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Meet The City Officers


MAYOR

Name:
Michael L. Klakken

Phone:
(406) 683-4245

Email:
mayor@dillonmt.org

Occupation:
Mayor, City of Dillon

Education:
Beaverhead County High School

Montana State University - BS in Physics

Washington State University - MS in Physics

Washington State University - PhD in Physics

Special Interests:
Programming Computers

Enjoying Family and Friends


Director of Operations

Name:
Todd Hazelbaker

Email:
operations@dillonmt.org

Occupation:
Director of Operations

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City Attorney

Name:
Jim Dolan

Email:
cityattorney@dillonmt.org

Occupation:
Attorney

Education:
Montana State University, 1988-1990, Film & TV Production

Belmont University, 1994, Bachelor of Arts, cum laude (Philosophy)

University of North Dakota, 1999, Juris Doctor

Special Interests:
Winter sports (skiing, snowboarding & hockey)

cycling

reading


City Treasurer

Name:
Neal Straus

Email:
treasurer@dillonmt.org

Occupation:
Treasurer

Real estate management and construction

Independent Investor

Education:
CPA (inactive) Minnesota

MBA University of Chicago – accounting and finance

BA University of Chicago, minor in Biology

Highland Park High School, St. Paul, MN

Special Interests:
Stock market

Home building and design

Hiking, fishing and skiing

International travel

Beaverhead Community Food Pantry

Southwest Montana Arts Council


City Clerk

Name:
Jani Olsen

Email:
cityclerk@dillonmt.org

Occupation:
City Clerk

Education:
AA in Home Economics from North Dakota State University

Bachelors Degree from Western Montana College with a Major in Business Education and a Minor in Physical Education

Special Interests:
Golfing, walking, and gourmet cooking


Police Chief

Name:
Don Guiberson

Email:
dguiberson@beaverheadco.mt.gov

Occupation:
Dillon Police Chief

Education:

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Fire Chief

Name:
Darrin Morast

Email:

Occupation:
Fire Chief

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Fire Marshall

Name:
Rick Later

Email:
dillonfire@beaverheadco.gov

Occupation:
Fire Marshall

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Library Director

Name:
Marie Habener

Email:
dillon@imine.net

Occupation:
Library Director, Dillon City Library

Education:
Billings West High School

The University of Montana, Missoula, BA History/Political Science

Special Interests:
Foster parenting

Local history

anything book related


Council – Ward 1

Name:
Don Hand

Email:
ward1a@dillonmt.org

Occupation:
Real Estate Broker

Mineral Industry Consultant

Education:
Beaverhead County High School

Montana School of Science & Technology

Montana State University - B.S.I.E. & Management

Passed E.I.T. exam

Montana Real Estate Broker, REALTOR

Special Interests:
Nationally Registered Ski Patrolled #6429

Snowmobile Trail Groomer Operator & Snowmobiling

Power boating

Camping

Helping others & public service



Name:
John Garry

Email:
ward1b@dillonmt.org

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Council – Ward 2

Name:
Russ Schwandt

Email:
ward2a@dillonmt.org

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Name:
Dan Nye

Email:
ward2b@dillonmt.org

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Council – Ward 3

Name:
Dr. Thomas Straugh, Council President

Email:
ward3b@dillonmt.org

Occupation:
Retired Research and Testing Coordinator

Retired Navy Reserve Captain

Education:
BS Western Montana College

MS University of Oregon

PhD University of Oregon

Special Interests:
Veterans

Fishing

Dogs

Improving my Community



Name:
Bill Shafer

Email:
ward3a@dillonmt.org

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Council – Ward 4

Name:
Jim McIsaac

Email:
ward4a@dillonmt.org

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Name:
Mandy Maass

Email:
ward4b@dillonmt.org

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City Judge

Name:
Crystal Thompson

Email:
cityjudge@dillonmt.org

Occupation:
City Court Judge

Education:
Anaconda High School, 2000

Notary Public, since 2008

NALS, Professional Legal Secretary

Certification, September 2011

NALS, Professional Paralegal, September 2013

Special Interests:
Spending time with family

Camping

Art

Motorcycle riding