About the Missoula Consolidated Planning Board

Board Composition

The Missoula Consolidated Planning Board is comprised of nine members. Each member serves a two-year term; council members are limited to serving three terms of two years each. Partial terms do not count against the term limits.

  • Two City residents appointed by the Mayor.  
  • Two City residents appointed by City Council.                                    
  • One City alternate appointed by City Council.
  • Two County members who live outside city limits, appointed by the Commissioners.  
  • Two members living anywhere within the County.
  • One alternate from outside City limits, appointed by the Commissioners. 
  • One member appointed by the Conservation District Board (or BCC & Council).


Missoula Consolidated Planning Board bylaws

Contact Information  

If you would like to contact the Missoula Consolidated Planning Board, please email


  • First and third Tuesdays of each month at 7 p.m.
  • City Council Chambers
    140 West Pine Street 

Board Membership


Term Expiration Date

Mayoral Appointments

John Newman- Chair (Mayoral)  December 31, 2020
Neva Hassanein (Mayoral)  December 31, 2021

City Appointments

Vince Caristo (City)  December 31, 2021
Caroline Lauer (City) December 31, 2021
Shane Morrissey (City alternate) December 31, 2021

County Appointments

Dave Loomis (County Alternate)  outside of city limits resident December 31, 2021
Andy Mefford (County) December 31, 2021
Sean McCoy (County)
December 31, 2021
Stephanie Laporte Potts (County) December 31, 2021
Peter Bensen (County)  December 31, 2021

Conservation District Appointed

Josh Schroeder December 31, 2021