Our Team

Our Staff

 

Brie MacLaurin, RN
Executive Director

Brie is a registered nurse with a Bachelor of Nursing from Montana State University. She has focused her career on maternal and child health. Brie served as a public health home visitor for 9 years. She is an Internationally Board Certified Lactation Consultant and a mother of three.

 

Stephanie Morton, MSW
Program Manager

Stephanie was born and raised in Montana. She completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Oregon and earned a Master of Social Work at the University of Montana. She has worked for several nonprofits supporting children and families.

 

 Elaine Dahl, JD
Associate Director

Elaine has undergraduate degrees in English and music and a juris doctorate, all from The University of Montana. Before arriving at HMHB, she worked for the Montana Supreme Court, the Montana Legal Services Association, the Montana Secretary of State’s Office, the Montana Department of Corrections, and Helena’s early childhood coalition.

E-mail Brie
brie@hmhb-mt.org

E-mail Stephanie
stephanie@hmhb-mt.org

E-mail Elaine
elaine@hmhb-mt.org

 

Sarah Corbally
Director of Government Relations & Advocacy

Sarah Corbally is an independent contractor working with HMHB by supporting the advocacy and government relations work of HMHB. With a background in law and social work, and experience as an Administrator at MONTANA DPHHS, Sarah is passionate about the critical work done by HMHB to help improve systems, policies, and laws to better ensure that all Montana babies will have the best possible beginnings.

 

Emily Clewis
Program and Communications Coordinator

Emily joined the team to aid in the coordination of efforts across Helena and beyond. With a creative background in photography, communications, and design, Emily finds creative ways to spread the message of Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies.

 

Amy Stiffarm
Family Resiliency Specialist

Amy Stiffarm is Aaniiih of the Fort Belknap Indian Community and also descends from the Cree and Blackfeet people of Montana. She currently resides on the lands of the Kootenai, Bitterroot Salish, and Pend O’rielle people. She is the mother to two daughters, Tahmya (6) and Kisiah (4). Amy has been involved in research with Tribal communities since her undergrad degree at Salish Kootenai College and found her passion for maternal and child health during her MPH at the University of Montana. She is currently working as a Research Assistant while pursuing a PhD in Indigenous Health through the University of North Dakota. In her spare time Amy likes to run and write to guide her in her healing journey.

 

Kate Hooper
Family Resiliency Specialist

E-mail Sarah
csclmontana@gmail.com

E-mail Emily
emily@hmhb-mt.org

Our Board of Directors

Volunteers from across Montana make up our board of directors.

Kelly Minnehan-Galt, President
Retired CPA

Vacant, Vice President

Jana Garza, Secretary/ Treasurer
First Interstate Bank

Debera Charlton, RN, BSN, MSN
Veteran’s Affairs

Angela McLean
Office of the Commissioner of Higher Education

Vanessa Nassett
Bloom Montessori School

Tyler Ream, EdD
Superintendent, Helena Public Schools

Kevin Hamm
Treasure State Internet & Telegraph

David Lechner, MD
BlueCross BlueShield of Montana