Jessica handles all things related to both the CD and working groups in both major watersheds of Park County. For the CD, she handles all the processing of 310 permit applications, site inspections, and meeting coordination with local working groups.
Shields Valley Watershed Group and Upper Yellowstone Watershed Basin
Ashley started as the Watershed Coordinator in August 2017. She has an MS from the University of Montana in Environmental Science and Water Resources and has worked in land and water conservation and natural resource management for over ten years. As the Watershed Coordinator, she coordinates meetings, writes grants, and assists with project implementation with both the Shields Valley Watershed Group and the Upper Yellowstone Watershed Basin.
Board of Supervisors
Gayleen was born and raised in Park County. She attended Montana State University in Bozeman where she attained a bachelor’s degree in Agriculture Production. Gayleen and her husband, Park County Commissioner Marty Malone, own and operate a ranch in the Paradise Valley. Gayleen is also currently employed as a Seasonal Land Steward with the Montana Land Reliance, where she visits with landowners, distributes newsletters, and helps uphold conservation values in agriculture. She also owned and operated Arrowhead Pest Management for 10 years and served as the Park CD representative on the Northern Rocky Mountain Resource Conservation & Development (RC&D) board. Currently, Gayleen serves as the chair on the Park CD Board of Supervisors and holds a subcommittee –chair position with the Upper Yellowstone Watershed Basin. She has served on the Park CD Board of Supervisors for a total of 22 years where she works to preserve agricultural policies and aids in providing support to large acre landowners along the Yellowstone River. Gayleen also has an extensive history in barrel racing and continues to compete in PRCA and NRA rodeos throughout the region.
Chair of Board of Supervisors
David Haug is a third generation Montanan from the Paradise Valley. He graduated from Park High School and Montana State University, and currently lives and farms northeast of Livingston. Dave has always been interested in conservation practices, water, and stream ecology. Since serving on the Park CD Board and the board of the Governor’s Yellowstone River Task Force, Dave has learned that in order to implement new ideas it is important to update your thinking on what is best for the streams while protecting property rights. Dave also serves on the Park County Planning & Development Board as their agricultural representative.
Vice Chair, Board of Supervisors