Representing Montana’s Nonprofit Sector

MNA is proud to be guided by a diverse board of directors that represents many corners of the Montana nonprofit sector, from health care and education to community foundations, child services, and more.

Interested in serving on the board?

Help us strengthen the nonprofit sector in Montana by applying to join our board, or nominating someone else.

2023-2024 MNA Board of Directors

Headshot of Alison Paul, a woman with red glasses.

Alison Paul, Chair

Executive Director, Montana Legal Services


Headshot of MNA board member Jim Bennett in collared shirt and bolo tie.

Jim Bennett, Vice Chair

Philanthropy Officer, Montana Community Foundation


Headshot of MNA board member Ron Slinger in suit and tie.

Ron Slinger

President, Miles Community College

Miles City

Headshot of MNA board member Szanne Severin, smiling and wearing a turtleneck.

Suzanne Severin, CPA, Treasurer

Retired CPA


Headshot of MNA board member Todd Wilson, wearing a suit and green tie.

Todd Wilson

Executive Director, Helena Indian Alliance


Headshot of MNA board member Jesse Mahugh, leaning against a brick wall.

Jesse Mahugh

Executive Director, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Montana


Headshot of MNA board member Nancy Shlepp, smiling with chin resting on hand.

Nancy Schlepp

Meagher County Community Foundation


Headshot of Virginia Kashdan, a black woman with shoulder length dark hair.

Virginia Kashdan

Chief Operating Officer, NCAT


Headshot of MNA board member Burke Kufeld in shirt in tie.

Burke Kufeld

Director of Finance, Rocky Mountain Health Network


Headshot of MNA board member Jamie Shanks smiling.

Jamie Shanks

Foundation & Marketing Director, Glendive Medical Center Foundation


Jono McKinney outside, wearing a read beanie hat.

Jono McKinney

President & CEO, Montana Conservation Corps


Josh Vanek

Josh Vanek

Executive Director, Montana Campus Compact


Hilary Shaw


Governance Documents

Key MNA Governance Policies

MNA governance policies may be used as examples of governance policy practices and adapted by visitors to this site.  However, these policies should not be used simply as templates.  All policies should be reviewed in light of the unique circumstances and needs of each organization and adapted accordingly.  All policies should be reviewed by an attorney knowledgable in nonprofit law prior to adoption.

If you have any questions regarding MNA’s governance policies, please contact Executive Director Liz Moore by email or call (406) 449-3717

Current board members can access the MNA board portal through Cureo.