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Department: Programming

Siri Eliasen

Siri Eliasen supports the Behavioral Health team ensuring systems and processes are implemented and fine-tuned. Before joining Montana Healthcare Foundation in 2021, Siri worked with various conservation non-profits and in several different education settings. She has a natural flair for logistics, organization, and precision. Siri grew up on Bainbridge Island, Washington. She graduated from Montana … Continued

Marias Quammen

Marias Quammen supports the America Indian team by providing her organizational and personal skills to ensure the program is running smoothly. Before joining our team in June of 2021, Marias was the program director at Befrienders in Bozeman, MT where she provided services to help reduce loneliness that many senior citizens face today. Marias was … Continued

Tressie White

Tressie White directs all our American Indian health programming with calm leadership and tireless dedication to improving health and reducing disparities for American Indian people in Montana. Tressie and her team provide funding, programming support, strategic guidance, and technical assistance for all of our grantees participating in the American Indian Health focus area and initiatives … Continued

Scott Malloy, LCSW

Scott Malloy directs our behavioral health and capacity programming with a vision and motivation for improving health for people in Montana. Scott and his team provide funding, programming support, strategic guidance, and technical assistance for our grantees in the behavioral health and capacity focus areas and initiatives. Scott works closely with state, tribal, and health … Continued

Maria Swoboda

Maria Swoboda is the grant software administrator and works closely with the programming and operations teams to design effective systems for staff and grantees. While completing her Business Administration degree from Montana State University, Maria worked for Foundant Technologies providing grant software support to foundations across the country. Prior to joining the Montana Healthcare Foundation, … Continued

Liz Davies, LCSW

Liz Davies provides programming support and technical assistance to our Integrated Behavioral Health initiative grantees and other partners. Before joining our team in early 2021, she spent nearly 10 years at Community Medical Center in Missoula overseeing behavioral health services, home and community-based services, and social work services in a brain injury rehab program. Liz … Continued

Lisa James

Lisa James provides technical assistance to our grantees and other partners in our Integrated Behavioral Health initiative. Lisa brings over 12 years of health care experience to our team, including seven years with Montana Medicaid. Before joining our team in 2021, Lisa spent five years with the Department of Public Health and Human Services. She … Continued

Kelsey Gummer, MHA

Kelsey Gummer directs and leads the programming work in the School-Based Initiative. She works with the team to provide funding, program support, strategic guidance, and technical assistance to our grantees in the initiative. Kelsey also works across MHC initiatives and provides support and leadership to the programming team. Before joining our team in 2020, Kelsey … Continued

Kassie Runsabove

With a talent for collaboration and community building, Kassie Runsabove manages our American Indian Health and Meadowlark Initiative programming. She works with our team to provide funding, program support, strategic guidance, and technical assistance to our grantees. Kassie has over 12-years of experience in the health care field, ranging from public health to health administration. … Continued

Hannah Jacoby

Hannah Jacoby designs and manages systems to help achieve the Montana Healthcare Foundation’s strategic priorities. Before joining our team in 2019, Hannah worked at several nonprofit organizations, all with a common goal: supporting social change. She held positions at the Chicago Freedom School in Chicago, Illinois, Domestic Abuse Intervention Services in Madison, Wisconsin, and the … Continued