A native of Wolf Point, Char Matejovsky retired from the Westar Institute, a nonprofit she helped found and for which she previously served as Interim Executive Director. She is the author of two children’s books—Shadow on the Moon, on the discovery of the solar system, and Stones & Bones, a history of evolution—and is currently at work on a child’s guide to spacetime. Char has a BA in French from the University of Montana and a French language certificate from the Sorbonne.
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Barbara Olson recently retired from teaching at Northside Elementary School in Wolf Point. She and her husband Larry own a small, diversified farm/ranch on the outskirts of Wolf Point. Barbara has a BS in Education with a K-12 reading endorsement from Montana State University Northern, a Master in Education specializing in Integrated Teaching through the Arts from Lesley University in Cambridge Mass, and a Master of Science in Special Education from Montana State University Billings.
The proud mother of a daughter and two grandsons, Pat Stennes was born and raised in Wolf Point. She worked for Roosevelt County for more than forty years, serving as Clerk of District Court for thirty of them. Pat is an avid reader and gardener. She is a member of the Wolf Point Optimists and volunteers with the Junior Optimists. She is also active in her church, both as Secretary and as editor of the church bulletin.