MTCC Steering Committee


The MTCC Steering Committee is the governing body of the Montana Cancer Coalition. This group is made up of driven, energetic, and passionate individuals committed to leading the coalition towards the achievement of the priority objectives outlined in the Montana Statewide Comprehensive Cancer Control (CCC) Plan.



Co-Chair: Nancy Lee – Susan G. Komen Idaho

Co-Chair: Emily Coyle – American Cancer Society

Vice-Chair: Courtney Buys – Montana Primary Care Association

Immediate Past Co-Chair: Becky Franks – Cancer Support Community Montana

MTCC Manager / MT DPHHS Representative: Nikki Campbell – Montana Cancer Control Program

Provider Advisory Group Liaison: Dr. Jeffrey Rentz – Billings Clinic


Prevention – Sun Safety

Co-Chair: Lori Christenson – Gallatin City-County Health Department

Co-Chair: Karl Vanderwood – Gallatin City-County Health Department

Prevention – Nutrition and Physical Activity

Co-Chair: Donna Bosch – RN Retiree

Co-Chair: Whitney Meeks – Missoula City-County Health Department

Early Detection

Co-Chair: Jean Raw – CNP Retiree

Co-Chair: Currently Recruiting

Early Detection – Lung Screening

Co-Chair: Janice Ostermiller – Billings Clinic Lung Screening

Co-Chair: Currently Recruiting

Treatment and Research

Co-Chair: Pam Sasser – St. Peter’s Hospital

Co-Chair: Alona Jarmin – Bozeman Health

Quality of Life and Survivorship

Co-Chair: Sheryll Stewart – American Cancer Society

Co-Chair: Jennifer Schaffner – Kalispell Regional Medical Center

Pediatric Cancer

Co-Chair: Meadow Niles – American Cancer Society Billings Clinic

Co-Chair: Carri Stoker-Postier – Kalispell Regional Medical Center


Co-Chair: Currently Recruiting

Co-Chair: Currently Recruiting


Member Representative: Currently Recruiting

Survivor Representative: Chelsia Rice – American Cancer Society – Cancer Action Network

American Indian Representative: Savannah Sinquah – Riverstone Health

American Cancer Society Representative: Emily Coyle

Disability Consumer Representative: Kathie Bach – U of M Rural Institute of Disability and Health

Policy and Advocacy Representative: Kristin Page-Nei – American Cancer Society

Montana American Indian Women’s Health Coalition (MAIWHC) Rep: Shawna Cooper – American Indian Cancer Foundation

Indian Health Service Representative: Currently Recruiting