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Board of Trustees


Ryan Jones, Chair
Jamie Ogolin, Vice Chair
Tara Andrews, Secretary
Debbie Morford
Jeff Okerman
Garret McFarland
Jenna Janshen

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Finance Committee

Jamie Ogolin - Chair
Debbie Morford
Tara Andrews
Meets on the Wednesday prior to the Board of Trustee meeting of each month at 3:30 in the Conference Room.

Human Resources Committee

Garret McFarland – Chair
Jeff Okerman
Jenna Janshen
Meets the fourth Monday of each month at 4:00 in the Conference Room unless the Board of Trustee meeting date has been changed.

Quality Committee

Debbie Morford – Chair
Jeff Okerman
Jamie Ogolin
Meets on the Wednesday prior to the Board of Trustee meeting of each month at 3:30 in the Conference Room.

Trustee Profiles



Debbie Morford
Debbie Morford: Ms. Morford was elected to the Board of Trustees in 2013. Debbie recently retired after working as the Manager of the Miles City Field Office with the Bureau of Land Management with responsibility for overseeing public lands and resources in 17 counties in eastern Montana. During her 26 year career working for the federal government, Debbie also served as District Ranger, geologist, and firefighter for the U.S. Forest Service in Wyoming, Colorado, Utah, and Montana. She also worked as a geologist for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Louisiana and as a cartographer for the Department of Defense in Washington DC. She currently works for OptiBlend Industries which provides product and support to the oil and gas industry. Debbie received her Bachelor of Science degree in Geology from Colorado State University.
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Ryan Jones
Ryan Jones: Mr. Jones was elected to the Board of Trustees in 2016. A native of Miles City, he currently works for Rain and Hail crop insurance as a Claims Supervisor for eastern Montana and northern Wyoming. Ryan graduated with an Associate’s Degree from Northwest College in Powell and a Bachelor’s Degree from Montana State University in Bozeman. Ryan also serves on the Board of Directors of OneHealth and Custer County 4-H programs. He is happily married to Nicole and has two children.
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Jeff Okerman
Jeff Okerman: Mr. Okerman was elected to the Board of Trustees in 2009. He is a rancher south of Miles City. He attended MSU Billings and has taken classes at Miles Community College.
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Garret McFarland
Garret McFarland: Dr. McFarland was elected to the Board of Trustees in 2005. He has been a dentist in Miles City for 17 years. After growing up in Fort Benton, MT, he received his bachelor’s degree from Carroll College and received his DDS from the University of Minnesota Dental School. Along with being a Trustee for MCC and member of the MCC Endowment board, Garret is also active in Kiwanis, Miles City Club board, and Town and Country Club.
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Jamie Ogolin
Jamie Ogolin: Mr. Ogolin was elected to the Board of Trustees in 2017. He is currently a financial advisor at Big Sky Financial in Miles City. A Butte native, Jamie earned a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Montana and a Master’s degree from Montana State University. In 1987, he moved to Miles City to teach science. During his 27 years in education, he was a biology teacher, assistant principal, and principal at CCDHS. Jamie also serves on the Custer County Educational Foundation board. He and his wife Kristy have two daughters, Tori and Alex. Jamie enjoys spending time outdoors with his family, hunting, fishing, and following his girls in their activities.

Tara Andrews
Tara Andrews: Ms. Andrews was elected to the Board of Trustees in 2019. Tara currently works as the Custer County Extension Agent in Miles City. Tara graduated with Bachelor of Science from Montana State University in Bozeman and a Master’s of Science from the University of Nebraska in Lincoln, NE. Tara also serves on the RSVP, Eastern Montana Industries, Custer County Educational Foundation, Custer County Transit and Custer County Fair boards. Tara is married to Dwayne Andrews and has two daughters.

Jenna Janshen
Jenna Janshen: Jenna Janshen is a born-and-raised Miles City native, and is currently the Interior Designer at SDI Architects + Design, located in Miles City. Janshen has current civic affiliations with Kiwanis Club of Miles City, Milestown Community Improvements, Inc (MCI2), and USA Hockey. Janshen is an alumna of MCC with an Associate of Arts & Science degree and North Dakota State University with a Bachelor of Science in Interior Design and a minor degree in Hospitality and Tourism Management.

 


Agenda Archives

October 25, 5:30 PM
Room 106 Monthly Meeting

September 27, 5:30 PM
Room 106 Monthly Meeting

August 23, 5:30 PM
Room 106 Monthly Meeting

July 26, 5:30 PM
Room 106 Monthly Meeting

June 28, 5:30 PM
Room 106 Monthly Meeting

May 28, 2:00 PM
Room 106 special session(Board only)
Campus/Community via Zoom

May 24, 5:30 PM
Room 106 Monthly Meeting(Board only)
Campus/Community via Zoom

April 26, 5:30 PM
Room 106 Monthly Meeting(Board only)
Campus/Community via Zoom

March 22, 5:30 PM
Room 106 Monthly Meeting(Board only)
Campus/Community via Zoom

February 22, 5:30 PM
Room 106 Monthly Meeting(Board only)
Campus/Community via Zoom

January 25, 5:30 PM
Room 106 Monthly Meeting(Board only)
Campus/Community via Zoom

December 21, 5:30 PM
Room 106 Monthly Meeting(Board only)
Campus/Community via Zoom

November 23, 5:30 PM
Room 106 Monthly Meeting(Board only)
Campus/Community via Zoom

October 26, 5:30 PM
Room 106 Monthly Meeting(Board only)
Campus/Community via Zoom

September 28, 5:30 PM
Room 106 Monthly Meeting(Board only)
Campus/Community via Zoom

August 24, 5:30 PM
Room 106 Monthly Meeting

July 27, 5:30 PM
on ZOOM, Monthly Meeting

June 22, 5:30 PM
on ZOOM, Monthly Meeting

May 18, 5:30 PM
on ZOOM, Monthly Meeting

April 27, 5:30 PM
on ZOOM, Monthly Meeting

March 23, 5:30 PM
Room 106 Monthly Meeting