Public Health Emergency Preparedness Contacts

Kevin O’Loughlin
Supervisor, Public Health Emergency Preparedness

Dan Synness, MBA
Financial Specialist
(406) 444-6927


Melissa Burch
Administrative Assistant
(406) 444-0919

Luke Fortune, M.Ed
Lead, Planning & Training
(406) 444-1281

Colin Tobin, MIR
Lead, Grant Manager
(406) 444-3011

Ian Thigpen, MEM, CPHA
Coordinator, Risk Communications / Mass Care / Public Health Surge / Human Services Preparedness

Taylor Curry
Coordinator, Emergency Medical Countermeasures / Strategic National Stockpile

Gary Zimmerman, MEP
Coordinator, Exercise

Jacob Brown
Coordinator, Continuity of Operations

Gerry Wheat
Coordinator, Health Alert Network (HAN) & Communication Equipment
(406) 444-6736

Healthcare Preparedness

Don McGiboney
Program Manager, Healthcare Preparedness
(406) 444-5942 





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