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. 

      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

                                  Dominique has been a dental assistant with Bullhook Community Health Center since June 2018. She has received certification in Radiation Health and Safety from the Dental Assisting National Board.

                                    Timberle Gobin

                                    Registered Nurse

                                        Rickelle Powers, MA

                                        Medical Assistant / Phlebotomist

                                            Abby Miller

                                            Medical Team 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


                                                    Dr. Aman Singh


                                                        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

                                                                      Scout Boucher

                                                                      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


                                                                                  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


                                                                                      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 is currently working to complete her PMHNP degree from The University of Michigan-Flint. She will be finishing this up in the end of 2017.  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

                                                                                                Kasi Tomaskie

                                                                                                Peer Support Specialist

                                                                                                  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


                                                                                                            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. 

                                                                                                                      Danielle Ostwalt

                                                                                                                      Mental Health Case Manager

                                                                                                                          Jacinta Finneman

                                                                                                                          Care Manager

                                                                                                                              Sara Strissel

                                                                                                                              Care Manager

                                                                                                                                Somer Messerly

                                                                                                                                Care Manager

                                                                                                                                Front Office Staff

                                                                                                                                  Kelly Kohler

                                                                                                                                  Front End Supervisor

                                                                                                                                  Kelly Kohler started working at Bullhook Community Health Center in 2016 as a Dental Assistant. In 2017, she took a position in the Business Department, working with patient accounts. Kelly is now currently the Front-End Supervisor, responsible for managing the front staff and coordinating our facilities provider’s schedules. She has more than ten years of experience in the healthcare world. Kelly enjoys camping, fishing, snowmobiling, and other outdoor activities.

                                                                                                                                    Cindy Job

                                                                                                                                    Front Receptionist

                                                                                                                                        Melissa Russell

                                                                                                                                        Front Receptionist


                                                                                                                                          Administrative Support Team

                                                                                                                                            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

                                                                                                                                                            Mallory Crumley

                                                                                                                                                            Health Informatics Technician / Data Analyst

                                                                                                                                                              Jeff Parks

                                                                                                                                                              Building Engineer

                                                                                                                                                                  Janelle Rulison


                                                                                                                                                                      Trixy Biem