serve successive terms. A member may request reappointment by the County Commission. In the event a member resigns or is removed before the end of his term, the County Commission may appoint a new member to serve the remaining unexpired term.
(from the By-Laws, adopted August 2009.)


Board Officers:

  • Connie Cole - Chair
  • Kim Patterson - Vice Chair

Board Members:

  • Mike Bishop
  • Sara Meloy
  • Renee Lundberg
  • Zach Wirth
  • Rob McDonough
  • Kevin League
  • Gary Ellingson
  • Kevin League
  • Art Compton



  • Samantha Neill, County Planner I, Community Development and Planning Dept

Comments or question:
Samantha Neill
Phone: 406-447-8373
Fax: (406) 447-8398
Address: Open Lands Program, 316 N. Park Ave, Room 240, Helena, MT  59623