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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:
University of Montana
Montana Law Enforcement Academy
Police Officers Standard in Training (POST)
Basic Certification
Intermediate Certification
Advanced Certification
Instructors certification
Supervisory Certification
Command Certification
Administrative Certification
Montana Executive Leadership Institute
FBI Command College

Special Interests:
Spending time with family, skiing, traveling, and Notre Dame and Griz Football



Fire Chief

Name:
Darrin Morast

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Fire Chief

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Fire Marshal

Name:
Rick Later

Email:
dillonfire@beaverheadco.gov

Occupation:
Fire Marshal

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Library Director

Name:
Lori Roberts

Email:
dpldirector@dillonmt.org

Occupation:
Library Director, Dillon City Library

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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:
Raymond Graham

Email:
ward3b@dillonmt.org

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Name:
Bill Shafer

Email:
ward3a@dillonmt.org

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Council – Ward 4

Name:
Mary Jo O'Rourke

Email:
ward4b@dillonmt.org

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Name:
Cliff Stout
Email:
ward4a@dillonmt.org

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City Judge

Name:
Kaylan Minor

Email:
cityjudge@dillonmt.org

Occupation:
City Court Judge

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