Board Members

The Foundation Board members are local residents from up and down the valley who will help maximize the impact of your donations on our community. Our current board members are:

Maria Conn, Chair & Festival Chair (406) 546-8491 
Maria Conn has lived in Granite County her entire life. She and her husband Jamie live on the edge of the family ranch near Hall. They are very proud of their 2 grown sons Danny and David, 5th generation ranchers in Granite County on both sides. Danny and his wife Kira make their home on the family ranch outside of Hall and David lives and works in Missoula.

Maria has been involved in community activities for over 30 years, most noteworthy, serving on the Philipsburg School Board for 13 years. Maria and Jamie ranched in the area for a number of years, in conjunction with Maria running an upholstery business and working at the local veterinary clinic among other endeavors. She has worked in the medical billing and coding field since 1996, at the local Medical Center as well as offices in Missoula and Dillon. Maria presently works remotely out of her home managing payer contracts, the accounts receivable for an allergy practice and the billing and coding for a busy orthopedic practice. Maria enjoys time with her family, growing flowers/plants in their greenhouse, yard work and mountain biking with Jamie.

Toby Wetsch, Vice Chair (406) 288-4547
Toby Wetsch was born and raised in Missoula and graduated from the University of Montana majoring in Health and Human Performance in 2000. She moved to Drummond in 2005 and married 3rd generation rancher Shawn Wetsch. Toby worked for Consumer Direct Management Solutions (now Consumer Direct Care Network) in Missoula for almost 13 years before taking a job as the Drummond School District Clerk/Business Manager in April 2015.  She was an avid member of the Snowbowl National Ski Patrol for almost 20 years and for 10 years was on the Safety on Snow (SOS) Fair board.

Toby and Shawn welcomed their twin daughters, Piper and Kameron in May of 2009.  They currently attend Drummond Elementary School. When able she helps on the family ranch just outside of Drummond and also enjoys downhill skiing, snowmobiling, water skiing and riding horses with her family. She decided to join the GCMF board because she believes that health care and health education is important in any community and healthy minds and bodies lead to longer, happier living.

Jackie Walter, Treasurer
Jacquelyn R. Walter (Bohrnsen) was born and raised in Philipsburg and graduated from Granite High School. After high school, Jackie attended University of Montana in Missoula and received her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, majoring in Accounting. In 2011, Jackie became a Certified Public Accountant practicing in Montana. She has recently relocated back to Philipsburg with her husband, Robbie, and two young children, Kendalyn (4) and Kruz (2).

In 2015, Jackie opened her own private practice accounting firm, Warren Peak Accounting, PLLC. She stays busy with her practice along with her busy children. Jackie enjoys riding horses, helping on the 3rd generation family ranch, hunting and hiking.

Having two young children, Jackie feels that the Medical Center is a vital resource to the community and joined the Foundation to help the community retain critical healthcare services.

Cat Johnson, Secretary (909) 831-0513
Cat Johnson was born and raised in California. Cat moved to Montana from Portland, OR in 2012, with her husband Cooper, a 5th generation rancher whose family’s ranch is in Hall. She has volunteered at many of the GCMF events and fundraisers over the last three years. Her favorites are the Women’s Wellness Brunch and the Festival of Trees. Having recently moved to Hall, Cat is eager to be involved in the community she hopes to raise a family in. She is excited to be a part of an organization that does so much good for the local community and to head the Women’s Wellness Brunch committee.

Cat is the Purchasing/Retail Manager at The Ranch at Rock Creek. She enjoys spending time with family, reading, eating any kind of dessert, and learning about the ranching business.

Richard Molteni (406) 859-0082 
Rich A. Molteni, M.D. has more than 35 years of experience in health care, including expertise in physician relations, patient safety, quality indicators, credentialing, privileging, and peer review. He is a pediatrician and neonatologist by training and has worked in a number of academic institutions throughout his career. He recently retired as Senior Vice President and VPMA of Seattle Children’s Hospital and Associate Dean of the University of Washington School of Medicine.

