Posted: Jul 17, 2013 2:55 PM
Updated: Jul 17, 2013 2:55 PM
Two Bozeman residents have been named to the Humanities Montana board of directors.
Carmen McSpadden of Bozeman and Aaron Pruitt of Bozeman were two of the four people appointed to the board by Gov. Steve Bullock. The other two appointees include Mandy Smoker Broaddus of Helena and David Irion of Billings.
"Montana is so fortunate to benefit from the talent and dedication of these gifted appointees," said Ken Egan, executive director of Humanities Montana. "They represent a range of critical cultural organizations in the state and will serve Montana well."
McSpadden is the director of the Montana State University Leadership Institute. She has served on many nonprofit boards and is a respected scholar of leadership studies.
Pruitt is the associate general manager of KUSM-TV and director of content for MontanaPBS. A Bozeman native, he has served as executive producer for many important Montana documentaries, including Class C: The Only Game in Town.
Broaddus is the school transformation director for the Office of Public Instruction and served previously as the director of Indian education. She is also a distinguished poet and enrolled member of the Assiniboine and Sioux tribes.
Irion is the president/CEO of the St. Vincent Healthcare Foundation. He previously served as principal of Billings West High School and has extensive background with cultural and charitable nonprofit organizations.