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Department: Communications

Kalysta Tripp

Kalysta Tripp is our communications department intern. Kalysta was raised in Billings and moved to Bozeman in 2017 to attend Montana State University. She is graduating with her undergraduate degree in business marketing in May 2022. During her college career, Kalysta was a member of the American Marketing Association, serving as the director of social … Continued

Melinda Buchheit, MS

Melinda Buchheit directs the Foundation’s communications department and develops its public-facing strategy, messaging, and materials. Before joining our team in 2015, Melinda worked as a freelancer in film production, completed a term of service with AmeriCorps in Los Angeles, and worked in marketing and creative content at Paramount Pictures. Melinda spent most of her childhood … Continued