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.
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.
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 (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.
Member at Large
Dani (she/her) grew up in Great Falls and enjoys golfing, gaming, and reading. She also likes to spend time with her wife and is a lifelong learner. She is excited to have joined the board and to be able to help the community grow.
Member at Large
Christine (She/Her) is originally from California and moved to Montana growing up in Great Falls K-12. She graduated from CMR in 1991, after amazing years playing basketball and softball for the first ever softball team to play at CMR. She then moved to Seattle, Washington for 29 years, becoming a 2-time Husky Alumni from the University of Washington, Masters in Cultural Studies 2010 and BA in Society, Ethics and Human Behavior, 2000. She returned to live in Great Falls, 2022, to be near her mom and Great Falls community. She is excited about the opportunity to be a member of this board to help create a more inclusive, engaging environment for the LGBTQIA+ community in Great Falls. She enjoys laughing with her kids, renovating her home and is loves spending time with her elderly fur baby Coal pup.