MTCC Steering Committee

The MTCC Steering Committee is the governing body of the Montana Cancer Coalition. This group is made up of over 25 driven, energetic, and passionate individuals committed to leading the coalition towards the achievement of the priority objectives outlines in the Montana Statewide Comprehensive Cancer Control (CCC) Plan.


2016 MTCC Steering Committee Members:

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

Co-Chair: Emily Coyle – American Cancer Society

Vice-Chair: Currently Recruiting

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

MTCC Manager / Montana 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: Chelsia Rice – American Cancer Society – Cancer Action Network

Prevention – Nutrition and Physical Activity

Co-Chair: Donna Bosch

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

Early Detection

Co-Chair: Jean Raw – CNP Retiree

Co-Chair: Courtney Buys – Montana Primary Care Assn.

Early Detection – Lung Screening

Co-Chair: Currently Recruiting

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: Currently recruiting

Pediatric Cancer

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

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


Co-Chair: Kristin Page-Nei – American Cancer Society

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 – Billings Clinic

Indian Health Service Representative: Currently Recruiting