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Janice Brown

Executive Director

Janice Brown became executive director of the Montana Cooperative Development Center in July 2015. She supervises a statewide network of cooperative development specialists who are trained to assist new co-op leaders across Montana and eastern Idaho. Jan has 40 years of experience in the private, nonprofit and government sectors specializing in recreation/tourism enterprises, organizational development, and natural resource policy. A graduate of the Oregon State University School of Forestry, Jan has spent her entire career in Idaho and Montana including 10 years of operating her own guest lodge near Yellowstone National Park.