Montana Memory Project


Advisory Council

In 2013 an Advisory Council was formed to help facilitate outreach and promotion of the Montana Memory Project. This council will help develop a strategic plan for the MMP and assist in the implementation of this plan as needed. 

The current council members are listed below. 

Montana Historical Society, Director
Bruce Whittenberg 

University of Montana, Dean of Libraries
Shali Zhang 

Montana State University, Dean of Libraries
Kenning Arlitsch 

Humanities Montana, Director of Programs and Grants
Kim Anderson 

PBS, Director of Educational Services
Chris Seifert 

Office of Tourism, Division Administrator
Jeri Duran 

Montana History Foundation, President/CEO
Charlene Porsild

Montana Digital Academy, Assistant Director/Curriculum Director
Jason Neiffer

Public Library Representative
Lewistown Public Library, Director
KellyAnn Terry 

Montana State Library, State Librarian
Jennie Stapp, Council Chair 

Montana State Library, Director of Statewide Library Resources
Tracy Cook

Montana State Library, Montana Memory Project Director
Jennifer Birnel