Our Mission

Voices of Montana Tourism serves as a united voice for Montana’s tourism stakeholders.  Since its creation in 2011, Voices has led the effort with education and outreach to communicate the immense value a sustainably-grown tourism industry provides for all Montanans.

Virginia City
Virginia City, Montana – managed by the Montana Heritage Commission

Meet Our Board and Advisory Committee

Racene Friede

Racene Friede – Board Member, Chair

President CEO

Glacier Country Tourism
4852 Kendrick Place, Suite 101
Missoula, MT 59802

Stuart Doggett

Stuart Doggett – Board Member, Secretary / Treasurer

Executive Director

Montana Lodging & Hospitality Association
PO Box 1272
Helena, MT 59624

Matt Sease

Matt Sease – Advisory Committee


MT Lodging & Hospitality Association
6340 U.S. 93
Whitefish, MT 59937

Alex Tyson

Alex Tyson – Advisory Committee

Executive Director

Visit Billings
P.O. Box 31177
Billings, MT 59107-1177

Steve Wahrlich

Steve Wahrlich - Board Member, Vice-Chair


Best Western Plus ClockTower Inn
2511 1st Ave North
Billings, MT 59101

Barb Neilan

Barb Neilan – Advisory Committee

Executive Director

Destination Missoula
140 North Higgins, Suite 202
Missoula, MT 59802

Our Partners