Boards and Commissions
Board of Oil & Gas Commission
The board consists of seven members, three of whom shall be from the oil & gas industry and have had at least 3 years' experience in the production of oil and gas, and two of whom shall be landowners residing in oil- or gas-producing counties of the state but not actively associated with the oil & gas industry, but one of the two landowners shall be one who owns the mineral rights with the surface and the other shall be one who does not own the mineral rights. (MCA Section 2-15-3303)
Governor's Drought Advisory Committee meeting schedule, minutes, and agenda for the next meeting.
The Montana Grass Commission
Mission: "To provide for the conservation, protection, restoration, and proper utilization of grass, forage and range resources of the State of Montana"
- Jeff Willmore – Chairman Roy, MT.
- Vicki Dunaway – Vice Chairman Billings, MT.
- Bill Kennedy – Director Ekalaka, MT.
- Greg Oxarart – Director Malta, MT.
- Richard Stuker – Director Chinook, MT.
- Sandra K. Brown -- Executive Vice President Terry, MT
The program receives guidance from the Rangeland Resource Executive Committee, is composed of six ranchers located across the state and appointed by the governor. Members include:
- Les Gilman, Chairman, Alder
- John Hollenback, Gold Creek, Vice Chair
- Steve Hedstrom, Raynesford
- Diane Ahlgren, Winnett
- Noel Keogh, Nye
- Connie Iversen, Culbertson
Reserved Water Rights Compact Commission's meeting schedule, minutes, and agenda for the next meeting.
The Compact Commission is composed of nine appointed members:
|Senator Debby Barrett||Montana Senate|
|Senator Dick Barrett||Montana Senate|
|Rep. Daniel Salomon||Montana House of Representatives|
|Chris Tweeten, Chairman||Montana Attorney General|
|Representative Kathleen Williams||Montana House of Representatives|
Commission members are organized into teams which negotiate with federal or tribal representatives.
as of October 19, 2016
21545 Lower Woodchuck Rd
Florence, MT 59833
South Central Montana
P.O. Box 8
Hysham, MT 59803
P.O. Box 313
Saco, MT 59261
P.O. Box 53
Ekalaka, MT 59234
North Central Montana
O. Ramsey Offerdal
14483 Midway Road East
Conrad, MT 59425
Phone: (406) 627-2174
341 Klock Rd
Cascade, MT 59421
392 Browns Gulch
Butte, MT 59701
Phone: (406) 782-5128
State trust lands are managed by the Department of Natural Resources and Conservation (DNRC) Trust Land Management Division. Timber, surface, and mineral resources are managed for the benefit of the common schools and the other endowed institutions in Montana, under the direction of the State Board of Land Commissioners.
The board consists of Montana's five top elected officials.
The Working Group is made up of 16 volunteer members representing irrigation, Blackfeet Tribe, and Ft. Belknap Indian Community, municipalities, recreation/fisheries, economic development, and county government. Lt. Governor John Bohlinger and Mr. Randy Reed of Chinook Montana serve as Co-chairs. The Working Group meets on the fourth Wednesday of each month in various Hi-line communities. All meetings are open to the public.
St. Mary Rehabilitation Working Group
Lt. Governor John Walsh & Randy Reed, Co-Chairs
|Gary Anderson||Citizen||Chinook City Council|
|Jennifer Patrick||Irrigation||Milk River Joint Board of Control|
|Bob Nelson||Montana Walleyes Unlimited||Recreation|
|Michael DesRosier||Glacier County Commissioner||Glacier County|
|Wade Engstrom||Business||Two Rivers Economic Growth|
|Wade Jones||Irrigation||Malta Irrigation Dist|
|Marko Manoukian||Phillips County Extension Service||Phillips County Economic Growth Council|
|Gerald Lunak||Wildland Fire Management-Weed Implementation Leader||Blackfeet Tribe|
|Wes Pankratz||Irrigator||Glasgow District/Milk River Joint Board of Control|
|Dave Peterson||Public Works Director||Municipal Water Supply Havre, Chinook, Harlem|
|Dolores Plumage||Blaine County Commissioner||Blaine County|
|Randy Reed||Milk River Project Development Assn||Milk River Project Development Association|
|Randy Perez||Director, Water Resources||Ft. Belknap Indian Community|
|Paul Tuss||Director, Bear Paw Development Corp||Economic Development|
Comments or questions? Contact DNRC Public Information Office, or a board member listed above.
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