Historical Museum Board

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About the Historical Museum Board

The Historical Museum at Fort Missoula is dedicated to increasing the knowledge and understanding of the history of the county and city of Missoula, the history of Fort Missoula and the military presence in the area, and the history of forest management and the wood products industry in western Montana. The Historical Museum Board is responsible for the daily operations of the Historical Museum at Fort Missoula, except for those fiscal and personnel, statutory and administrative authorities reserved by Missoula County.  The Board helps maintain the physical, professional, aesthetic, and fiscal health of the Historical Museum. 


The Historical Museum Board bylaws

Authorization: The Board was formed in accordance with Missoula County Resolutions 87-093 and 95-001.


Meetings are held the second Monday of Jan., March, May, July, Sept. and Nov. at 6 p.m.
Building T-1, Fort Missoula

For meeting information, please contact Matthew Lautzenheiser,

Board Membership

Membership:  Five voting members; one alternate. Three-year terms; limited to three consecutive years [nine years total].
 All appointments are made by  the Board of  County Commissioners



Term End Date:

Steve Adler  Member  12/31/18
Don Spritzer  Chair  12/31/18
Jean Belangie-Nye  Member  12/31/19
John Rimel  Vice Chair  12/31/19
James Sadler   Alternate  12/31/19
Jim McDonald  Member   12/31/20
Contact Information:   The Historical Museum at Fort Missoula: (406) 728-3476

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