Bart Melton, NPCA’s Northern Rockies Regional Director, started with NPCA in 2006 in our Southeast Regional Office. In the Southeast Bart worked on policy issues specific to mountain top removal coal mining, park boundary adjustments, and coal-fired power plant proposals. In 2008 Bart moved to NPCA’s DC office where he coordinated NPCA’s Landscape Conservation Program and managed NPCA’s Oil and Gas Campaign. In 2013 Bart took over management of NPCA’s Yellowstone Program in Montana before moving into the Director position. Prior to joining NPCA Bart worked on the East and West coasts organizing outreach to government agencies for IdleAire Technologies Corporation. Bart has an undergraduate degree in political science from the University of Tennessee and a Masters of Public Administration with a Graduate Certificate Degree in Not-for-Profit Management from the University of Oregon.
Holly Sandbo, Program Coordinator
Holly joined the Northern Rockies team in January 2015. Prior to NPCA Holly worked for the International Federation of Fly Fishers where she was the coordinator for conservation and casting instructor programs. Additionally, she spent many years working in public education and is a certified science teacher. Holly has an undergraduate degree in Natural Resource Management and Environmental Communication from the University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point and a Master’s in Education from Minnesota State University – Mankato.