Our Staff

Executive Staff

    Kyndra Hall

    Chief Executive Officer

    Kyndra graduated from Montana State University – Northern with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Technology with Accounting and Small Business Managements minors in 2000.  She went on to receive her Master’s in Business Administration Accounting from the University of Phoenix in 2007.  She is an Enrolled Agent with the Internal Revenue Service.

    Prior to starting at Bullhook she was an accountant with Anderson ZurMuehlen/Hamilton Consulting Group for the past 15 years.  She is very involved in the community as the board chair of the Boys and Girls Club, North Central Montana Relay for Life and the Hi-Line Chapter of ABATE.  She is also actively involved with the Havre Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors committee. 

      Emily Riggin

      Chief Financial Officer

          Angela Allestad

          Executive Assistant

            Medical Staff

              Megan A. Evans, M.D.

              QI Physician

              Megan Evans, MD graduated with a B.S. in biochemistry with the highest honors from Montana State University –Bozeman. She earned her M.D. from the University of Colorado, Denver School of Medicine and completed her training as Chief Resident at Montana Family Medicine. Dr. Evans is committed to rural and underserved health care.

                  Dee Althouse

                  Lead Physician, Medical Doctor

                  Dr. Dee Althouse grew up in Ohio, and attended Medical School and completed her Residency in Combined Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at the Ohio State University (and she will be an OSU Buckeye fan for life!). She moved to Montana in 2000, and worked at the Chippewa Cree Health Center on the Rocky Boys Reservation for the next 15 years.  She enjoys seeing a broad range of patients, of all ages, with special interests in Pediatric development and health, and chronic disease management of children and adults.  Outside of medicine, she enjoys spending time with her husband and 2 young children, reading, and enjoying the beautiful outdoors of Montana.

                    Kathryn Olson

                    Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

                    Katie started her nursing career 6 years ago as an Internal Medicine RN at the Cleveland Clinic, located in Cleveland, Ohio. She completed her Family Nurse Practitioner degree at Malone University in Ohio. She is certified as a FNP through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. She has a special interest in mental health nursing and has complete her PMHNP degree from The University of Michigan-Flint.  This is her first time in Montana and she is excited to see all that Montana has to offer and looking forward to becoming involved in the community.

                     

                        Michaela Whitmore, PA-C

                        Certified Physicians Assistant

                            Patti Alderson

                            Family Nurse Practitioner / Chief Medical Officer

                            Patti Alderson was born and raised in Connecticut, longing for adventure she enlisted in the US Air Force after graduating high school.  After completing her training in electronics, she served as Secure Communication Expert at the Pentagon in Washington D.C.  It was a wonderful experience that afforded her the opportunity to travel all over the world. 

                              Patti moved to Montana in 2001 after having a short stint with the Railroad she decided to go back to school to get her Bachelor of Science in Nursing.  After graduating she went to work at NMH for 41/2 years.  Patti has always had a thirst for knowledge which took her back to school to get her Masters and become a Family Nurse Practitioner.  She moved to the little community of Culbertson and worked as a FNP for a year before moving back to Havre to join us at Bullhook.  Patti is also studying for her Doctorate in Nursing while working full time.

                            However, Patty is not all work, she loves spending time with her grandchildren attending all their activities.  She also enjoys camping and loves to travel.

                                Heather Wolf

                                Lab Manager/Phlebotomist

                                  Desiree Norden

                                  Medical Manager

                                    Lisa Hentschel

                                    Medical Assistant

                                      Andrea Dumas

                                      Medical Data Entry

                                        Dominique Hendrickson

                                        Medical Assistant

                                          Timberle Gobin

                                          Registered Nurse

                                              LeAnne Hanson, RN

                                              Registered Nurse

                                                  Rickelle Powers, MA

                                                  Medical Assistant / Phlebotomist

                                                      Christina Vanlue

                                                      Medical Assistant / Phlebotomist

                                                          Abby Miller

                                                          Medical Assistant

                                                            Janice Griebel

                                                            Medical Team Assistant

                                                            Dental Staff

                                                              Conrad J. Kusel

                                                              Chief Dental Officer

                                                              Conrad J. Kusel, Jr., DDS (Dr. Jim) is a native to Florida.  He was born and grew up in Miami, Florida.  He went to Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, NC where he earned his BA in Chemistry. Then He went Dental School at Northwestern University in Chicago, IL where he earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree.  After passing his Florida dental boards he joined his Father in Port St Lucie.  Dr. Jim’s brother joined the practice soon after. 

