Montana Disability & Health Community Planning Group


MTDH has a long-standing collaborative relationship with a wide range of disability service providers and with people with disabilities. Representatives from Centers for Independent Living (CILs), developmental disability service programs, and disability advocacy organizations serve as members of the Montana Disability & Health Community Planning Group (MDHCPG), as do individuals with disabilities who represent different impairment groups (e. g., mobility impairments, developmental disabilities, etc.).

The MDHCPG participates actively in MTDH planning, program implementation, and evaluation. The MDHCPG’s role includes mobilizing support and partnerships, and providing insight on the effectiveness of existing state policies related to disability. In addition, MDHCPG conducts programmatic activities. Specifically, they sponsor the Disability Advisors program, the Accessibility Ambassadors program, policy review committees (e.g., housing), and MTDH’s long-term strategic planning process.

Kathie Bach
811 E. Wren Lane
Glendive, MT 59330

Mackenzie Jones, MPH, CHES
Health Education Specialist
Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion Bureau
PO Box 202951 | 1400 Broadway | Helena MT  59620-2951
406.444.2744 | fax 406.444.5900

Brent A. Morris
Peer Transition Specialist
Living Independently for Today and Tomorrow
1201 Grand Avenue Suite 1
Billings, MT 59102

Todd Hoar
Silver Bow County Developmental Disabilities Council, Inc.
305 W. Mercury
Butte MT 59701

LizAnn Kudrna
222 E Koch
Bozeman, MT 59715

Mike Mayer, Executive Director
Summit Independent Living Center
700 SW Higgins Ste 101
Missoula MT 59803

Arthur McDonald
PO Box 326
Lame Deer, Montana 59043

Jim Bissett
Spring Meadow Resources, Executive Director
2850 Broadwater Ave
Helena, MT, 59602

Kelly Murray
Mountain View Social Development Center
2100 Farragut
Butte, MT 59701

Connie Orr, Developmental Disabilities Program
Crisis Prevention & Response Team Supervisor
Developmental Services Division
111 N. Sanders, Room 305
PO Box 4210 Helena, MT 59620

Tiffany Sauer
Pronghorn Drive
Clancy, MT 59634

Mike Schaff
People First of Montana
Serendipity Apartments
6 South Park, #C-19
Helena, MT 59601

Michael Woods MS, CRC
Senior and Long Term Care Community Services
Big Sky Waiver QA Program Manager
201 1st St. S., Suite #3
Great Falls, MT 59405

Heather Welch
Section Supervisor
Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion Bureau
PO Box 202951
Helena MT 59620-2951

Meg Ann Traci, Rural Institute
University of Montana,
52 Corbin Hall,
Missoula, MT 59812-7056

Mary T. Taylor
Director- Montana Telecommunications Access Program
Department of Public Health and Human Services
P.O. Box 4210, Helena, MT  59604
Phone: 406.444.4290 (V/TTY)
406.204.0115 (VP)
1.800.833.8503 (toll free)
Fax: 406.444.5999

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Last update: 8/27/15

Montana Disability and Health Program