The Legislative Fiscal Division staff assignments are listed below.
Each staff member's phone number and e-mail are included.
If you require additional information, please contact the
Fiscal Division main office at:

(406) 444-2986
(406) 444-3036

Fiscal Analyst Legislative Fiscal Division Amy Carlson

Amy Carlson
Legislative Fiscal Analyst & Director

Quinn Holzer

Quinn Holzer
Operations Manager

Manages staff for Department of Health and Human Services, Natural Resources, and Judicial Branch, Public Safety, and Corrections

Rm. 115 | 406.444.5385
Joe Triem

Joe Triem
Fiscal Manager

Manages staff for General Government, Education and Cultural,Department of Transportation,
and Long Range

Rm. 113 | 406.444.5834
Susie Lindsay

Susie Lindsay
Communications Supervisor

Communications, General Fund Status Sheet, and Statewide Analysis, Manages staff for communications and data analytics

Rm. 119 | 406.444.4121

LFD Staff and Contact Information

Jon Arnold
Fiscal Analyst II

Expenditure Analysis: Department of Public Health & Human Services

Power BI development and programming

Room 110 P

Katy Callon
Fiscal Analyst

Expenditure Analysis: Department of Labor & Industry, Department of Military Affairs, Secretary of State, State Auditor, and Commissioner of Political Practices

Room 110 Q

Katie Church
Data Analyst II

Statewide data analytics, database design, and data cleaning

Room 110 F

Cathy Duncan
Senior Fiscal Analyst

Expenditure Analysis: Long Range Planning, local government 

Room 117

Karen Gilbert
Web Communications & Technical Specialist

Webpage management, publication development and design, communications, and Legislative Finance Committee secretary

Room 110

Katie Guenther
Fiscal Analyst II

Expenditure Analysis: Department of Administration, Office of the Commissioner of Higher Education, Montana Arts Council, Montana State Library, and Montana Historical Society

Room 132

Alice Hecht
Fiscal Analyst II

Expenditure Analysis: Department of Transportation

Revenue & Tax Analysis: Insurance Tax and Consumption Tax Revenue


Room 110 N

Walker Hopkins
Data Analyst I

Statewide data analytics, Internet Budget and Reporting System (IBARS), caseload & population modeling

Expenditure Analysis:  Department of Corrections

Power BI development and programming

Room 110 O

Marci Lewandowski
Fiscal Analyst

Expenditure Analysis: Judicial Branch, Department of Justice, Office of Public Defender, and Public Service Commission

Room 110 H

Rob Miller
Senior Fiscal Analyst

Expenditure Analysis: Dept. of Environmental Quality, Dept. of Agriculture, Dept. of Livestock, Fish, Wildlife & Parks, and Dept. of Natural Resources & Conservation

Room 118

Julia Pattin
Fiscal Analyst I

Expenditure Analysis: Office of Public Instruction, Board of Public Education, Montana School for the Deaf and Blind

Revenue & Tax Analysis:  Property Tax Revenues
Medicaid forecasts

Room 110 I

Josh Poulette
Fiscal Analyst II

Expenditure Analysis: Department of Health and Human Services - Medicaid

Room 110 G

Sam Schaefer
Senior Fiscal Analyst

Revenue & Tax Analysis:  Individual Income Tax Revenues, Corporation Tax Revenues, Energy Tax Revenues, Gambling Tax Revenues, Interest Earnings Revenues, Motor Vehicle Tax Revenue, and Natural Resource Tax Revenue


Room 131

Nick VanBrown
Lead Fiscal Analyst

Lead Analyst for big data, data programming and development in Power BI, and the Internet Budget and Reporting System (IBARS)

Room 130

Kris Wilkinson
Lead Fiscal Analyst

Lead Expenditure Analyst
Expenditure Analysis: Consumer Counsel, Legislative Branch, Governor's Office, Department of Commerce, Department of Revenue

Room 114