Our Mission

The mission of the GFPS Foundation is to enhance high-quality teaching and life-long learning for students in Great Falls Public Schools by funding innovative educational programs and scholarships.

Meet Our Staff

Dave Crum

Dave Crum
Executive Director
Dave_Crum@gfps.k12.mt.us

Lyndsay Lettre

Lyndsay Lettre
Executive Administrative Assistant
Foundation@gfps.k12.mt.us

Terry O

Terry Oyhamburu
Marketing & PR Specialist
Foundation_PR@gfps.k12.mt.us

Board Of Directors

Karen Brandvold

Karen Brandvold
Chair
DA Davidson Companies

Drew Blewett

Drew Blewett
Vice Chair
Hoyt and Blewett, PLLC

Peggy O Leary

Peggy O'Leary
Treasurer
CPA

Andrew Davidson

Andrew Davidson
Past Chair
DA Davidson Companies

Gerry Jennings

Gerry Jennings
Secretary
Grandparent

Jared Brown

Jared Brown
PathWise Partners

Brian Torgerson

Brion Torgerson
Torgerson's

Linda Caricaburu

Linda Caricaburu
Business Owner

Jeff Gray

Jeff Gray
GFPS Trustee

Kyle Herda

Kyle Herda
First Interstate Bank

Stacey Lamy

Stacy Lamy
Pacific Steel & Recylcing

Anne Martinez

Anne Martinez
Volunteer

Jon McCarty

Jon McCarty
Scott Tokerud & McCarty

Laura Merchant

Laura Merchant
Benefis Health Systems

Tom Moore

Tom Moore
GFPS Superintendent

Jane Newmack

Jane Newmack
Retired Principal

Nancy O'Brien

Nancy O'Brien
Former GFEF Board Member

Jean Smith

Jean Smith
Teacher
Meadow Lark Elementary

Bob Stingley

Bob Stingley
Teacher
Great Falls High School

Steve Skaer

Steve Skarr
Teacher
CMR High School

Doug Sexe

Doug Sexe
RBC Capital Markets

Support The Future Of Education Through Community Leadership & Philanthropy

The Great Falls Public Schools Foundation partners with local business leaders and companies to make a difference in the lives of students. To discuss how your organization can help, contact the Foundation at (406) 268-7340 or Dave-Crum@gfps.k12.mt.us.