Board Members

Ken Plake

Board Member

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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Funds will allow us to update one of our rescue trucks. The new truck is fully equipped for our needs featuring a utility body so we can organize our gear better, making us more efficient and safer on rescue scenes. It also comes with a full emergency lighting package and mobile radio which saves us the cost of having to purchase and install those separately.

SGC Search & Rescue