                                                              Dr. Jim has been Rotarian for 32 years and is active in the Boy Scouts of America.  Other activities Dr. Jim is active in are deep sea fishing, SCUBA diving, and growing orchids.  While in Montana. Jim is looking forward to hunting, ice and fly fishing, visiting and hiking in Montana’s beautiful parks.

                                                                Dr. Craig Kaneshiro

                                                                Dentist

                                                                  Elizabeth Lohse

                                                                  Dental Manager

                                                                  Elizabeth is certified in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Anesthesia and X-Ray, and earned her Associates Degree in Medical Assisting from the University of Montana in 2006. She has training in chronic pain management and more than eight years of experience in the dental field. Elizabeth is currently the Dental Coordinator for our dental facility, responsible for coordination of care for three full-time dentists.

                                                                    Danielle Martin

                                                                    Dental Hygienist

                                                                      Brandi McNamara

                                                                      Dental Hygienist

                                                                        Kristawna Fox

                                                                        Dental Assistant

                                                                            Rachel Bartlett

                                                                            Dental Assistant

                                                                                Kiana Stump

                                                                                Dental Assistant

                                                                                    Kim Leeds

                                                                                    Dental Assistant

                                                                                      Behavioral Health

                                                                                        Deidre Reiter

                                                                                        Behavioral Health Manager

                                                                                          Suzanne Lockwood

                                                                                          Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

                                                                                          Suzanne F. Lockwood is a Board Certified Clinical Nurse Specialist, PMHCNS-BC.  She holds and additional doctoral degree and has practiced as a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner for the past 25 years in both inpatient and outpatient facilities.  She sees adolescents and adults for psychiatric assessment, diagnosis, medication management and treatment planning with other providers in the Behavioral Health, Chemical Dependency, and Medical services.  She has developed a Medically Assisted Treatment program for those dealing with addiction issues and treats individuals with co-occurring illnesses.  While she grew up in the Midwest, she enjoys hiking, biking and camping in Big Sky Country.

                                                                                            Libbi Pritchard – Sleath

                                                                                            BA, MSc, LAC, RRT

                                                                                                Jacob Strissel

                                                                                                Family Behavioral Health Specialist

                                                                                                Jacob attended the University of Montana-Western for a degree in Elementary Education. While in Dillon, he developed after school community youth programs while serving with AmeriCorps before becoming a Drill Instructor/1st Sergeant at the Montana Youth Challenge Academy. Since moving back to the Hi-Line, Jacob has worked at Havre Public Schools as a Jr. High football coach and at Lincoln McKinley Primary School. He has been the program manager of the Youth Reporting Center at the Boys and Girls Club as well as working in the S.T.E.M. Center. Jacob, originally from Rudyard, is excited about assisting the Havre community in family behavioral health services.

                                                                                                  Sandy Derry

                                                                                                  LAC-e

                                                                                                  Sandy Derry, M.Ed., has been living in the Havre community for the past 20+ years. During this time she has earned her Master’s degree in Counselor of Education from MSU-Northern in 2013, a Bachelor’s degree in Communications and a Bachelor’s degree in Community Service at MSU-Northern in 2005.Sandy has experience as a victim witness advocate, crisis line volunteer and 3 years in AmeriCorps. Since graduating in 2005, Sandy has been providing school based mental health in the Havre and Box Elder community, as well as providing children through adult outpatient therapy. Her experience includes implementing Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) and Circle of Security (COS) techniques and treating a wide range of mental health disorders. Her experience includes treating clients with co-occurring disorders, as well as a history of addictions, trauma and relationship concerns. She is working to obtain an additional LCPC license.

