Jamey Petersen

 Jamey Petersen

Coordinated School Health
Unit Director


Jamey Petersen is the Coordinated School Health Director for the Montana Office of Montana. Jamey has been with the OPI since January 2020. She has a Bachelor of Science in Political Science from the University of Memphis and a Masters in Nonprofit Management from Regis University in Denver. She has enjoyed serving the people of Montana for 20 years, working extensively in public health, prevention, and intervention for both children and adults. Through this work Jamey become an upstreamist and likes to not only address the current concerns impacting our communities and children but also how to go upstream, preventing them from happening in the first place.

406-444-0773

Tina Eblen

 Tina Eblen

Project AWARE
Program Manager


Tina Eblen is the Project AWARE Program Manager on the Coordinated School Health Team. Tina has been on the project since October 2020. She brings her passion and expertise about the impacts of stress on the developing brain to the position. Tina has a BA in Human Biological Sciences, BS in Business Administration, and her Master’s in Health Administration.

406-594-4259

Brittany Carr

 Brittany Carr

School Health
Program Specialist


Brittany Carr lives in Missoula and is the School Health Program Specialist for the Office of Public Instruction. Brittany holds a bachelor's degree in Social Work and has spent the last couple years working with children and families in the mental health setting. Prior to that she worked in healthcare and spent time working at a community health center in Libby, MT which is a very rural underserved community. Brittany believes strongly in creating more access to quality physical and mental health services for the children in these communities and is excited to do so as part of the Coordinated School Health Team at the OPI.

406-410-1038



Michelle Cusey

 Michelle Cusey

21st Century
Coordinator


Michelle Cusey is the 21st CCLC Program Manager on the Coordinated School Health Team. Michelle joined the team in 2019 after being an elementary teacher for 5 years. She holds a BA in Elementary Inclusive Education and a MS in Educational Leadership. Michelle strives to reach as many students and communities as possible with the 21st CCLC program.

406-431-3029

Amanda Domino

 Amanda Domino

21st Century and Suspension-
Expulsion Data Specialist


Amanda has been working for the Montana Nita M. Lowey 21st Century Community Learning Centers (21st CCLC) grant program since October of 2007. She manages the data collection and reporting for the grant. Amanda provides professional development, technical assistance and support to sub-grantees to ensure that Montana conveys the story of the importance and impact that our 21st CCLC afterschool programs have on the well-being and success of the student participants. In addition, Amanda works to provide quality assurance and data reporting for federal discipline EDFACTS reporting.

406-431-0466

Paige Sedahl

 Paige Sedahl

Title IV A
Program Manager


Paige Sedahl grew up in Havre, MT, and went to college at Rocky Mountain College in Billings, MT. While living in Seattle, she received her Master’s in Education from Seattle Pacific University and taught 8th-grade science for Seattle Public Schools. Paige is part of the Coordinated School Health Team as the Title IV-A: Student Support and Academic Enrichment Program Manager.

406-422-2821



Kris Minard

 Kris Minard

Tobacco Prevention
Education Specialist


Kris Minard is the Tobacco Use Prevention Education Specialist for the Coordinated School Health Unit. She’s been providing schools with assistance in youth tobacco use prevention since 2012; helping students make informed, intentional choices to stay tobacco-free is her priority. Kris spent her early years in Nebraska and Alaska and earned a Bachelor of Science in Education from Northern Arizona University. Her educational career began in rural Alaska where she enjoyed teaching elementary and high school physical education and coaching volleyball and basketball. She moved with family to Montana in 2002 and loves living in Big Sky Country.

406-444-0785

Michele Henson

 Michele Henson

School Safety
Program Manager


Michele Henson is the School Safety Program Specialist on the Coordinated School Health Unit. In her current role, Michele is dedicated to assuring all Montana students feel safe and supported in school. Raised in Corvallis, Montana, Michele graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Community Health from Montana State University and a Master’s in Public Health from the University of Arizona. Michele has worked in the field of health promotion since 2011 and is passionate about supporting local, strength-based solutions to help schools and communities reach their safety and wellness goals.

406-595-1058

Genie Zeeck

 Genie Zeeck

Instructional Coordinator
 


Genie Zeeck joins the Coordinated School Health Team as the Health Enhancement Program Specialist. Genie attained her Bachelor of Science of Psychology degree from Montana State University-Billings and a Master of Science degree in Psychology from Southern New Hampshire University. For the last 10 years, Genie worked with the Department of Child and Family Services for the Child Abuse Hotline and in mentoring prior to that. She is very excited to start using her experience in data analysis, assessment, and community outreach to connect with the schools across Montana. In her off hours, Genie is walking her pug, Boris, being held in utter distain by her cat, and doing what she likes to call gardening to try not to kill the plants at her house.

406-444-3178