PLWA Board of Directors

2017 Board of Directors

President – Bernard Lea, Billings
Vice President – John Gibson, Billings
Treasurer – Ray Pearson, Billings
Secretary – JW Westman, Park City
Other Directors:  Colter Pearson – Billings, Tony Schoonen – Ramsay, Dennis Grundman – Big Sky, Carol Fox – Helena

 

2016 Board of Directors

President – John Gibson, Billings
Vice President – Dale Spartas, Bozeman
Treasurer – Ray Pearson, Billings
Secretary – JW Westman, Park City
Other Directors: Sam Milodragovich – Butte, Lou Goosey – Livingston, Colter Pearson – Billings, Tony Schoonen – Ramsay, Glenn Elison – Lewistown

 

2015 Board of Directors

President – John Gibson, Billings
Vice President – Dennis Grundman, Big Sky
Treasurer – Bernard Lea, Billings
Secretary – JW Westman, Park City
Other Directors: Sam Milodragovich – Butte, Lou Goosey – Livingston, Colter Pearson – Billings, Tony Schoonen – Ramsay, Glenn Elison – Lewistown, Ray Pearson – Billings

 

2014 Board of Directors

President – John Gibson, Billings
Vice President – Dennis Grundman, Big Sky
Treasurer – Bernard Lea, Billings
Secretary – JW Westman, Park City
Other Directors: Sam Milodragovich – Butte, Lou Goosey – Livingston, Colter Pearson – Billings, Tony Schoonen – Ramsay, George Bauer – Livingston, Jim Olson – Hamilton

 

2013 Board of Directors

President – John Gibson, Billings
Vice President – Dennis Grundman, Big Sky
Treasurer – Bernard Lea, Billings
Secretary – JW Westman, Park City
Other Directors: Sam Milodragovich – Butte, Lou Goosey – Livingston, Colter Pearson – Billings, Tony Schoonen – Ramsay, George Bauer – Livingston, Jim Olson – Hamilton

 

2012 Board of Directors

President – John Gibson, Billings
Vice President – Dennis Grundman, Big Sky
Treasurer – Bernard Lea, Billings
Secretary – JW Westman, Park City
Other Directors: Sam Milodragovich – Butte, Lou Goosey – Livingston, Colter Pearson – Billings, Tony Schoonen – Ramsay, George Bauer – Livingston, Jim Olson – Hamilton

 

2011 Board of Directors

President – John Gibson, Billings
Vice President – Dennis Grundman, Big Sky
Treasurer – Bernard Lea, Billings
Secretary – Lee Gustafson, Laurel
Other Directors: Sam Milodragovich – Butte, Lou Goosey – Livingston, Colter Pearson – Billings, Bryan Dunn – Great Falls, Tony Schoonen – Ramsay, George Bauer – Livingston, Jim Olson – Hamilton

 

2010 Board of Directors

President – John Gibson, Billings
Vice President – Dennis Grundman, Big Sky
Treasurer – Bernard Lea, Billings
Secretary – Lee Gustafson, Laurel
Other Directors: Bill Holdorf – Butte, Tom Harmon – Billings, Colter Pearson – Billings, Bryan Dunn – Great Falls, Tony Schoonen – Ramsay

 

2009 Board of Directors

President – John Gibson, Billings
Vice President – Lee Gustafson, Laurel
Treasurer – Bernard Lea, Billings
Secretary – Dennis Grundman, Big Sky
Other Directors: Bill Holdorf – Butte, Tom Harmon – Billings, Colter Pearson – Billings, Bryan Dunn – Great Falls, Tony Schoonen – Ramsay

 

2008 Board of Directors

President – John Gibson, Billings
Vice President – Lee Gustafson, Laurel
Treasurer – Bernard Lea, Billings
Secretary – Dennis Grundman, Big Sky
Other Directors: Bill Holdorf – Butte, Tom Harmon – Billings, Rod Bullis – Helena, Bryan Dunn – Great Falls, Tony Schoonen – Ramsay

 

2007 Board of Directors

President – John Gibson, Billings
Vice President – Bernard Lea, Billings
Treasurer – Tony Schoonen, Ramsay
Secretary – Dennis Grundman, Big Sky
Other Directors: Bill Holdorf – Butte, Jack Atcheson Sr., Butte, Jim McDermond – Great Falls

