Join us for an evening where moderator Lori Addicks will engage with the candidates and give us a glimpse into the May 7th School and Special Purpose District Election.

📅 Date: Tuesday, April 23
🕖 Time: 5:00 Meet and Greet; 6:00 Forum
🏛️ Venue: The Waypoint
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This is your opportunity to learn about the candidates and understand the issues that will have direct impact on our local community.

Have a question you’d like to have asked of the candidates at the forum? Send them to before Tuesday, April 10. Every effort will be made to incorporate your feedback into the evening program. However, due to time constraints, not all submitted questions may be addressed. We appreciate your understanding and participation.

Candidates and representatives from the following have been invited:

DISTRICT: Big Sky Water & Sewer District (3 seats)
Kent Volosin MD
Michael Wilcynski
Jerad Biggerstaff
Richard Fast

DISTRICT: Big Sky Resort Area District (3 seats)
Kevin Germain
Laura L Seyfang
John Zirkle
Landon Weight
Grace Young

DISTRICT: Big Sky Fire Department (2 seats) – ACCLAIMED
Debra Lewis
Matthew A Dodd

DISTRICT: Big Sky School District (2 seats)
John McGuire
Danielle McClain
Maren J Dunn
Matt Jennings
Matthew Kidd (withdrew from race)

DISTRICT: Yellowstone Mountain Club Rural Fire District (1 seat) – ACCLAIMED
Thomas Butler

DISTRICT: Madison Valley Hospital District (2 seats) – ACCLAIMED
Bryant Harp
Mary G Oliver

DISTRICT: Ennis School District No. 52 (2 seats)
Levi K Chandler
Dino Fanelli
Dustin Pederson
Justin Lee Stoner
Kyle Stone
Neal Zucker

BALLOT ISSUE: Creation of Firelight Meadows Water & Sewer District
BALLOT ISSUE: Big Sky School Bond
BALLOT ISSUE: Ennis School General Fund Levy

Be sure to attend this educational evening to help you make informed decisions on your ballot.


May 7 – School and Special Purpose District Election

The School and Special Purpose District Election is a mail-in election, meaning that there will be no polling places open on Election Day. You must be registered in order to receive a ballot. Ballot content will vary depending on your jurisdiction. Regular registration closes April 8.  Registration info can be found at For questions, please contact your county elections office.



The Big Sky Resort Area District (BSRAD) is hosting this public forum to support open elections in Big Sky.

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