Open Lands Board


  • First and/or Third Thursday of each month @ 7:00 PM 
  • The date and time of Open Lands Board meetings will be noticed in a general circulation newspaper a minimum of 48 hours in advance.
  • Meetings take place in the Ravalli County Commissioners Meeting Room (third floor- 215 S 4th St. Hamilton, MT 59840).


Open Lands Board Meeting October 19th, 2023, at 7pm-Ellison Ranch CE (2023-03)

Ellison Ranch CE Full Application Link Here: Ellison Ranch CE OLPB Full App

Member NameMembership TypeTerm End Date
Tony HudsonAt large member12/31/2025
Rob JohnsonAt large member12/31/2023
Katrina MendreyAt large member
Albert BabelAg Operations Representative
Sharon SchroederAt large member with Ag Operations Representative
Katharine StoneAt large member - Wildlife Biology Representative
Alan Maki At large member - Hydrology Representative
Kent MyersConservation District Representative12/31/2025
Cherie FisherRight to Farm and Ranch Representative 112/31/2024
Howard LyonsRight to Farm and Ranch Representative 2
Paul MooreWeed Board Representative12/31/2024
Penney Howe-CantonPlanning Board Representative12/31/2025
Bob CronPark Board Representative12/31/2023
Tonia Bloom - BRLTEx-Officio Member
No Term Limit 
 Kimberly RichardsonEx-Officio Member (MSU Extension)No Term Limit