Mansfield Center Advisory Board

David BellDavid Bell, Board Chair

President and CEO, ALPS Corporation

Terry WeidnerDr. Terry Weidner, Board Vice-Chair

Professor Emeritus, Political Science; Former Mansfield Center Executive Director


Jon BennionJon Bennion

Government Relations Director, The Washington Companies

Mary ByronMary Byron

Owner, Cloud Nine Quilts; Liaison, Mansfield Foundation Board of Directors

m-georgiouMaritsa Georgiou

National Correspondent, Newsy

Paul LaurenDr. Paul Lauren

Regents Professor Emeritus; Founding Director, Mansfield Center

Tom LopachTom Lopach

President and CEO, Voter Participation Center and the Center for Voter Information

Liz MarchiLiz Marchi

Founder, Frontier Angel Fund and Head of Community Engagement, Two Bear Capital

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Director of the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and a Hoover Fellow at Stanford University

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Former Governer of the State of Montana


Joanna R. Shelton

UM Faculty Affiliate in Economics and Nonresident Senior Associate in Economics for the Center for Strategic and International Studies

Dana Toole

Dana Toole

Special Services Bureau Chief at the Montana Department of Justice

Kimberlee Visser

Kimberlee Visser

Designer, Community Advocate, Business Advisor

Bryce Ward

Bryce Ward

Founder of ABMJ Consutling, Research Associate at the Rural Institute for Inclusive Communities at the University of Montana

Mansfield Fellows

Cameron Johnson

Secondary Education and U.S. History


Personal Summary

Over the past decade Cameron Johnson has been fortunate enough to enjoy a varied and rewarding path in education. As a classroom teacher he has been a part of a small interdisciplinary faculty at an under 200 student K-12 school in the ski resort community of Big Sky, Montana; taught as part of a vibrant and exciting interdisciplinary program that married English language arts and social studies content known as "American Studies;" served as a teacher-leader and International Baccalaureate DP Coordinator; and currently serves as an assistant principal, IB Coordinator for 1200 students at Big Sky High School in Missoula, Montana. When not at school Cameron and his wife, Hatton Littman, are passionate outdoor enthusiasts and participate in a variety of recreational activities including: rock and ice climbing, downhill and Nordic skiing, surfing, and mountain biking.