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

                                      LeAnne Hanson, RN

                                      Registered Nurse

                                          Rickelle Powers, MA

                                          Medical Assistant / Phlebotomist

                                              Christina Vanlue

                                              Medical Assistant / Phlebotomist

                                                  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

                                                                                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

                                                                                  Sandy Derry, LAC, M.Ed., has been living in the Havre community for the past 20+ years. She obtained her Licensed Addiction Counselor (LAC) license in December of 2019.  Sandy currently provides Moral Reconation Therapy (MRT), Domestic Violence Moral Reconation Therapy (DV-MRT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) and works with a wide range of addiction clients. She 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. When graduating in 2005, Sandy provided school based mental health in the Havre and Box Elder communities and provided outpatient therapy to children and adults through the Center for Mental Health. Her experience also includes Circle of Security (COS) techniques and treating a wide range of mental health disorders. 

                                                                                    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

                                                                                                          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

                                                                                                                                                          Adam Garcia

                                                                                                                                                          Janitor / Maintenance

                                                                                                                                                              Janelle Rulison

                                                                                                                                                              Janitor