 

2006 Board of Directors

President – John Gibson, Billings
Vice President – Bernard Lea, Billings
Treasurer – Tony Schoonen, Ramsay
Secretary – Dennis Grundman, Big Sky
Other Directors: Bill Holdorf – Butte, Jack Atcheson Sr., Butte, Jim McDermond – Great Falls

 

2005 Board of Directors

President – Jack Atcheson Sr., Butte
Vice President – John Gibson, Billings
Treasurer – Tony Schoonen, Ramsay
Secretary – Dennis Grundman, Big Sky
Other Directors: Bill Holdorf – Butte, Sam Babich – Butte, Jim McDermond – Great Falls

 

2004 Board of Directors

President – Jack Atcheson Sr., Butte
Vice President – John Gibson, Billings
Treasurer – Tony Schoonen, Ramsay
Secretary – same as above
Other Directors: Bill Holdorf – Butte, Sam Babich – Butte, Jim McDermond – Great Falls

 

2003 Board of Directors

President – Jack Atcheson Sr., Butte
Vice President – John Gibson, Billings
Treasurer – Tony Schoonen, Ramsay
Secretary – same as above
Other Directors: Bill Holdorf – Butte, Sam Babich – Butte, Jim McDermond – Great Falls

 

2002 Board of Directors

President – Bernard Lea, Billings
Vice President – John Gibson, Billings
Treasurer – Tony Schoonen, Ramsay
Secretary – same as above
Other Directors: Bill Holdorf – Butte, Sam Babich – Butte, Jim McDermond – Great Falls

 

2001 Board of Directors

President – John Gibson, Billings
Vice President – Bernard Lea, Billings
Treasurer – Tony Schoonen, Ramsay
Secretary – same as above
Other Directors: Bill Holdorf – Butte, Sam Babich – Butte, Jim McDermond – Great Falls

 

2000 Board of Directors

President – John Gibson, Billings
Vice President – Bernard Lea, Billings
Treasurer – Tony Schoonen, Ramsay
Secretary – same as above
Other Directors: Bill Holdorf – Butte, Sam Babich – Butte, Jim McDermond – Great Falls

 

1999 Board of Directors

President – John Gibson, Billings
Vice President – Bernard Lea, Billings
Treasurer – Tony Schoonen, Ramsay
Secretary – same as above
Other Directors: Bill Holdorf – Butte, Sam Babich – Butte, Jim McDermond – Great Falls

 

1998 Board of Directors

President – William (Bill) A. Fairhurst, Three Forks
Vice President – Sam Babich, Butte
Treasurer – Tony Schoonen, Ramsay
Secretary – same as above
Other Directors: Bill Holdorf – Butte, John Gibson – Billings, Jack Jones – Butte

 

1997 Board of Directors

President – William (Bill) A. Fairhurst, Three Forks
Vice President – Sam Babich, Butte
Treasurer – Tony Schoonen, Ramsay
Secretary – same as above
Other Directors: Bill Holdorf – Butte, John Gibson – Billings, Jack Jones – Butte

 

1996 Board of Directors

President – Monte Cooper, Bozeman
Vice President – Sam Babich, Butte
Treasurer – Carol Harcharik, Bozeman
Secretary – same as above
Other Directors: Perry H. Nelson – Bozeman, Chris Coyle – Bozeman, William R. Endy – Whitehall, Bernard Lea – Billings, Ron Jenson – Bozeman

 

1995 Board of Directors

President – Monte Cooper, Bozeman
Vice President – Sam Babich, Butte
Treasurer – Carol Harcharik, Bozeman
Secretary – same as above
Other Directors: Perry H. Nelson – Bozeman, Chris Coyle – Bozeman, William R. Endy – Whitehall, Bernard Lea – Billings, Ron Jenson – Bozeman
Executive Director – Lewis E. (Gene) Hawkes, Bozeman

 

1994 Board of Directors

President – Monte Cooper, Bozeman
Vice President – Greg Hester, Bozeman
Treasurer – Carol Harcharik, Bozeman
Secretary – same as above
Other Directors: Maurie Magee – Bozeman, Edward Osborn – Alder, Perry H. Nelson – Bozeman, Chris Coyle – Bozeman, William R. Endy – Whitehall, Bernard Lea – Billings
Executive Director – Lewis E. (Gene) Hawkes, Bozeman

