MACo’s Conference Planning Committee is not a policy committee; however it’s is crucial in assisting MACo staff in the organizing of our Annual and Midwinter Conferences.

MACo’s Conference Planning Committee is not a policy committee; however it’s is crucial in assisting MACo staff in the organizing of our Annual and Midwinter Conferences.

Regarding the Conference Planning Committee . . .

MACo’s Conference Planning Committee typically comprises of MACo Leadership as well as representation from each of the two upcoming conference host counties. MACo’s President often serves as Chair with the 1st Vice President sitting as Vice Chair.

Presidential Appointments for 2024
MACo Executive Committee (by office)

  • Ross Butcher, Chair, MACo President, Fergus County Commissioner
  • Joette Woods, Vice Chair, MACo 1st Vice President, Liberty County Commissioner
  • Gordon Oelkers, MACo 2nd Vice President, Roosevelt County Commissioner
  • Roman Zylawy, MACo Immediate Past President, Mineral County Commissioner
  • Jason Strouf, MACo Fiscal Officer, Custer County Commissioner
  • Randy Brodehl, MACo Urban Counties Representative, Flathead County Commissioner

Upcoming Conference Hosts (alphabetical)

  • Joe Briggs, 2024 Midwinter Host, MACo Past President, Cascade County Commissioner
  • Andy Hunthausen, 2025 Midwinter Host, Lewis & Clark County Commissioner
  • Josh Slotnick, 2024 Annual Host, Missoula County Commissioner
  • David Strohmaier, 2024 Annual Host, Missoula County Commissioner
  • Juanita Vero, 2024 Annual Host, Missoula County Commissioner

Additional Appointments (alphabetical)

  • Shane Gorder, MACo Past President, Richland County Commissioner
  • Ruth Koehler, Powell County Commissioner
  • Jennifer Saunders, Fergus County Commissioner

Conference Info.

Upcoming

2024: Great Falls (Midwinter) / Missoula (Annual)

2025: Helena (Midwinter) / Great Falls (Annual)

2026: Billings (Midwinter) / Helena (Annual)

2027: Helena (Midwinter) / Kalispell (Annual)

2028: Great Falls (Midwinter) / Billings (Annual)

2029: Helena (Midwinter) / Bozeman (Annual)

2030:  Billings (Midwinter) / Missoula (Annual)

Regarding the Conference Planning Committee . . .

MACo’s Conference Planning Committee typically comprises of MACo Leadership as well as representation from each of the two upcoming conference host counties. MACo’s President often serves as Chair with the 1st Vice President sitting as Vice Chair.

Presidential Appointments for 2024
MACo Executive Committee
(by office)

Ross Butcher, Chair, MACo President, Fergus County Commissioner
Joette Woods, Vice Chair, MACo 1st Vice President, Liberty County Commissioner
Gordon Oelkers, MACo 2nd Vice President, Roosevelt County Commissioner
Roman Zylawy, MACo Immediate Past President, Mineral County Commissioner
Jason Strouf, MACo Fiscal Officer, Custer County Commissioner
Randy Brodehl, MACo Urban Counties Representative, Flathead County Commissioner

Upcoming Conference Hosts
(alphabetical)

Joe Briggs, 2024 Midwinter Host, MACo Past President, Cascade County Commissioner
Andy Hunthausen, 2025 Midwinter Host, Lewis & Clark County Commissioner
Josh Slotnick, 2024 Annual Host, Missoula County Commissioner
David Strohmaier, 2024 Annual Host, Missoula County Commissioner
Juanita Vero, 2024 Annual Host, Missoula County Commissioner

Additional Appointments
(alphabetical)

Shane Gorder, MACo Past President, Richland County Commissioner
Ruth Koehler, Powell County Commissioner
Jennifer Saunders, Fergus County Commissioner

Conference Info.

Upcoming

2024: Great Falls (Midwinter) / Missoula (Annual)

2025: Helena (Midwinter) / Great Falls (Annual)

2026: Billings (Midwinter) / Helena (Annual)

2027: Helena (Midwinter) / Kalispell (Annual)

2028: Great Falls (Midwinter) / Billings (Annual)

2029: Helena (Midwinter) / Bozeman (Annual)

2030:  Billings (Midwinter) / Missoula (Annual)