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About the Elections Advisory Committee

The Missoula County Elections Advisory Committee advises the Board of County Commissioners and represents the citizens of Missoula County in supporting and enhancing the election process in Missoula County.  The committee was created to serve in an advisory capacity for the purpose of comprehensive planning, research, and outreach as directed by the Board of County Commissioners and under the supervision of the Missoula County Elections Administrator. 

Bylaws

Election Advisory Committee bylaws are available here.

Authorization: The Elections Advisory Committee was created by the Board of County Commissioners in accordance with Section 7-1-201 Montana Code Annotated

Meetings

Notice of time, place and agenda will be noticed on the Missoula County Elections website

Board Membership 

Consists of seven voting members and three alternates; limit of three consecutive three-year terms. 

  • Four citizens at large, including the alternate, appointed by the County Commissioners
    • One appointed member will be a person with extensive knowledge regarding the application of the Americans with Disabilities Act [ADA].
  • One Missoula County employee, appointed by the County Commissioners
  • One Democratic Party representative and alternate
  • One Republican Party representative and alternate
  • One Commissioner will serve as an ex-officio member of the committee

Members:

 Appointment

Term End Date:

Larry Dunham  Member  1/31/18
Denver Henderson   Member  1/31/18
Shibu Arens  Member  [Alternate]  1/31/19
Geoff Badenoch  Member  1/31/19
Travis Hoffman  Member  [ADA Representative]   1/31/19
Carol Bellin  Member  [Missoula County Employee]   1/31/20
Dustin Monroe   Central Committee [D]  1/31/20
Suzy Tarpey  Central Committee [D]  [Alternate]   1/31/20
Tom Wing  Central Committee [R]  1/31/20
Jill Chapman  Central Committee [R]   [Alternate]   1/31/20
David Strohmaier  Serves at the pleasure of the Board of County Commissioners  N/A
   
Contact Information:  County Elections Office   or  (406) 258-4751

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