Board Members

Ken Plake

Ken retired from Boeing after a 30 year career as a Finance Manager and Strategic Planning Analyst. Ken and his wife settled in Big Timber after falling in love with Montana/Big Timber values and lifestyle. Since retiring, Ken has volunteered to help the homeless and managed Helping Hands Ministry to help those in need.

Although Merle Haggard sang 'Big City turn me loose and set me free, somewhere in the middle of Montana', Ken looks forward to helping keep Sweet Grass County safe, a place where families flourish, and preserving wholesome standards of living.

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Testimonials

This grant helped us bring ‘Every Brilliant Thing’ to our high school. Students were able to role play and have a discussion about suicide, depression, and resilience. The goal, to diminish the shame associated with suicide and mental illness and bring awareness of depression and suicide to students and staff with SGHS.

SGC Public Health