Our Board of Trustees represents our member-owners.
The Board of Trustees is legally responsible to the members of Blackfoot Telephone Cooperative for the organization’s management. Blackfoot’s Board typically meets monthly and employs a CEO who is responsible for the day-to-day management of the organization. All Trustees serve a three-year term. Nomination and election of Trustees occurs at Blackfoot’s Annual Member Meeting. Each Trustee represents one of nine districts that encompass all of Blackfoot’s cooperative communities.
(In order as pictured above.)
Ross “Butch” Friede — District 2: Drummond, Gold Creek, Hall, Philipsburg
Stuart Morton — District 5: St. Ignatius, Ravalli
Cindy Lewis, Board Secretary/Treasurer — District 1, Condon, Seeley Lake
Tom Eggensperger, Board President — District 8: Noxon, Heron, Thompson Falls, Trout Creek
Geof Wilson, Board Vice President — District 9: Haugan, De Borgia, Saltese, St. Regis, Superior
Jim Newberg, District 4: Arlee, Dixon
Les Iverson — District 3: Avon, Elliston, Potomac, Greenough, Ovando
John Teague — District 6: Alberton, Alberton South, Alta, Clinton, Powell (ID)
Jim Blush — District 7: Charlo, Moiese, Plains, Paradise
Our mission is to connect people, businesses and communities.
Meet our key leadership team.
Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
Network & Systems
Sales & Marketing
Human Resources & Community Relations