He has broad leadership experience in a number of large health care systems and academic institutions. For the last two years he has served as an intermittent consultant for Joint Commission Resources and Joint Commission International. He has lived in Philipsburg with his wife, Joyce following retirement for the last three years. He spends the winter months in South Carolina. He enjoys hiking with his dogs, exploring Montana and fly-fishing. He and Joyce have children in Salt Lake City, UT and Portland, OR.

Mark Ransford (406) 288-3416 
Dr. Mark Ransford has lived in Granite County for 30 years. During that time, he has operated a solo Veterinary practice. He and his wife, Linda, a teacher in the Philipsburg school system, have been married for 30 years. Mark has two grown daughters; one is a high school science teacher and the other is a cardiac nurse.

Over the years Mark has been very active in the community, serving on the Granite County Solid Waste board, the Philipsburg School board, the Valley Fire District board and the Granite County Medical Foundation board. He has also served as the Granite County Disaster and Emergency Services Coordinator and the Granite County Safety Officer.  In addition, he has been the treasurer for the Granite County Museum for 16 years and active in the Philipsburg Rotary Club for over 25 years. Mark enjoys the outdoors, especially skiing, hiking, camping and fishing. Mark enjoys our wonderful community and intends to stay for a long, long while.

Blaine Bradshaw (406) 531-5846    
Blaine C. Bradshaw was raised and educated in Philipsburg. He graduated from Granite High School in 1990, and then went on to earn a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Brigham Young University. Bradshaw returned to Montana to continue his schooling. In 1999, he received a master’s degree in sociology with an emphasis in criminology and in 2001 he received a Juris Doctor from the University of Montana.

Blaine served as the Granite County Attorney from 2003 to 2006. He has been the Philipsburg Town Attorney since 2006. Blaine is married to Shona Curtis Bradshaw, and they are raising 5 children who attend school in Drummond. In addition to serving on the Granite County Medical Foundation board, Blaine is also involved with the Drummond Chamber of Commerce and local Boy Scout Troop 1968.

Heidi MacDonald (406) 546-5261
Heidi MacDonald was born and raised in Missoula, and graduated from the University of Montana. She is currently an agent for Farmers Insurance but spent the previous 13 years working for Missoula Strikers Soccer Association and the past eight years as it’s Executive Director. Heidi has a board member for Missoula Parks and Recreation, Missoula Strikers, and spent the past ten years on a board working to build Fort Missoula Regional Park.

Heidi and her husband Randy, bought a house in Philipsburg in 2006 so their four children would have the opportunity to spend as much time as possible skiing, hunting, fishing, and skating in this much loved, small town.

Rachel Levy, (908) 328-1356
Rachel Levy was born and raised in New Jersey.  Rachel attended The Evergreen State College located in Olympia, Washington where she studied Food Systems and Education.  Throughout college Rachel’s major allowed her to study many facets she was interested in including food science, organic gardening, teaching, nonprofit business, and grant writing. Rachel was highly involved in her community in Olympia and is extremely excited to serve on the GCMF Board.

Rachel Levy moved to Philipsburg in August of 2016 to serve as a service member for FoodCorps, a nonprofit that connects students to healthy food in school. Working with both the Philipsburg and Drummond School districts, Rachel teaches nutrition, cooking, and gardening throughout the school year and the summer. Living in Montana allows Rachel to do some of her favorite hobbies, hiking, backpacking, and camping. Due to the abundance of activities, Rachel has also discovered a new love for cross-country skiing, fishing, and kayaking.

Krista Johnson, Outreach Director (406) 691-1459
Krista Johnson is the Outreach Director for the Granite County Medical Foundation (a non-board position). Her family has called the Flint Creek Valley home for five generations. She lives with her husband in Missoula, Montana, but spends a lot of time on her family’s ranch in Hall. She works with local businesses and non-profits in Granite County. Krista is proud to be in her fourth year of work with the Foundation board, and believes strongly in their positive impact on the community. If you have questions regarding the Festival of Trees, the Women’s Wellness Brunch or any other ongoing projects or events, please contact her at the email above.