Become a Montana Worksite Wellness Coalition Member

Mission:

The Montana Worksite Health Promotion Coalition is a resource for Montana employers regarding the art and science of health promotion and wellness at work.

Vision:

Our vision is to educate, encourage, recognize, and create a standard of excellence for Worksite Wellness programs in Montana, and we do that by:

Goals:

  • Hosting a Montana Worksite Wellness Conference with nationally recognized speakers and local experts to provide education and encourage
  • Providing the bronze, silver, and gold awards criteria (via flyer and website) as an educational tool for organizations wanting to start or improve a Worksite Wellness program incorporating ten quality standards that create a framework and standard of excellence
  • Granting bronze, silver, and gold awards (Basic, enhanced, comprehensive) to qualified employers to recognize their achievements
  • Supplying a MWHP website with reliable local and national resources to provide education
  • Measuring improved health outcomes and assessing Worksite Wellness programs in Montana to contribute to the national

Members

Chelsea Culpon – Consulting Member – Helena
Areas of Expertise: Event Planning, Government Relations and Collaboration with Worker’s Compensation & Safety

Kailyn Dorhauer – Bozeman
Assistant Project Coordinator – Montana Rural Health Initiative and Program Coordiantor – Montana Office of Rural Health/Area Health Education Center (AHEC)
Areas of Expertise: Advocating for Health Issues, Website Development and Integrating Wellness in Health Plans

Tabatha Elsberry – Awards Work Group Co-Chair – Butte
HeathFitness Energize Your Life Program Manager – Northwestern Energy
Areas of Expertise: Creating and Managing a Worksite Health Promotion Program, Website Development, Public Speaking

Megan Haddix – Glasgow
Marketing Specialist – Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital

Nancy Hjartarson RN– Shelby
Director of Education / Infection Prevention – Marias Medical Center

Rachel Hess Meech – Billings
Areas of Expertise: Managing a Worksite Health Promotion Program, Worksite Health Promotion Committee Involvement, and Brochure Development

Rebecca Morley – Missoula
Senior Community Health Specialist / Eat Smart Coordinator – Missoula City-County Health Department
Areas of Expertise: Brochure Development, PowerPoint Presentation and Public Speaking

Wendy Olson – Kalispell
Public Health Promotion Specialist – Flathead City-County Health Department
Areas of Expertise: Event Planning, Advocating for Health Issues and Brochure Development

Teri Palmer – Helena
Health Management Consultant – PayneWest Insurance.
Areas of Expertise: Managing and Creating Worksite Wellness Programs, Collaboration with Workers’ Compensation and Safety

Lynn Paul – Bozeman
MSU Extension Food & Nutrition Specialist – Montana State University
Areas of Expertise: Developing Effective Interventions, Worksite Wellness Committee Involvement and Public Speaking

Chelsea Pelc , Membership Workgroup Chair – Kalispell
Clinical Services Manager- Montana Association of Health Care Purchasers (MAHCP)
Areas of Expertise: Developing Effective Interventions, Creating an Effective Annual Wellness Report and Integrating Wellness in Health Care Plans

Kim Pullman – Helena
Wellness and Benefits Program Manager – Department of Administration, Health Care and Benefits Division
Areas of Expertise: Integrating Wellness in Health Care Plans, Managing a Worksite Health Promotion Program and Developing Effective Disease Management Programs

Laura Rookhuizen– Billings
Wellness Manager – Employee Benefit Management Services Inc (EBMS)
Areas of Expertise: Health/Wellness Coaching, Creating a Wellness Committee and Being the Wellness Champion

Lisa Troyer – Helena
Program Manager – Montana Cancer Control Programs
Areas of Expertise: Advocating for Health Issues, Government Relations and Event Planning

Become a Member

Interested in becoming a Coalition member? Reach out to Chelsea Pelc @ cpelc@mahcp.org