 

1993 Board of Directors

President – Monte Cooper, Bozeman
Vice President – William (Bill) A. Fairhurst, Three Forks
Treasurer – Carol Harcharik, Bozeman
Secretary – same as above
Other Directors: Maurie Magee – Bozeman, Edward Osborn – Alder, Perry H. Nelson – Bozeman, Greg Hester – Bozeman, Chris Coyle – Bozeman
Executive Director – Lewis E. (Gene) Hawkes, Bozeman

 

1992 Board of Directors

President – Monte Cooper, Bozeman
Vice President – William (Bill) A. Fairhurst, Three Forks
Treasurer – Carol Harcharik, Bozeman
Secretary – same as above
Other Directors: Paul Berg – Billings, Robert Olson – Livingston, Virgil Lindsey – Ennis, R. D. (Denny) Irwin – Bozeman, Maurie Magee – Bozeman
Executive Director – Lewis E. (Gene) Hawkes, Bozeman

 

1991 Board of Directors

President – Ronald B. Stevens, Bozeman
Vice President – William (Bill) A. Fairhurst, Three Forks
Treasurer – Mark Sabo, Gallatin Gateway
Secretary – same as above
Other Directors: Jerry Jackson – Billings, Paul Berg – Billings, Craig Staley – Sheridan, Robert Olson – Livingston, Edward Osborn – Alder
Executive Director – Lewis E. (Gene) Hawkes, Bozeman

 

1990 Board of Directors

President – Ronald B. Stevens, Bozeman
Vice President – Douglas Daniels, Belgrade
Treasurer – Stephanie Smith, Bozeman
Secretary – same as above
Other Directors: Jerry Jackson – Billings, Paul Berg – Billings, Craig Staley – Sheridan, Robert Olson – Livingston, Virgil Lindsey – Ennis
Executive Director – Lewis E. (Gene) Hawkes, Bozeman

 

1989 Board of Directors

President – Ronald B. Stevens, Bozeman
Vice President – Douglas Daniels, Belgrade
Treasurer – Dale Holiday, Bozeman
Secretary – Perry H. Nelson, Bozeman
Other Directors: William (Bill) A. Fairhurst – Three Forks, Tony Garibaldi – Bozeman, Jerry Jackson – Billings, Don Seliski – Forsyth, Craig Staley – Sheridan
Executive Director – Lewis E. (Gene) Hawkes, Bozeman

 

1988 Board of Directors

President – Lewis E. (Gene) Hawkes, Bozeman
Vice President – William (Bill) A. Fairhurst, Three Forks
Treasurer – Dale Holiday, Bozeman
Secretary – same as above
Other Directors:, Barb Davis – Bozeman, Robert Olson – Livingston, Douglas Daniels – Belgrade, Tony Garibaldi – Bozeman, Tom Schessler – Bozeman, J.L. Lawellin – Livingston

 

1987 Board of Directors

President – Lewis E. (Gene) Hawkes, Bozeman
Vice President – Perry H. Nelson, Bozeman
Treasurer – Dale Holiday, Bozeman
Secretary – same as above
Other Directors: William (Bill) A. Fairhurst – Three Forks, Barb Davis – Bozeman, Robert Olson – Livingston

 

1986 Board of Directors

President – Lewis E. (Gene) Hawkes, Bozeman
Vice President – Perry H. Nelson, Bozeman
Treasurer – Richard. F. Creed, Bozeman
Secretary – same as above
Other Directors: William (Bill) A. Fairhurst – Three Forks, Robert Olson – Livingston, Bob Garner – Bozeman

 

1985 Board of Directors (Founders)

President – Lewis E. (Gene) Hawkes, Bozeman
Vice President – Perry H. Nelson, Bozeman
Treasurer – Richard. F. Creed, Bozeman
Secretary – same as above
Other Directors: William (Bill) A. Fairhurst – Three Forks, Mark, A Simonich – Livingston, Bob Garner – Bozeman, Sandy Buchaklian – Livingston, Robert Olson – Livingston, J.L. Lawellin – Livingston

Public Land/Water Access Association Inc. or PLWA,
is a citizen group organized and operated under the Montana nonprofit corporation act.
The Internal Revenue Service has made a determination that PLWA qualifies as a tax- exempt
organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and that it is a public charity.

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