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Board of Supervisors

Dallas Diehl


Kelly Ingalls

Vice Chair

Kelly works on his family’s ranch with his wife, Kay, and his brother, John.  They raise cattle, sheep, hay, and grain.  Kelly and Kay have two children.  Ellie and Louis, who help out on the ranch.  Kelly has been a member of the district since 2000 and is a pleasure to have around.

Darrell Baum


Darrell is a fourth generation rancher and currently lives on the family ranch in Winston where they raise Angus cattle and all of their own feed. He worked on three different ranches raising malt barley and cattle before returning to the home ranch in 1993. Darrell has three children, five grandchildren, and two great grand children.  Darrell has been a member of the board since 1995 and Board Chair for 3 years. We are so lucky here at the Broadwater Conservation District to have such a remarkable supervisor. 

Greg Field

Member of Board of Supervisors

Rick VanDyken

Member of Board of Supervisors

Rick and his wife, Halane, live south of Toston on a ranch with their two sons, Kyle and Andy.  They raise hay, grain, corn silage, and have registered Angus cattle.  Rick and Halane have a grandson, Jackson, who was given to them by Andy and his wife, Kindle.  They also have one daughter, a son in law, and a grandson that live in Toston.  Rick has served on the board since 2009.   We are lucky to have him!

Associate Supervisor

Jim Beck

Jim moved to Broadwater County from eastern Montana 35 year ago.  He has been a part of the Broadwater Conservation District since 1991 helping with stream monitoring, Townsend school’s Stream Team, and many other various activities and tasks.  He is a great help to us, and we are happy to call him a part of our team.  Jim is proud to say that the District has given him an opportunity to work with many great Broadwater County residents.

Herb Argabright

Herb has served as an associate on the board since 2011.  He also has served on the County Planning Board.  Herb is a cow/calf and forage producer in Broadwater County. He is always fun to have in the meetings, and quotes he is “ornery always”.

Daniel Davis

Associate Supervisor


District Administrator - Denise Donnelly

Denise has lived in Townsend since 2005.  She is new to the conservation part of the job but has extensive experience in administration.   I am excited to learn more about how the Broadwater Conservation District can work with local producers and landowners to have a positive impact.

Advisory to the District

Ron Spoon, FWP
Darrell Folkvord, County Commissioner
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Allison Kosto, County Extension Agent
Jessica Bushnell, Weed District
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