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Leadership Council


Dannette Fadness


Director, Montana Campus Compact AmeriCorps


Adam Maes

Vice Chair

Director, TRIO Upward Bound, Upward Bound Math & Science

Montana Tech Institute For Educational Opportunities 

Board of Directors 


Jeannie Origbo


Director I Educational Talent Search 

Montana University System

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Steven Coop
Vice President

Programs Manager

Reach Higher Montana 


Josh Vanek


Executive Director

Montana Campus Compact 

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Sara Whittle
Board Member

Director, Upward Bound & Educational Talent Search 

Montana State University Billings 

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Travis Anderson
Board Member

Director, Montana GEAR UP at the Office of the Commissioner of Higher Education

Emily Ferguson-Steger
Board Member

Director of Student Engagement, University of Montana

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Zach Hawkins

Past Board President 

Director of American Indian Education For All with the Montana Office of Public Instruction

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McCall Flynn

Board Member

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Executive Director at Montana Board of Public Education

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Sam Garetson
Board Member 

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Amy Leary 

Board Member

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Executive Director @ Montana Colleges | Montana Post Secondary Educational Opportunities Council



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Roch Turner, PhD, EdD
MCAN Executive Director

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