2018 Board Members


Executive Officers:

Chairperson, Stacey Wheeler, Missoula

Family of Consumer,

Email:     asdwheeler@gmail.com


Vice-chair, Geri Stewart, Missoula

Consumer Organization,

Email: geri@greenbenchorchard.com



Secretary, Denelle Pappier, Hamilton

Ravalli Co. LAC

Email: dpappier@aol.com


Treasurer, Tim Myers, Missoula


Email: tmyers@wmmhc.org

Board Members:



Beaverhead Co. LAC-

Rick Hartz, Dillon




Flathead Co. LAC-

Susan Thomas, Kalispell



Lake Co. LAC-

Douglas Schimmel, Polson



Lincoln Co. LAC-



Madison Co. LAC-

Jim Hart, Virginia City



Mineral Co. LAC-

Dawn Sandberg, Superior



Missoula Co. LAC-

David Cockrell, Missoula



Sanders Co. LAC-

Vicki Croft, Plains




Butte-Silverbow Co. LAC-

Patricia Herman, Butte

Email: pherman87@gmail.com


Pintler District LAC-

Michelle Harrington, Anaconda



Member at Large-

Brenda Desmond, Missoula

Email: bdesmond@mt.gov


Member at Large-

Rena Ayres, Missoula

Email: luckijinx@gmail.com



Pete Snyder, Missoula



Peter Snyder has 40 years of health care experience with a focus on the development and administration of hospital based psychiatric services.  He transitioned from his clinical role as a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist to managing psychiatric inpatient services in 1985.  He has held various positions with health care organizations over the years including Executive Director of Eastern Idaho Behavioral Health Center in Idaho Falls Idaho and Administrator of Canyon View Hospital and Counseling Centers in Twin Falls Idaho.

Peter is currently employed by Diamond Health Care in Richmond Virginia as Regional Director of Psychiatric Services.  His primary assignment is with Providence St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula Montana providing the leadership for the psychiatric service line which includes inpatient and outpatient psychiatric services.

He has served on various boards and community development initiatives focused on improving assess, quality and effectiveness of behavioral health services and community collaboration.



Consumer Org.-NAMI

Monique Casbeer, Missoula



Consumer Org.-

Sylvia Carollo, Missoula

Email:  slvcarollo6@gmail.com


Provider Org.-

Leah Furlong, Missoula



 Member at Large-

Contact wsaamontana@gmail.com for information on applying to serve on the board.