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John Engen

John Engen

Mayor John Engen is running for re-election for mayor of Missoula as an advocate for protecting our clean water, public lands, and is dedication to combatting climate change by acting at the local level. Engen has been a true trailblazer in Montana when he became the first Mayor in the state to sign on to the Paris Climate Accord standing with leaders across the country in combating climate change. Engen was also endorsed by MCV during his successful bids for Mayor in 2005, 2009, and 2013, as well as for his run for city council where he served one term, in 2001.

Engen for Missoula

Contact:

PO Box 5423
Missoula, MT 59806

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District: City Council Mayor

Party: Non-partisan

Incumbent Status: Running for re-election

Term: 4 Years

Bryan von Lossberg

Bryan von Lossberg

Bryan von Lossberg is running for re-election as Missoula City Council Alderman representing Ward 1, which includes the Heart of Missoula, Northside, Upper and Lower Rattlesnake and a small portion of the Westside neighborhood.  He currently chairs Council’s Parks and Conservation Committee and was a member of the Task Force that created Missoula’s Conservation and Climate Action Plan (CCAP), which was unanimously adopted by the City Council in 2013. Bryan consults regarding solar photovoltaic opportunities and was the campaign coordinator of the recent Solarize Missoula residential installation program. Formerly the Executive Director of Montana’s Alternative Energy Resources Organization, he has an M.S. in Environmental Studies from the University of Montana. Earlier, Bryan was an engineering manager at semiconductor equipment maker Applied Materials and NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory where he worked on the 1997 Mars Pathfinder program. Bryan, his wife Genevieve, and 5-year-old daughter Austen Rose live in the Northside. Bryan is running unopposed for re-election.

Bryan von Lossberg for Missoula City Council

Contact:

522 Howell Street
Missoula, MT 59802

Website

District: City Council Ward 1

Party: Non-partisan

Incumbent Status: Running for re-election

Term: 4 Years

Jordan Hess

Jordan Hess

Jordan Hess is running for re-election as Missoula City Council Alderman representing Ward 2, which includes the Grant Creek, Captain John Mullan and the Westside neighborhoods. Currently Jordan serves on the public works committee and transportation. In 2016, Jordan led an effort to rewrite the City’s Complete Streets Resolution. In June of 2017, the policy was recognized with a perfect score (100/100) in The Best Complete Streets Policies of 2016 report released by Smart Growth America and the National Complete Streets Coalition. Jordan currently works as the Director of the Office of Transportation for the University of Montana. Jordan is running against Ruth Ann Swaney for re-election.

Jordan Hess for City Council

Contact:

834 Sherwood Street
Missoula, MT 59802

Website

District: City Council Ward 2

Party: Non-partisan

Incumbent Status: Running for re-election

Term: 4 Years

Heather Harp

Heather Harp

Heather Harp is running in Ward 3 for an open seat vacated by Emily Bentley, which includes the Rose Park, Riverfront and the University District neighborhoods. Heather works at VALIC Financial Advisor. Heather participated in the Zero by 50 citizen workshop endeavoring to reduce waste headed to the landfill. She’s annually active in the Clark Fork Coalition’s River Bank Clean Up and sponsors a section of Reserve Street to pick up trash through her service with the Kiwanis Club. Heather’s conservation ethic and experience in financial planning will make a great addition to the council. Heather is co-endorsed along with Tom Winter. The other candidate is Jon Van Dyke. The top vote getter in on the November 7th election will win the seat.

Heather Harp for Missoula City Council

Contact:

345 Burlington Avenue
Missoula, MT 59801

Website

District: City Council Ward 3

Party: Non-partisan

Incumbent Status: Open seat

Term: 4 Years

Tom Winter

Tom Winter

Tom Winter is running for Missoula’s Ward 3 Council seat vacated by Emily Bentley, which includes the Rose Park, Riverfront and the University District neighborhoods. He is the owner and director of Interim Healthcare, a home healthcare company based downtown that provides skilled and unskilled nursing and companion care to the elderly and infirm across western Montana, specializing in healthcare delivery to under-served rural areas. Tom has been an avid outdoorsman his entire life. He is a member of the Montana Wilderness Association and the Flathead Lakers. He has corresponded with many of our state and federal representatives regarding conservation issues like urban sprawl, Paris Climate Agreement and Superfund clean up throughout the years, with a particular focus on Libby and reducing the threat of invasive mussels in the Flathead Watershed. Tom is co-endorsed along with Heather Harp. The other candidate is Jon Van Dyke. The top vote getter in on the November 7th election will win the seat.

Contact:

514 Daly Avenue
Missoula, MT 59801

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District: City Council Ward 3

Party: Non-partisan

Incumbent Status: Open seat

Term: 4 Years

Chris Badgely

Chris Badgely

Chris Badgley is running for Ward 4 currently held by Jon Wilkins, which includes the Lewis and Clark, Farviews and Pattee Canyon neighborhoods and parts of the Franklin to the Fort, Moose Can Gully, and South 39th Street neighborhoods. Chris received a degree in history from the University of Washington and works as zero waste sustainable builder in Missoula. Chris is determined to protect water quality, tackle urban sprawl and expand affordable housing. In addition to Jon Wilkins, two  other candidates are running – Jesse Ramos and Greg Strandberg.

Badgley for City Council

Contact:

PO Box 102
Missoula, MT 59806

Website

District: City Council Ward 4

Party: Non-partisan

Incumbent Status: Running against Alderman Jon Wilkins

Term: 4 Years

Stacie Anderson

Stacie Anderson

Stacie Anderson is running for Ward 5, an open seat vacated by Annelise Hedahl, which includes the Miller Creek neighborhood and some of the Franklin to the Fort, Southgate Triangle, South 39th Street, and Moose Can Gully neighborhoods. Stacie Anderson, from Kalispell, attended the University of Montana where she earned a degree in Organizational Communications. She began her career in politics in college as President of College Democrats and working as a Special Events Coordinator and Intern Director for Senator Max Baucus’ re-election campaign. She went on to work as Deputy Field Director for Governor Christine Gregoire’s 2008 re-election campaign and then as the Political Director for U.S. Rep. Adam Smith, where she ran his 2010 and 2012 re-election campaigns. Stacie moved back in 2014 to work as the Development Director for Montana Conservation Voters before taking the helm at Carol’s List in 2015 where she currently serves as Executive Director. Stacie faces Cathy Deschamps in the November election.

Stacie for Missoula

Contact:

2635 Southhills Drive
Missoula, MT 59803

Website

District: City Council Ward 5

Party: Non-partisan

Incumbent Status: Open seat

Term: 4 Years