Administrator Profiles

Helena College University of Montana

Helena College
1115 North Roberts Street
Helena, MT 59601
Phone: 406-447-6900
Fax: 406-447-6397

Dr. Daniel J. Bingham, Dean/CEO
Ph.D., The University of Texas; M.Ed., B.S., Northern Arizona University
Twenty years technical instruction and administrative leadership
At Helena College since July 2005

Denise K. Runge Associate Dean
B.A., Political Science, Washington & Jefferson College
M.A. Political Science, Jacksonville State University
Ph.D., Public Policy & Administration, University of Alabama
At Helena College since August 2013

Russell K. Fillner, Assistant Dean/Fiscal and Plant
B.S., Montana State University, Certified Public Accountant,
Twenty-one years accounting experience; Five years administrative experience
At Helena College since August 2004

Elizabeth Stearns Sims, Assistant Dean/Student Affairs
B.A., Psychology and Sociology, Marlboro College
M.S., Education, University of Wyoming
At Helena College since June 2012

Division Chair / Program Director Profiles

Tia Kelley Division Chair of General Education
B.S., Northwest Missouri State University
M.B.A., Southeastern Oklahoma State University
At Helena College since Fall 2012

Valerie Martinez Division Chair of Trades
B.S., Eastern Montana College
M.Ed., University of Wyoming
At Helena College since Summer 2013

Sandy Sacry Nursing Program Director
RN, Independence Sanitarium and Hospital
B.A., Graceland University
M.S.N., University of Phoenix
At Helena College since Summer 2008
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