Board of Directors

Blue Mountain Clinic’s Board of Directors are passionate community members who are committed to our mission and vision.

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From Left to Right: Frank Sheehy, Vicki Thuesen, Annie Hansen (E.D.), Erin Steuer, Christine Littig,  Julianna Crowley, Sundi Hamilton (staff rep), Erin Roberts, Beth Hubble, Deanna Jenness, Luke Laughlin

Erin Steuer, President

Energy & Community Services Specialist, DPHHS
Montana
erinsteuer-bwErin is  serving her second term as President of the Board of Directors at the clinic. She holds an M.A. in anthropology, where her research focused on health policy, ethnography and social justice. She is currently working toward completion of her PhD at the UNiversity of Montana. Erin is the Director of Programs and Operations for NARAL Pro-Choice Montana and also an adjunct instructor at MSU-Northern in the Community Leadership Program. When she is not working she enjoys hiking, biking, fishing and spending time with her husband on their budding homestead in the Bitterroot Valley.

 

Julianna Crowley, Vice President

Community Services Program Officer, DPHHS

juliannaJulianna Crowley is the Secretary/Treasurer on the board of Blue Mountain Clinic. She is a Community Services Program Officer for the Department of Public Health and Human Services, where she helps facilitate the Community Services Block Grant, the Emergency Solutions grant for people who are homeless or at risk of being homeless, and the Housing Opportunities for Persons with Aids (HOPWA) grant.

Women’s health and reproducitve justice have been center pieces to her belief system since she was in grade school. This lead to the start of her career with NARAL Pro-Choice Montana, where she worked for five years ( 2007-2012) and served as Executive Director for two years.

Julianna also serves on the parish council for the Greek Orthodox Church and is the regional Vice-President for her local MEA-MFT union, the Federarion of Public Health and Human Serives (Local 4573).

In her spare time, Julianna enjoys traveling, being on the water, and spending time with her family, partner Josh and his family, and her dog Trooper.

 

Sundi Hamilton (Staff Representative)

sundiBilling Specialist, Blue Mountain Clinic

Sundi is the current Staff Representative on the Board of Directors. She has been working at Blue Mountain Clinic for 12 years, four of which were spent working up front as a receptionist. Sundi currently works in our billing office. She is also a notary, Planned First Application Specialist and credentialer.Sundi is a native Montanan, and in her spare time enjoys spending time with her two children, family and friends.

 

Beth Hubble

Beth HubbleDirector, WGSS University of Montana

Beth Hubble directs the Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program at the University of Montana-Missoula. She co-chairs the UM University Council on Student Assault, and is one of the co-authors of the UM sexual assault prevention tutorial, PETSA. She received her Ph.D. in medieval French literature and gender studies from the University of Michigan, and has been teaching at UM in the WGSS and Liberal Studies Programs for ten years.

 

Deanna Jenness, Treasurer

Technical Assistance Center Supervisor, Blackfoot Telecommunications Group

Deanna has been in the Missoula community for 23 years, and sees herself not as a transplant, but as an adopted member of this community. She has been involved with BMC as a patient, business consultant and advocate for several years. She sees serving on the Board of Directors as a labor of love in an effort to ensure that all other members of the community have the opportunity for outstanding and affordable whole body health care. The staff at BMC continue to impress her with the services they fill so wilingly.

 

Luke Laughlin

LukeLuke is currently a student at the University of Montana School of Law. They are the founder of the student chapter of the National Lawyers Guild, a clinic volunteer with the Montana Innocence Project, and an HIV tester for the Montana Gay Men’s Task Force. Luke plans to pursue poverty law and criminal defense, with a particular focus on helping trans* people navigate the legal system. In their spare time, Luke enjoys everything outdoors from surf-camping in Oregon to bird hunting in Montana.

 

Christine Littig

Christine LittigChristine is a born and raised Montanan. She graduated with a BA from the University of Montana in Education and yet worked professionally as an actress, singer & dancer off and on for the next 5 years of her life; part of which included a 1.5 year stint as a tour actress for Missoula Children’s Theatre.

Upon realizing that Missoula is the greatest place on earth Christine journeyed into a career in food service. Her efforts include managing Missoula’s Old Post Pub, creating RedBird restaurant in the Old Florence Hotel, teaching in the culinary program at The Missoula College & current ownership of Missoula’s landmark bakery, Bernice’s, with her husband Marco.

“Every individual needs access to judgement free support of their body and their rights multiple times in a lifetime. Missoula is blessed to have an independent clinic staying true and honest to that commitment. I am excited to begin my journey as a dedicated board member.”

 

Erin Roberts

Art Specialist

Erin has been an art and reading specialist at Bonner School, near Missoula, for ten years. Prior to teaching art she worked for two years with students with special needs at Bonner. Currently, she is an art specialist at MAM during the summers. She has been teaching at the museum for twelve years.

In 2014 she finished her Masters Degree at the University of Montana, earning her MFA with an emphasis in art education. She also earned her undergraduate degree there, both in art and special education.

Currently, Erin serves as the Treasurer for her teachers union, the Bonner Education Association. She is also embracing her new role as a member of the Blue Mountain Clinic Board of Directors.

 

Frank Sheehy

photo of FrankFrank Sheehy was born and raised in Butte, Montana. He has three grown children and four grandchildren. He has a Bachelor of Science degree from Montana Tech with a Computer Science emphasis and has worked at Office Solutions & Services in the copier division for the past twelve years.

 

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