Beta Jail Alternative Supervisor
As a native of Western Montana, Amanda attended MSU Bozeman to attain a Bachelors in Political Science. After moving to Billings on 2007 she began working for the local non-profit, Alternatives, Inc. While attempting to find out what she wants to be when she grows up, she made a career change and began working for MSU Billings in Admissions and Advising, specializing in International Student management. While employed, she earned her Masters of Science in Public Relations with a focus on Mass Communications. After four years of working at the University it was time for Amanda to return to her passion of working in the criminal justice field. As the Supervisor of Beta Alternatives, one of the largest community corrections agencies in the region, her and her staff serve over 7,000 clients in misdemeanor probation, drug and alcohol monitoring, and community treatment programs for local courts, the Department of Corrections, DPHHS- Child and Family Services, and other local agencies. This work is both neccessary for community safety and fulfilling.
In her spare time, Amanda chases around 4 kids running from school, sports, and other extracurricular activities. Billings has become her home , and she wouldn’t want to raise her kids anywhere else.