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Singing Waters Montana – Board of Directors

CHAIRPERSON
Ken Crouch
Billings, MT
Ken, an ordained minister in the United Church of Christ, graduated from Anderson (IN) College, University of Detroit, MI and Iliff School of Theology in Denver CO. Out of college he was assistant director of Roaring Brook Camp in Massachusetts for nine years and has been active in camps in several states. Married to Carolyn they have one daughter, Bethany.
His avocation has been the theatre, most recently in Billings Studio Theatre. Monthly he donates platelets, plasma or red blood cells. After he retired from Mayflower UCC he served four years on the Billings City Council. He is a Hospice volunteer and belongs to Not In Our Town.

VICE CHAIRPERSON

Katie Bennett
Billings, MT

Katie is a 3rd generation camper following in the footsteps of her late grandmother and father.  She has a deep connection to Miminagish and the beauty it holds for campers of all generations.  She attended camp in the early 90’s and remembers fondly nights by the fire, singing, skits, hiking, swimming, fishing and more. Katie graduated in 2008 from Montana State University with a degree in Biological Sciences and now owns and operates a wedding & event floral company in Billings, MT.  She is a dual citizen (Australia), has a deep passion for travel and is always looking forward to the next adventure.  Katie lives in Billings, MT with her husband Chris and their dog Oshie.

Areas of expertise: business management, conceptual design, social media marketing, community relations


TREASURER
Gina Herbert
Billings, MT

ADVISORY CIRCLE

Rev. Dick Weaver
Helena, MT

Dick Weaver grew up in Kansas , where he attended Boy Scout Camps and Church Camp.  With a cum laude degree from Doane Collage (now Doane University) he worked a variety of jobs (including a summer managing Pilgrim Point Camp in Minnesota) before returning to seminary.  With a Maser of Divinity from United Theological Semiary of the Twin Cities, Dick served the United Church of Chris churches in Kansas and Minnesoata, and was the camp Pilgrim Point Camp again.  He’s been on the outdoor ministry committees in 3 states , and in addition to the ministry in Kansas, Minnesota, Washington, and Montana, has worked in other fields including retail management, small business ownership and bus driving.  He was the Camp Manager at Miminagish from 2009-2011 and is touched by the sacredness of the relationships between the forest land and the people who visit it. 


TECHNOLOGY ADVISOR
Dan Petersen
Denver, CO
Dan Petersen grew up from a teen being involved in Mimanagish.  He was first introduced by the Ferguson family at Memorial Day Work Camp one year in 6th grade and has been involved since.  Dan has an extensive background in technology and web hosting and design.  He owns his own small biz called Cole Creek Ventures, LLC.  Dan has served on camp staff and board numerous times over the years.  From being Health Care Provider, Maintenance, and Camp Manager his experience in Mim is vast.  Dan enjoys the outdoors in any capacity with his dogs and is currently working with Mimanagish on web design and camp technology.