Angela is originally from Moscow, Idaho, and moved to Hamilton in 2004 with her husband, Cory. She was hired as a Deputy Ravalli County Attorney in 2008 and currently prosecutes all felony violent crime, adult sexual assault and felony DUI cases. In her free time Angela chases around her two daughters, Abigail and Austyn. She and Cory enjoy fitness, the outdoors and taking part in the community events Ravalli County has to offer. Angela became involved with Emma’s House after she saw first-hand, through her work at the County Attorney’s Office, the critical impact Emma’s House has on local kids and families
Willa spent many summer and winter holidays in Missoula visiting her Grandparents. She was born in California, ultimately doing her formative years in New Jersey. She attended the University of Montana where she studied Forestry. Willa and her family, husband Rich and daughters Arnica and Athena, moved to Hamilton in 2009 when Willa took over the Edward Jones Office. They have enjoyed the Bitterroot Valley and all it has to offer. Willa especially likes walking or riding her bike anywhere in town. She was moved to join the board at Emma’s House because of their ability to provide a safe outlet for children whose lives have come across unfortunate circumstances. Children become adults and are our future. We must take care of our future.
Jeremy is a financial advisor at Wells Fargo Advisors in Missoula MT. He moved to Wells Fargo in January 2017 after 13 years with Edward Jones. He served the Bitterroot Valley in Hamilton for 11 of those 13 years and miss the people of the valley immensely. He has the two greatest children in the world, Jacob and Emily who occupy most of his free time. Other than spending time with them, he enjoys golf and riding his Harley. He looks forward to helping Emma’s House transition through some big changes coming up for us over the next few years.
Alexis grew up on the Hi-Line in Chinook, MT. She has been married to Scott Holland since 2007 with two children, Lucy and Knox. Lexi attended the University of Montana in Missoula for both Undergraduate and Graduate studies and has been a School Counselor at Corvallis School District since 2006. She and her family love to spend summers outdoors in the Bitterroot Valley or at her parent’s cabin at Flathead Lake. Having worked with children in various roles for most of her adult life, Lexi values the importance and relevance of the services provided through Emma’s House. She joined the Board of Directors in 2018.
Neeltje Van Doremalen
Neeltje was born in the Netherlands and moved to London, UK to obtain her PhD degree in virology. In 2013, she moved to Montana to work at the Rocky Mountain Laboratories. Neeltje has a passion for the outdoors and loves that she can combine living in this beautiful community with her career as a scientist. When she is not in the laboratory, she enjoys mountain biking, backpacking, and fishing with her husband Rick Thomas and their dogs Bodee and Lily. Neeltje strongly believes that children should be allowed to live in a safe environment and feels grateful to be able to contribute to this as a member of the Board of Directors of Emma's House.
Kelly grew up in Albuquerque, NM and moved to Hamilton in 2004, after spending a few years exploring living in different areas of the Pacific NW. She met her husband, John, shortly after that and they were married in 2007. They have two daughters, Kady and Lucy. Kelly works for the Forest Service as the Dispatch Center Manager and has a Bachelor's Degree in Business Management from the University of Montana. Kelly and her family enjoy the local Farmer's Market, other community events, and camping at any of the beautiful locations the area has to offer. She wanted to be involved in ensuring children had a safe place to go during the most difficult times, and is honored to be a part of Emma's House.