The NextGen Advisory Board cultivates the future conservation leaders of our community by connecting young professionals to GVLT’s mission of trails and open space . They ensure that GVLT’s work remains relevant and meaningful for future generations as our community grows.

The NextGen Advisory Board provides young professionals with an opportunity to become involved with and further the mission of GVLT. They raise awareness of GVLT in the community, particularly with their peers. NextGen members plan opportunities for younger community members to engage with GVLT through events and volunteering. And GVLT invests in the NextGen Advisory Board by providing valuable leadership training and networking for our valley’s future conservation leaders.


Apply for the NextGen Advisory Board

Applications for 2020 are now closed and will open again on September 1, 2021. If you have questions about serving on the NextGen Advisory Board, please contact ej@gvlt.org

Keeping Up with NextGen

NextGen Advisory Board Members

Hannah Van Wetter, Chair

Co-Founder/ CEO, Foothold Housing Solutions

Kris Bart

Owner and Event Planner, Happenings

Matthew Beehler

General Manager, Columbia Hospitality (LARK Hotel and Rialto)

Bennett Cawthon

CEO, Streamline Farms

Hase Cooper

Student, Montana State University

Alex Dabney

Financial Advisor, D.A. Davidson

Sarah Day

Realtor, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices

Jeff Dineen

Healthcare Operations Consultant, Empierus, LLC

Elizabeth Domenech

Freelance Writer

Mark Egge

Transportation Data Scientist, High Street

Mimi Faller

Attorney, Trust for Public Land

Jared Frasier

Executive Director, 2% for Conservation

Becca Frucht

Program Associate, AMB West

Amanda Garant

Market Manager, Bozeman Winter Farmers Market, Operations, North Fork Financial

Matthew Haus

Attorney, Tarlow, Stonecipher, Weamer & Kelly

Erin Jackson

Education Director, Gallatin Valley Farm to School

Sarah Keller

Freelance Journalist

Rob Lateiner

Commercial Real Estate

Tori Pintar


Mike Spiak

Director of Member Services, Frontier Angels, Strategy Consultant, CLASP

Emmiliese von Clemm

Product Manager, MyVillage