Debi was born and raised in Havre. She is a graduate of Northern Montana College (now MSUN). She received a Bachelor’s degree in Science Business Technology and a minor in Computer Science. Debi is married to Dave Rhines and has four children. She is the business manager at Schine Electric and Bear Paw Technology.
Board Vice - Chair
Bill grew up in Great Falls and moved to Havre while attending Northern Montana College. After graduating from Northern, he remained in Havre as he loved this community and the Hi-Line. Bill is an Eagle Scout and active in Boy Scouts at the local, district and State levels. Two of three of Bill’s sons are also Eagle Scouts. Bill states he joined the board “Because he was impressed with Cindy Smith's passion for Bullhook Community Health Center and everything it stood for. I think it is very important for people to be involved with their community at the level they are comfortable with.”
Carol moved to Havre in 1995 as an assistant professor of water quality technology at Montana State University - Northern. She currently is serving MSU-Northern as the Interim Dean of the College of Education, Arts & Sciences. Carol joined the Bullhook Community Health Center board of directors to support the important work of BCHC to provide medical access to all the members of the North Central Montana community.
Cori originally came to Havre for college but after graduating with her Bachelors in Business Administration she decided to make Havre her home. Cori is married to Havre local, Grayson Winsor and they are expecting their first child soon. Cori is a Real Estate Agent at Lodestar Land and Home. She enjoys baking and playing with her two dogs, Jack & Bailey, in her spare time. Cori states she joined the BCHC board to be more involved with our community and help share the importance of rural health care.
Tom LaFond was born and raised in Malta, Mt. He's a graduate of U of MT in Missoula. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Business Admin, emphasis in Management. He's married to his wife Tammy. They have two grown children, Jessen and Josie. He currently works in the insurance industry. He was asked to serve on the board by a current board member. As a first year board member, Tom is excited to be a part of this great organization and help in any way possible.
Born in Havre and raised on a ranch on the Hi line, Shantel Cronk is currently the CEO/Executive Director of the MSU-Northern Foundation.
Shantel moved back to the area a few years ago after living in various cities working for global manufacturing companies in product management and strategic planning. After graduating from Chinook High School, she went on to get her BA at Concordia College in Moorhead, MN. A member of P.E.O. and serving on the advisory board for the Louis and Antoinette Hagener Museum of the Northern Plains Indian on the MSU-N campus, Shantel welcomed the opportunity to join the BCHC Board of Directors and looks forward to contributing to Bullhook's success.