Board of Directors


Chuck Barthuly

 Rich Lorenz


 Tim Mascarena
 Vern Streeter    Jeff Boyd
 Dave Ulrich

 Samantha Morris    Jill Lynch
 Jackie Hill

 Jon Switzer

   Ben Kerns

   



Vern Streeter

1235 West Wicks Lane
Billings, MT 59105
b. 406.259.5648
vern@harvestweb.net

Rev. Vern Streeter is the Lead Pastor of Harvest Church in Billings, a church that was started in the Billings Heights twelve years ago with a small group of individuals and families. Today, the congregation has grown to more than 2,500 attendees. Prior to assuming the leadership role of Harvest Church, Vern was a Youth Pastor for ten years at Faith Evangelical Church in Billings, the "Mother" church of Harvest. Vern has a bachelor's degree from Biola University and a Master's Degree from Dallas Theological Seminary.

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Samantha Morris

491 Tabriz Drive
Billings, MT 59105
c. 406.861.1170
samnebel@bresnan.net

Samantha Morris is the Station Manager for Matheson Flight Extenders, which is a cargo handling company located at Billings Logan International Airport. She is responsible for operations on contracts Matheson holds with three major cargo carriers. Samantha is also a professional photographer and owns her own business, SAM Photography.

Samantha graduated from Rocky Mountain College with a bachelor's degree in Aeronautical Science. With this degree, she obtained flight ratings through Commercial Pilot and Certified Flight Instructor.

Samantha and her husband Stan have two small children, a daughter and a son. As a Billings native, Samantha is excited to serve with the Better Billings Foundation to help make Billings an even better place to live.

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Rich Lorenz

475 Main Street
Billings, MT 59105
b. 406.248.8061
c. 406.697.4250
hghtsdq@wtp.net

Rich is the owner/operator of the Heights Dairy Queen at 475 Main Street in Billings. He has been operating the Dairy Queen for 26 years. Rich received a B.A. degree in Business Administration and Recreation from Concordia College in Moorhead Minnesota. He currently serves as the chairperson for the Billings Dairy Queen Association.

Rich and his wife Carol have been married for 27 years and have three children, two daughters and a son.

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Jeff Boyd

2323 Broadwater Avenue
Billings, MT 59102
b. 406.656.6771

jeff.boyd.csmx@statefarm.com

Jeff Boyd has owned and operated his local State Farm Agency for over 20 years. Jeff was born and raised in Billings and cares deeply about helping kids who come from disadvantaged situations.

Jeff and his wife Trina have three wonderful children with whom they enjoy many activities. Jeff's interests include mentoring other agents, travel, squash, golf and spending quality time with his kids and family. 

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Chuck Barthuly

PO Box 50489
Billings, MT 59105
p. 406.969.3131
c. 406.855.7625
chuck@betterbillings.com

Chuck is the Executive Director of the Better Billings Foundation. Prior to taking his current position in 2008, he and his wife Kris owned and operated Rocke Gear Clothing Company for 17 years and opened Marcasa Clothing in July 2004. Both businesses are located in downtown Billings where he served on the boards of the Downtown Billings Association, Parking Advisory, and the Downtown Billings Partnership. He currently serves on the Healthy Places Committee. In 1996, Chuck was awarded the Young Entrepreneur of the Year by the Montana Chamber of Commerce. He received his B.A. in Finance from the University of Montana where he also pursued his passion for music and travel through an exchange program in Vienna, Austria. He has four children and as a life long resident of Billings is fully committed to making Billings better. He and his wife of 20 years have four children, Marisa, Cade, Seth and Beau encourage sports and arts for their kids and enjoy the Montana lifestyle of skiing, camping and outdoor recreation together as often as possible.

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Dave Ulrichs

1235 West Wicks Lane
Billings, MT 59105
p. 406.259.5648
c. 406.671.1924
dave@harvestweb.net

Dave is the Chief Resource Officer for Harvest Church in Billings, Montana. He is responsible for Harvest's overall financial activities and leads several departments including funds development, facilities, IT and human resources.  Previously,  Dave was Vice President of Finance for Payment Alliance International, ATM Services Group, the nation's largest providers of ATMs and ATM services.

Prior to joining Payment Alliance, Dave was the Vice President  of Business Development and CFO of ATM Express, Inc.  Prior to joining ATM Express in early 2003, he served for 2 years as a senior audit manager with KPMG LLP and 7 years with Deloitte & Touche LLP. Dave was selected to participate in Deloitte's Management Development Program in Connecticut where he provided accounting research and SEC filing review services for some of Deloitte's largest clients such as Dow Chemicals, Washington Mutual, Albertsons and General Motors. He also served to develop Deloitte's official position on various accounting and SEC issues and was the firm's representative on the Al CPA xBRL Project where he wrote the original U.S. GAAP taxonomy.

Dave holds a bachelor's degree in finance and a master's degree of accountancy, both from the University of Montana. He and his wife Jen have four lovely children who love to experience all that Billings and Montana has to offer.


Jackie Hill

1825 Sagebrush Road
Billings, MT 59105
c. 406-671-7815
jaxhl@bresnan.net

Jackie Hill is a Billings native who has spent the majority of her career in the legal and medical fields working as a court reporter, scopist, and medical transcriptionist. Jackie graduated from the Denver Academy of Court Reporting in 1988 with an Associate Degree. Jackie and her husband, Bruce, are established in the Billings community with ownership in Yellowstone Electric Company.

Jackie and her husband have two young boys, Gregory and Walker. Her interests include reading, cooking, spending quality time with her family, taking long walks with her dog, and martial arts.

Jackie has a strong passion for empowering children and helping to create hope and opportunity for every child and is looking forward to working with the Better Billings Foundation in these areas.

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Jill Lynch

900 Gold Dust Circle

Billings, MT 59105

c. 406.698.6600

jillmarie707@gmail.com




Tim Mascerena

c. 406.670.3860

tmasc75@gmail.com


Jon Switzer

3413 Gabel Road

Billings, MT 59102

o. 406.256.4999

c. 406.696.9232

e. jswitzer@agultra.com


Ben Kerns

1028 N. 26th Street

Billings, MT  59101

c. 406.670.1663

e. kerns_ben@yahoo.com