Meet the State Staff

Call or email anytime. We are here to help you conduct a successful local GEAR UP Program!



Contact Info: 406-449-9139 | 

Oversight: Personnel, administrative support.


School Grant Manager

Karen Wilson

Contact Info: 406-449-9144 |

Oversight: School implementation plans, budgets, amendments, services.


College Access Program Manager

Maureen Madden

Contact Info: 406-449-9142 |

Oversight: College Access Arc of Events


Program Manager

John Kilgour

Contact Info: 406-449-9140 |


Communications & Operations Manager

Mae Vader

Contact Info: 406-389-7092 |


Data Analysis & Assessment Manager

Kelley Tippett

Contact Info: 406-449-9174 |


Accounting Specialist

Angelina Hall

Contact Info:  406-449-9146 |