Shirley Galovic | District Administrator
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Shirley has worked for the Ruby Valley Conservation District Board as their District Administrator since 1994. Shirley and her husband, Gene, live on a small acreage on the East Bench with their Haflinger horses, and two dogs. Shirley is a native of Montana and has lived in the state all her life and has been very active in local grazing, weed and water issues in Madison and Beaverhead County. Before working for the RVCD she worked in the oil business, law offices, a utility company, and training field trial dogs.


Audra Bell | Stewardship Director
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As Stewardship Director, Audra will provide oversite for restoration projects in the Ruby Watershed, coordinate RVCD events, and assists the BWSC member with term projects. She served with the RVCD & RWC in 2020 as the Big Sky Watershed Corps member. Audra received a B.S. in Geosciences with an emphasis in hydrology from Boise State University. While not in the office, Audra can be found alpine skiing, biking, crocheting, or spending time with Sparrow, her poodle.

Me and Clyde

Tim Weighart | Big Sky Watershed Corps Member

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Tim Weighart will be working as the Big Sky Watershed Corps Member this year, and will be helping out with planning and monitoring several projects. Last spring, he graduated from Allegheny College in Pennsylvania with an English and Environmental Science double major. He is looking forward to learning a lot of new skills and gaining more confidence with conservation work while working in the valley. Tim enjoys distance running, reading and writing, singing poorly in the car, and painfully awkward fist bumps.