Meet the Board

Meet the

Board of Directors

James Bamfield

James (he/him) grew up in California, and has spent most of his life in Montana. Starting volunteering and community services with Key Club in high school, James now helps out with various 501(c)3 in Great Falls, while spreading fun with his Ghostbuster-themed car.

Tyson Habein
Vice President

Tyson (he/him) has lived in Montana, Washington, and New Mexico and has 20 years of experience working for the growth of arts and culture in local communities. In 2016 his activities became more focused on social and economic justice

Kelly Quick

Kelly (she/her) was born in Illinois, raised in Wisconsin, schooled in Minnesota, Illinois, Texas, and Colorado; Kelly has taught Exercise Science in Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Wisconsin, and finally, Montana. She is a lover of sports and exercise, is a self-proclaimed geek, and is wilderness wanderer. She is the mom to hundreds, maybe thousands of students and five cats. Kelly has survived a brain tumor and disability discrimination; is part of LGBTQ+ community and is follower of Jesus Christ and the Chicago Bears.

MaryAnn Montgomery

MaryAnn (she/her) was born and raised here in Great Falls, except for a few years away for college.  When she’s not in the classroom, she enjoy golfing, fishing, and taking lots of road trips with her wife and family to explore Montana.  She’s excited to be on the board and looking forward to being able to work to foster understanding and inclusion for all.  

Robyn Michalec
AmeriCorps VISTA

Robyn (she/her) is an AmeriCorps VISTA member serving at the Great Falls LGBTQ+ Center. She will serve a number of roles for the Center, including supporting GSAs at area schools as well as creating safe spaces for LGBTQ2S+ youth. She recently graduated from Drake University in Iowa, where she studied international relations, anthropology, and sociology. In her free time, she enjoys writing, tennis, and exploring all that Montana has to offer!

Jasmine Taylor
Member at Large

Jasmine (she/her) grew up in Great Falls and is a community organizer, animal lover, and activist. She attended the University of Providence for undergraduate school and received her Masters of Public Administration from the University of Montana in fall 2020.

Laura Wright
Member at Large

Laura (she/her) was awarded advocate of the year by the Center in 2020.

Bronwyn George
Member at Large

Bronwyn (she/her) is a Northern New York native who permanently relocated to Big Sky country in 2011 and has grown to love this beautiful state.  She has a Bachelor of Science from Cornell University and has a lifelong passion for Social Justice.  As a founding member of the Board of Directors, she has been volunteering with the Great Falls LGBTQ+ Center since 2015.  When not fighting the good fight, she spends her time keeping her cat out of the craft room..

Meghan Wakeley
Member at Large

Meghan A. Wakeley (she/her) , board member, is in her second year of service with the Center. Working towards her second Masters in Vocal Pedagogy, Meghan is learning how to work with Trans voices. Director of the Center’s Rainbow Choir, Meghan also loves to plan events!

Aishly Corrigan-Snider
Member at Large

Aishly (she/her) was born in Missoula, Montana but moved to Great Falls when she young and has remained here since. She is currently pursuing her Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting. Aishly is an avid dog lover, having 2 of her own. She is a die-hard San Francisco Giants fan as well as a Notre Dame Fighting Irish fan.