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.
Drew was born and raised outside Corvallis on the family farm. He attended Montana State University in Bozeman and has a degree in Secondary Education. After college Drew and his then fiancé Lindsay (also a Corvallis native) moved back to the area and were married in 2009. Currently he wholesales lumber and helps Lindsay operate Willow Creek Physical Therapy in Corvallis. He spends most of his free time with Lindsay and their three dogs outside fishing, gardening, hiking, or hunting. Drew strongly believes in the mission of Emma’s House and feels privileged to serve on the board.
Christian was born and raised in Missoula, MT. He attended the University of Montana and received a Bachelor’s degree in Biology. In 2000, he moved to Hamilton to take a job at what is now GlaxoSmithKline, where he still works some 18+ years later as Operations Manager. He and his wife, Robin, love exploring Montana with their two sons, Knox and Ike, and in particular enjoy floating, fishing, camping and skiing. Christian is honored to be a part of the Emma’s House Board of Directors and looks forward to supporting such a tremendous organization and the critical services it provides to children in our community.
Nicolett was born and raised in the Bitterroot Valley. She earned her Bachelors in Nursing from MSU and worked as an ICU nurse at the University of Washington. After she earned her Masters in Nursing in 2008 , Niki and her husband Brad moved back to the Bitterroot Valley where she started her career in family medicine. Niki is a Family Nurse practitioner in Hamilton and enjoys providing care to the families in our community. Pediatrics and women’s care are two of her special interests. Her greatest adventure is her 4 beautiful children which at this point consume most of her free time. Her two sons Cooper and Rigby and twin daughters Sloane and Saige keep her and her husband on their toes. When she’s not chasing them around, she enjoys the outdoors including camping, biking, hiking and skiing/snowboarding. Niki is honored and excited to serve on the Emma’s House Board because it is a wonderful organization. This adventure further extends her passion for caring for and protecting children.