                                                                                                    Hailey Breum

                                                                                                    LAC-e

                                                                                                      Lindsey Reichelt

                                                                                                      Licensed Clinical Social Worker

                                                                                                      Lindsey is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with a background in adult, children and family therapy. She earned her Bachelors degree in Social Work from Salish Kootenai College in 2008 and her Masters degree in Social Work from Walla Walla University in 2009.

                                                                                                      Lindsey has been in the Havre community for 5 years. During this time she has been providing school based mental health in the Rocky Boy Community, as well as providing adult groups and psychotherapy. Her experience includes treating clients with co-occurring disorders, history of trauma and relationship concerns.

                                                                                                        Kathryn Olson

                                                                                                        Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

                                                                                                        Katie started her nursing career 6 years ago as an Internal Medicine RN at the Cleveland Clinic, located in Cleveland, Ohio. She completed her Family Nurse Practitioner degree at Malone University in Ohio. She is certified as a FNP through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. She has a special interest in mental health nursing and has completed her PMHNP degree from The University of Michigan-Flint. This is her first time in Montana and she is excited to see all that Montana has to offer and looking forward to becoming involved in the community.

                                                                                                         

                                                                                                            Patty Tilleman

                                                                                                            Care Coordinator/RN

                                                                                                              Terry Hanson

                                                                                                              Behavioral Health Specialist

                                                                                                              Terry is a licensed clinical professional counselor.  She earned her master’s degree in counseling at Montana State University-Northern in 1995 and completed an internship in family based services in Havre.  She has experience providing outpatient counseling for mental health concerns across the lifespan.

                                                                                                                Madison Ellis

                                                                                                                Behavioral Health Nurse

                                                                                                                Pharmacy Staff

                                                                                                                  Darin Miller, BS

                                                                                                                  Pharmacist in Charge

                                                                                                                    Cindy Brandon, PharmD

                                                                                                                    Pharmacist

                                                                                                                        Sheronda Healy

                                                                                                                        Pharmacy Technician

                                                                                                                            Emily Harshman

                                                                                                                            Pharmacy Technician

                                                                                                                              Case Management

                                                                                                                                Jeri Erickson, LPN, AE-C

                                                                                                                                Montana Asthma Project Nurse

                                                                                                                                Jeri Graduated nursing school in may of 2011 at Flathead Valley Community College. She is currently the School Nurse for Havre Public Schools and has worked in family practice as well as internal medicine. She received her certified asthma educator license in May of 2017. 

                                                                                                                                  Jacinta Finneman

                                                                                                                                  Care Manager

                                                                                                                                      Sara Strissel

                                                                                                                                      Care Manager

                                                                                                                                        Brittany Yelland

                                                                                                                                        Care Manager

                                                                                                                                          Front Office Staff

                                                                                                                                            Cindy Job

                                                                                                                                            Front Staff Supervisor

                                                                                                                                                Grace Carroll

                                                                                                                                                Front Receptionist

                                                                                                                                                    Jenna Jensen

                                                                                                                                                    Front Receptionist

                                                                                                                                                        Brenna Hulett

                                                                                                                                                        Front Receptionist

                                                                                                                                                          Telemedicine

                                                                                                                                                          Administrative Support Team

                                                                                                                                                            Mallory Crumley

                                                                                                                                                            Health Informatics Technician / Data Analyst

                                                                                                                                                              Rozan Kerr

                                                                                                                                                              Patient Accounts Manager

                                                                                                                                                                Vonda Thomas

                                                                                                                                                                Patient Accounts Biller

                                                                                                                                                                  Branda Pearson

                                                                                                                                                                  Patient Accounts Biller

                                                                                                                                                                    Barb DeRosa

                                                                                                                                                                    Accounting Associate

                                                                                                                                                                      Jim Ramsbacher

                                                                                                                                                                      Patient Accounts Representative

                                                                                                                                                                          Carol Schubert

                                                                                                                                                                          Billing Clerk

                                                                                                                                                                            Nancy Pegar

                                                                                                                                                                            PR & HR Benefit Specialist, Employee Engagement Advocate

                                                                                                                                                                              Janelle Rulison

                                                                                                                                                                              Janitor