Board of Trustees

Board of Trustees

Dorothy (Dottie) Fossel

Board Chairman

Retired Registered Nurse-BS in School Nurse-Teaching, Graduated 1964 from University of the State of N.Y. - College at Plattsurgh
Lifetime Member Rocky Mt Elk Foundation
Long time resident of Madison County
Past Board Member MT History Association
Past Board Member MT History Association
Co-Chair Jack Creek Preserve Board
Current MVMC Foundation Board Member
Steward of The Madison River Foundation
Member of Madison Valley Woman’s Club
Member of Madison Valley Medical Center Auxiliary


Jeff Montag

Board Member

Retired CPA. Over 30 years’ experience with the international accounting firm of Deloitte & Touche, including over 20 years as an audit partner specializing in serving its largest clients in the energy industry. Jeff also led local, regional and national human resource initiatives. Texas natives, Jeff and wife Kim retired and moved permanently to Montana in 2008, after years of vacation visits, and became active in community affairs. Jeff has served as a Director and Officer of the Madison River Foundation, the Madison County Golf Association and in addition was a Co-Founder of Madison Farm to Fork. He has also actively supported the Ennis Lions Club and the Madison Valley Veterans’ Memorial.


Julian Misero

Board Member

Julia Misero, a nurse, has had a long career in the health care industry. She started in Delaware, Pennsylvania, and Maryland in critical care management and continued for twenty years. She then went on to become a member of the start up team and Governing Board for a new facility in long term care and became the Director of Nurses. Prior to moving to Ennis in 2006, she was employed by a drug company as a safety surveillance specialist. Once in Ennis, she went on to become the Director of Nurses at Madison Valley Manor for almost two years. In March 2008, she and her husband, Joe, opened a small business, “Stitches that Bind” in Ennis.


A.J. “Fred” Donich Jr.

Board Member

A.J. “Fred” Donich Jr. is a native of Montana, born in Anaconda, and raised on a family ranch south of Deer Lodge that produced registered Hereford cattle; alfalfa and wild hay; grain; and russet seed potatoes. Fred’s varied careers include being an attorney, bank vice president, computer programmer, and financial consultant. Fred’s three children attended Ennis Schools as he and his wife, Kitty, have lived in Ennis since 1981.