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State Administering Agencies

Montana SAA

Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA)

Agency Head

Natalia Bowser, Executive Director
Montana Board of Crime Control
5 South Last Chance Gulch
P.O. Box 201301
Helena, MT 59602
406-444-4244 (telephone)
[email protected]

Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Contact

Mark Thatcher
Montana Board of Crime Control
5 South Last Chance Gulch
P.O. Box 201408
Helena, Montana 59620
406-444-3605 (telephone)
406-444-4722 (FAX)
[email protected]

Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Grant Program

Carrie Lutkehus
Montana Board of Crime Control
5 South Last Chance Gulch
P.O. Box 201408
Helena, Montana 59620
406-444-2947 (telephone)
406-444-4722 (FAX)
[email protected]

Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP)

OJJDP State Program Manager

Cara Blair
State Program Manager
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
202-353-5046 (telephone)
[email protected]

Juvenile Justice Specialist

Rachel Gemar
5 South Last Chance Gulch
Helena, MT 59620-1408
406-444-2056 (telephone)
[email protected]

State Planning Agency

Natalia Bowser
Executive Director
5 South Last Chance Gulch
Helena, MT 59602
406-444-4244 (telephone)
[email protected]

State Advisory Group (SAG)

Randy Shipman
Youth Justice Council Chair/Superintendent, Dillon School District 10
432 S. Pacific
Dillon, MT 59725
406-660-9692
[email protected]

Compliance Monitor

Mark Thatcher
Public Safety Officer
5 South Last Chance Gulch
Helena, MT 59620-1408
406-444-3605 (telephone)
[email protected]

RED Coordinator

Rachel Gemar
Grant Contracts Coordinator
5 South Last Chance Gulch
Helena, MT 59620-1408
406-444-2056 (telephone)
[email protected]

Office for Victims of Crime (OVC)

OVC Victim Assistance for Montana

Montana Board of Crime Control
406-444-3604 (telephone)
https://mbcc.mt.gov/Programs/Victim-Services/

OVC Victim Compensation Program for Montana

Montana Department of Justice
406-444-3653 (telephone)
https://dojmt.gov/victims/crime-victim-compensation/

Date Modified: August 4, 2021
Date Created: January 2, 2020