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Name Office Status Year
Brian Godfrey President Montana Master Gardener Level III 2018
Sheri Fredericksen Vice-President Montana Master Gardener Level III 2016
Linda Brewer Secretary Montana Master Gardener Level III 2015
Christine Smith Treasurer Montana Master Gardener Level III 2011
Brian Sharon Linda Chris NewFace

Brian was elected President in May 2018. He's been quite the student and volunteer, completing both Levels 1 and 2, and is on his way to completing Level 3 in record time. He has been instrumental in accomplishing the transformation to the Metra Square Foot Demonstration Garden, and is motivated to create a rockery in front of the garden. He can be reached by e-mail at:

Sheri is the new Vice President as of July 2018. She became a Master Gardener in 2016 and also took Level 1 and Level 2 the same year. She plans to complete Level 3 in 2018. She has previously served as a board member of the Association since November 2017 before she was elected to the office of Vice President. She can be reached by e-mail at:

Linda was elected Secretary of the YCMGA in April of 2016. She was born and raised in North Carolina and worked for the US Postal Service rising to the position of IT Communication Specialist. Now enjoying the freedom of retirement near Huntley with husband Ray, her interests include volunteer work, camping, gardening, horses and a plethora of animals. She can be reached by e-mail at:

Chris was elected Treasurer of the Association in January 2016. She completed the Master Gardener Level 1 and 2 certifications in 2011 and the Level 3 certification in 2013. Born in Minnesota she moved to Montana in 1985 and works for Wells Fargo Bank, a career which spans more than 30 years. Her hobbies, after gardening, include sewing, knitting, crafting and reading. She can be reached by e-mail at:

Yellowstone County Master Gardener Association's objectives are:

  • To develop and sustain a viable and energetic group of educated volunteers to raise funds to support, enhance and supplement MSU Master Gardener programs in Yellowstone County.

  • To support, enhance and supplement the community educational efforts of the MSU Master Gardener Program and thereby provide education and information about horticulture, environmental stewardship and community service to the residents of Yellowstone County.

  • To facilitate the exchange of information and ideas between and among associates and the community through all forms of media, public meetings, educational programs and other activities.

  • To inform and educate the residents and decision-makers of Yellowstone County about the value of the MSU Master Gardener Program.