Coming together from a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences, our team of professionals is the backbone of Jefferson Local Development Corporation. Our ideas and experiences help shape the direction and mission of our organization as we collaborate with our Board of Directors and Stakeholders. 


Alison Richardson, Executive Director
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Alison Richardson, program coordinator with the MSU Extension Local Government Center at Montana State University, Monday, Jan. 22, 2018, in Bozeman, Mont. MSU Photo by Adrian Sanchez-GonzalezAlison Richardson, the Executive Director for JLDC, has been on staff since 2018. Prior to joining Montana State University, Alison served as a faculty associate in the College of Public Service and Community Solutions at Arizona State University. She earned her Master of Public Administration with an emphasis in Urban Management from Arizona State University. Alison grew up in Bozeman and graduated high school in Helena.

 


Tom Harrington
, Project Coordinator

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tom200Tom is a Project Coordinator for JLDC and is a Montana State University graduate with a finance and management background. He retired from the military and was a JLDC board member until joining as staff several years ago. Primary involvement is with business development, natural resources and community development activities.

 



Eric Seidensticker
, Economic Development Project Officer

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ericHeadshot200Eric is originally from the Twin Bridges/Dillon area, but also has close roots to the Hi-line. He graduated from Beaverhead County High School and later attended the University of Montana. After graduation and a few stops along the way, he and his wife moved to Helena. Eric has worked for two regional economic development organizations, Montana Business Assistance Connection and Headwaters RC&D. He has worked in numerous capacities including community/rural development, environmental remediation, food & agriculture development, and numerous others. Eric considers himself fortunate  to have had the opportunity to work with numerous businesses, cities, towns, and counties across the state. 

Eric enjoys spending time with his wife, exploring the great outdoors, shooting, hunting, watching sports, and hanging with his two sidekicks, Marlow (Golden Retriever) and Itchy (Basset Hound).

 

Chris Lamoreaux, Office Manager
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chrisHeadshot200Chris is originally from Salt Lake City, Utah, but has lived all over the country. She brings a diverse background to JLDC. She has been in many management positions in her career and has a flair for multi-tasking. She has been in purchasing and private government work for the past 15 years. Her years of experience give her much practical and hands on experience. She has a passion for helping people and is excited to be a part of JLDC.

Chris is a dancer in her spare time. She has owned her own dance studio and has been on many dance boards throughout Idaho and Utah. She judges studio and drill team competitions on weekends. Her one claim to fame was to be chosen to dance in the movie “Footloose”. Chris has 2 children and 5 grandchildren. She is extremely excited and honored to live in beautiful Whitehall, Montana.

Address and Directions

Our Address:

P.O. Box 1079
103 West Legion Avenue
Whitehall, MT 59759
Ph: 406.287-3282
Fax: 406.287-3287

Directions to our office:

From I 90:
Take the Whitehall Exit
Turn south and drive into the town of Whitehall
At the "t", take a left onto Legion Avenue
We are at 103 West Legion Avenue in the old Borden's Hotel

From Boulder:
Drive south on Highway 69
At the "T" of Highway 69 and Highway 2, turn right onto Highway 2
Drive about 5 miles west to the town of Whitehall
As you enter town, we are at 103 West Legion Avenue in the old Borden's Hotel