About the Montana Coal Board

The Montana Coal Board has set the following dates for upcoming meetings.  

March 14, 2024


PREVIOUS MONTANA COAL BOARD MEETINGS 

2025 Biennium

December 14, 2023 Minutes (coming soon) Audio and Meeting Binder

September 14, 2023 Minutes Audio-1 and Audio-2 and Meeting Binder
Due to technical difficulties, there are two audio recordings for the September 14 meeting.


2023 Biennium 

June 8, 2023 Minutes  Audio and Meeting Binder

June 7, 2023 Minutes  Audio and Meeting Binder 

March 8, 2023 Minutes Audio and Meeting Binder

December 8, 2022 Minutes Audio and Meeting Binder

September 8, 2022 Minutes  Audio and Meeting Binder

June 9, 2022 Minutes Audio and Meeting Binder

March 10, 2022 Minutes Audio and Meeting Binder

December 9, 2021 Minutes Audio and Meeting Binder

September 8, 2021 Minutes Audio and Meeting Binder 


2021 Biennium

June 9, 2021 Minutes, Audio and Meeting Binder

March 11, 2021 MinutesAudio and Meeting Binder

March 10, 2021 MinutesAudio and Meeting Binder

December 10, 2020 Minutes and Meeting Binder

September 10, 2020 Minutes and Meeting Binder

June 11, 2020 Minutes and Meeting Binder

March 12, 2020 Minutes and Meeting Binder

December 12, 2019 Minutes and Meeting Binder

September 12, 2019 Minutes and Meeting Binder 


2019 Biennium

June 20, 2019 Minutes and Meeting Binder

June 19, 2019 Minutes and Meeting Binder

March 21, 2019 Minutes and Meeting Binder

December 20, 2018 Minutes and Meeting Binder

September 20, 2018 Minutes and Meeting Binder

June 20, 2018 Minutes and Meeting Binder

March 22, 2018 Minutes and Meeting Binder

February 9, 2018 Minutes and Meeting Binder

January 18, 2018 Minutes and Meeting Binder

December 21, 2017 Minutes and Meeting Binder

September 22, 2017 Minutes and Meeting Binder

The Coal Board is a citizen board of seven members appointed by the Governor 2-15-1821, MCA. The members are selected as follows: two from coal impact areas; and two with expertise in education. At least two but not more than four members must be appointed from each district provided for in 5-1-102, MCA. In making the appointments, the governor shall consider people from the following fields: business; engineering; public administration; and planning.

Montana Appointee Handbook


Pat Lorello
Belgrade, MT
District 1
Field: Engineering
pat.lorello@mt.gov 
Term: January 4, 2021 to January 5, 2025

Jon Wells
Hardin, MT 
District 2
Field: Business, Impact Area
jon.wells@mt.gov 
Term: January 4, 2021 to January 5, 2025

Hal Fuglevand
Billings, MT
District 2
Field: Impact Area
hal.fuglevand@mt.gov 
Term: January 4, 2021 to January 5, 2025

Sandra Jones
Roundup, MT
District 2
Field: Public Administration
email - TBA
Term: April 10, 2023 to January 1, 2027

Sandy Tutvedt
Kalispell, MT
District 1
Field: Education
email - TBA
Term: April 10, 2023 to January 1, 2027

Tim Schaff
Roundup, MT
District 2
Field: Education
tim.schaff@mt.gov 
Term: April 10, 2023 to January 1, 2027

Catherine Laughner
Big Sky, MT
District 1
Field: Attorney
catherine.laughner@mt.gov  
Term: January 4, 2021 to January 5, 2025