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Friends of the Montana Constitution is a certified 501(c)(3) nonprofit that celebrates and supports the Montana Constitution and the people, processes and places that helped to create it fifty years ago in 1972.

Montana's State Constitution 50th Anniversary

The purposes of Friends of the Montana Constitution shall include but not be limited to promoting and enhancing the public’s understanding and appreciation of the 1972 Montana Constitution; advancing civics education at all levels about the 1972 Montana Constitution; and recognizing and celebrating the 1972 Constitutional Convention and its delegates.

Our Board & Officers

Honorary Co-Chairs

Governor Ted Schwinden (1925-2023)

Governor Ted Schwinden (1925-2023)

Governor 1981-1989 - Posthumous member of Board

Governor Marc Racicot

Governor Marc Racicot

Governor 1993-2001

Governor Brian Schweitzer

Governor Brian Schweitzer

Governor 2005-2013

Governor Steve Bullock

Governor Steve Bullock

Governor 2013-2021

Senator / Ambassador Max Baucus

Senator / Ambassador Max Baucus

US Senator 1978-2014, Ambassador to China 2014-2017

Board of Directors

Mae Nan Ellingson, Missoula

Mae Nan Ellingson, Missoula

Chair

Evan Barrett, Butte

Evan Barrett, Butte

Vice Chair

Anders Blewett, Great Falls

Anders Blewett, Great Falls

Bob Brown, Whitefish

Bob Brown, Whitefish

Susan Byorth Fox, Helena

Susan Byorth Fox, Helena

Joel Krautter, Billings

Joel Krautter, Billings

Nancy Leifer, Missoula

Nancy Leifer, Missoula

Secretary / Treasurer

Norma Bixby, Lame Deer

Norma Bixby, Lame Deer

Dorothy Bradley, Clyde Park

Dorothy Bradley, Clyde Park

Emily Cross, Billings

Emily Cross, Billings

Pete Helland, Glasgow

Pete Helland, Glasgow

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