Youth Justice Advisory Council Members

The council members are a cross section of public and private employees who are working to prevent or reduce juvenile delinquency and improve the juvenile justice system.  Are you interested in becoming a member of the YJC?  Join the team!

EO 01-2020 Continuing the Youth Justice Advisory Council

To be considered for appointment to the Youth Justice Advisory Council, please fill out the Gubernatorial Appointment Form.


Tim Brurud - Chair

9855 Hwy 2 W
Havre MT  59501
Phone: 265-6206

Representing: Private Nonprofits
Term Expires: 3/1/2022


Rhonda Lindquist - Vice Chair

PO  Box 200147
Helena, MT 59620
Phone: 444-9049

Representing: Public Agency concerned with Delinquency Prevention or Treatment
Term Expires: 3/1/2022


Laura Obert

PO Box 196
Townsend MT  59644
Phone: 980-2794

Representing: Local Government & Board of Crime Control Board Member
Term Expires: 3/1/2020



Peter McIntosh

East Helena MT



Representing: Youth
Term Expires: 3/1/2020



Quinn Leighton

PO Box 772
Helena MT  59624
Phone: 546-7017

Representing: Preservation and strengthening of families
Term Expires: 3/1/2020


Jaxx Saunders

Missoula MT 
Representing: Youth 
Term Expires: 3/1/2022


RaeGyn Trombley

Great Falls MT 
Representing: Youth
Term Expires: 3/1/2022



Randy Shipman

432 S Pacific
Dillon MT  59725
Phone: 683-2368

Representing: Public Agencies
Term Expires: 3/1/2022


Minnetta Armstrong

615 S Piegan
Browning MT 59417
Phone: 338-7370

Representing: Delinquency Prevention & Treatment
Term Expires: 3/1/2022


Hon. Mary Jane Knisely

PO Box 35034
Billings MT  59107
Phone: 867-2502

Representing: Judiciary
Term Expires: 3/1/2022


Geri Small

PO Box 378
Lame Deer MT  59043
Phone: 477-6654

Representing: Competency Addressing Youth Learning & Emotional Disabilities
Term Expires: 3/1/2022


Qasim Abdul-Baki

PO Box 35043    
Billings MT  59107 

Representing: School Violence & Vandalism
Term Expires: 3/1/2022


Chase Comes At Night

Billings MT 59105

Representing: Youth
Term Expires: 3/1/2022


Tamara Greeling

Billings, MT 59101

Representing: Parent of youth involved in the judicial system

Term Expires: 03/01/2022


Robert Scheben

435 Ryman Street    
Missoula, MT 59802

Representing: Experience and competence in addressing problems related to learning disabilities, emotional...


Patricia Steinwand

Helena, MT 59601

Representing: Volunteer who works with Delinquents or Potential Delinquents

Term Expires: 03/01/2022


Mike Chavers

Billings, MT 59106
Phone: 406-655-2109

Representatives of programs that are alternatives to incarceration, including recreation activities

Term Expires: 03/01/2022


Kevin Buerkle

315 4th Street
Havre, MT 59501

Representing: Law Enforcement and juvenile justice agencies, including juvenile and family court judges, etc.

Term Expires: 03/01/2022


Holly Mook

Helena, MT 59620

Representing: Experience and competence in addressing problems related to school violence and vandalism...

Term Expires: 03/01/2022


Georgia Cady

Columbus, MT 59019

Representative of victim or witness advocacy groups, for sexual abuse, exploitation, and trauma

Term Expires: 03/01/2022 


Emily Sallee

Frenchtown, MT 59834

Representing: Persons licensed or certified in mental health and substance abuse

Term Expires: 03/01/2022

Brie Schulman

915 8th Street
Missoula, MT 59801

Representative of programs that are alternatives to incarceration, including recreation activities


Derek VanLuchene

Helena, MT 59601

Representing: Board of Crime Control Representative 







PO BOX 201408
HELENA, MT 59620-1408

MAIN (406) 444-3604
FAX (406) 444-4722

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