TEDxBozeman is 100% volunteer organized.

Meet the people that make it possible.

 

 Veronika Sieben  Co-Executive Coordinator  Veronika holds a degree from UM, is TEDxBozeman's Co-Executive Coordinator, and works locally as HAVEN’s Development Coordinator. She is passionate about building community, traveling, and adventuring with her pup, Alfred.

Veronika Sieben

Co-Executive Coordinator

Veronika holds a degree from UM, is TEDxBozeman's Co-Executive Coordinator, and works locally as HAVEN’s Development Coordinator. She is passionate about building community, traveling, and adventuring with her pup, Alfred.

 Brittany Watkins  Co-Executive Coordinator  Brittany holds an MFA from California College of the Arts, is TEDxBozeman’s Co-Executive Coordinator, works locally at MSU, and is an artist. She is passionate about her community and is excited to bring her creative insights to the team.

Brittany Watkins

Co-Executive Coordinator

Brittany holds an MFA from California College of the Arts, is TEDxBozeman’s Co-Executive Coordinator, works locally at MSU, and is an artist. She is passionate about her community and is excited to bring her creative insights to the team.

 Nick Hill  Technical Director  As Technical Director, Nick manages a skilled crew of film magicians in order to broadcast the TEDxBozeman events live, and to record the presentations for publication on YouTube for the world to see.

Nick Hill

Technical Director

As Technical Director, Nick manages a skilled crew of film magicians in order to broadcast the TEDxBozeman events live, and to record the presentations for publication on YouTube for the world to see.

 Katya Peterson  Speaker Coordinator  When introduced to TED, Katya fell in love with the facilitation of spreading ideas worth sharing. As Speaker Coordinator, she works closely with each speaker to polish their ideas, uncover their stories, and prepare them for event day. 

Katya Peterson

Speaker Coordinator

When introduced to TED, Katya fell in love with the facilitation of spreading ideas worth sharing. As Speaker Coordinator, she works closely with each speaker to polish their ideas, uncover their stories, and prepare them for event day. 

 Sarah Lanier  Video Team  Sarah Lanier has her roots in both the sciences and the arts. She received her degree in microbiology from the University of Idaho, but is currently working to get her MFA in Science and Natural History Filmmaking at Montana State University.

Sarah Lanier

Video Team

Sarah Lanier has her roots in both the sciences and the arts. She received her degree in microbiology from the University of Idaho, but is currently working to get her MFA in Science and Natural History Filmmaking at Montana State University.

 Logan Burgess  Marketing Coordinator  As Marketing Coordinator, Logan manages the creative and PR initiatives that go into the event. He is co-founder of  Headwall Digital , a Bozeman-based creative firm that supports brands, startups, and agencies.

Logan Burgess

Marketing Coordinator

As Marketing Coordinator, Logan manages the creative and PR initiatives that go into the event. He is co-founder of Headwall Digital, a Bozeman-based creative firm that supports brands, startups, and agencies.

 Ashley York  Sponsorship Coordinator  Ashley is an Associate Financial Advisor at Northwestern Mutual. She graduated from NAU in 2012 with a B.S. in Public Management. Ashley joined TEDxBozeman in 2016 and loves how the event brings the Montana community together!

Ashley York

Sponsorship Coordinator

Ashley is an Associate Financial Advisor at Northwestern Mutual. She graduated from NAU in 2012 with a B.S. in Public Management. Ashley joined TEDxBozeman in 2016 and loves how the event brings the Montana community together!

 Cody Jupe  Jack Of All Trades  Cody Jupe is an independent construction contractor and a senior business student at MSU. He snowboards, plays soccer, camps, hikes, loves to fish and joined TEDxBozeman because he is passionate about spreading great ideas among incredible people.

Cody Jupe

Jack Of All Trades

Cody Jupe is an independent construction contractor and a senior business student at MSU. He snowboards, plays soccer, camps, hikes, loves to fish and joined TEDxBozeman because he is passionate about spreading great ideas among incredible people.

 Jason Yarborough  Social Media Manager  Jason Yarborough is a Creative Director at  Aftermarq , with a fervent love of coffee and travel. He is a  vlogger  and founder of  The Wild Letters  and recently married to Samantha Yarborough. You can find him online @yarby.

Jason Yarborough

Social Media Manager

Jason Yarborough is a Creative Director at Aftermarq, with a fervent love of coffee and travel. He is a vlogger and founder of The Wild Letters and recently married to Samantha Yarborough. You can find him online @yarby.

 David Samollow  Video Producer  David has worked in the film and video business for over a decade. He enjoys creative work, challenges, and working with local communities. David is finishing up his MFA in Science and Natural History Filmmaking at Montana State University.

David Samollow

Video Producer

David has worked in the film and video business for over a decade. He enjoys creative work, challenges, and working with local communities. David is finishing up his MFA in Science and Natural History Filmmaking at Montana State University.

 Dalton McCurdy  Assistant Speaker Coordinator  Dalton has an MS in Science Education from MSU and a professional background in education and design thinking.  She is Principal of Collaboration at  Fleissig Design  and the mom of three (awesome) daughters.

Dalton McCurdy

Assistant Speaker Coordinator

Dalton has an MS in Science Education from MSU and a professional background in education and design thinking.  She is Principal of Collaboration at Fleissig Design and the mom of three (awesome) daughters.

 Sam Yarborough  Graphics Coordinator  Bozeman native, Samantha Yarborough joined the TEDxBozeman team this year. After several years of exploring different parts of the country and gaining experience as a brand strategist and design director, she has recently (and happily) moved home. As she has watched Bozeman grow, Sam is thrilled to work on the TEDx team and bring inspiring ideas to her community.

Sam Yarborough

Graphics Coordinator

Bozeman native, Samantha Yarborough joined the TEDxBozeman team this year. After several years of exploring different parts of the country and gaining experience as a brand strategist and design director, she has recently (and happily) moved home. As she has watched Bozeman grow, Sam is thrilled to work on the TEDx team and bring inspiring ideas to her community.

 Tom Stenzel  Speaker Coach  Tom was the first MC for TEDx Bozeman in 2012.  Along with being a long time Bozeman business owner, and adjunct instructor at MSU, he currently coaches and teaches presentation skills to individuals and groups around the state through his Speakers Training Camp® workshop.

Tom Stenzel

Speaker Coach

Tom was the first MC for TEDx Bozeman in 2012.  Along with being a long time Bozeman business owner, and adjunct instructor at MSU, he currently coaches and teaches presentation skills to individuals and groups around the state through his Speakers Training Camp® workshop.

 Kayte Kaminski  Speaker Coach  Kayte is the assistant dean of the College of Education, Health and Human Development at MSU, a recent doctoral graduate, and a board member of the Pecha Kucha Bozeman organization. She is the executive director of The Compassion Project in Bozeman and loves 5:30am hikes with anyone who is willing to join.

Kayte Kaminski

Speaker Coach

Kayte is the assistant dean of the College of Education, Health and Human Development at MSU, a recent doctoral graduate, and a board member of the Pecha Kucha Bozeman organization. She is the executive director of The Compassion Project in Bozeman and loves 5:30am hikes with anyone who is willing to join.