- Regional Economic Development – Enhancing recreation amenities and opportunities to increase community quality of life, and therefore attracting new businesses, residents and improving resident retention.
- Sustainable Tourism Development – Utilizing recreational amenities and opportunities as a way to attract visitors, and in turn support local businesses.
- Community Revitalization and Health – Creating a more livable community through enhancing
recreation amenities and opportunities and attracting new, long-term residents.
Flower Creek Action Team Members
Members of the Flower Creek Action Team include Bill Pepper, Tina Oliphant, Marc McCully, Tony Petrusha, and advisor Micah Miller.
Diane Conradi is the founder/CEO of Montana Access Project. As an experienced attorney, founder and advisor to Whitefish Legacy Partners/Whitefish Trail, Montana State Parks Foundation, and appointed member to Montana's first State Parks and Recreation Board she has in-depth experience in creating, enhancing and sustaining high quality nature-based recreation access that supports economic vitality, community health and quality of life for residents and visitors alike.
Kathleen McMahon has 35 years of community planning experience. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Urban and Regional Planning from the University of Illinois and a Masters Degree in Educational Technology from George Washington University. She is a member of the Montana Association of Planners, the American Institute of Certified Planners, and Montana Economic Development Association.
Lech Naumovich has been promoting conservation and restoration awareness through science, community involvement, media, public speaking. He earned a Master’s Degree in Restoration and Landscape Ecology from the Yale School for the Environment and then subsequently took his talents to work for various agencies including the US Forest Service, BLM, Fort Hunter Liggett – USARC, California Native Plant Society, as well as starting a restoration ecology non-profit named Golden Hour Restoration Institute.