Board of Commissioners

TonySmall
Anthony B. Cox, Presiding Officer
Board of County Commissioners, District No. 3
tcox@co.sanders.mt.us

Biographical Information

Tony, a Republican elected in 2008 took office January 2009. Tony’s district #3 covers the western portion of Sanders County, which includes Belknap, Whitepine, Trout Creek, Noxon, and Heron. Tony and his wife Nanette have four children and live at Belknap.

Experience

  • 2009 – Present   Elected and serving a six year term as a Sanders County Commissioner
  • Retired Montana Highway Patrol Trooper

Education

  • Graduate of the University of Montana

Boards, Member of

  • Avista Management Committee
  • Sanders County Board of Health
  • Sanders County Solid Waste Refuse Disposal District
  • MACo Transportation Committee
  • Sanders County Aquatic Invasive Plants (AIP) Task Force

Boards Attended

  • DUI Task Force Committee
  • Resource Advisory Committee
  • Terrestrial Resources Tech Advisory Committee
  • Thompson Falls Airport Advisory Board
  • Sanders County Fair Commission
  • Sanders/Lolo National Forest Collaborative Group
GlenSmall
Glen E. Magera, Commissioner
Board of County Commissioners, District No. 2
gmagera@co.sanders.mt.us

Biographical Information

Glen, a Republican elected in 2010, took office in January 2011. Glen’s District 2 covers the eastern portion of Sanders County, which includes Dixon, Hot Springs, Lonepine, Paradise, North Plains and Lynch Creek. Glen is the 5th generation in the Hot Springs valley and his family has owned and operated the same ranch since 1912. He graduated from Hot Springs High School and has ranched all his life.

Experience

  • 2011 – Present    Elected and serving a six year term as a Sanders County Commissioner

Education

  • Hot Springs High School

Boards, Member of

  • Area Agency on Aging Board Area VI, Chairman
  • Community Action Partnership
  • Hot Springs Refuse Disposal District
  • Sanders County Board of Health
  • Sanders County Council on Aging
  • Sanders County Council on Aging Financial Committee
  • Sanders County Solid Waste Refuse Disposal District
  • Sanders County Transportation Task Force

Boards Attended

  • Dixon Refuse Disposal District
  • Hot Springs Airport Advisory Board
  • Sanders County Weed District
  • Sanders County Fair Commission
  • Sanders/Lolo National Forest Collaborative Group
  • Eastern Sanders County Hospital Board
CarolSmall
Carol Brooker, Commissioner
Board of County Commissioners, District No. 1
cbrooker@co.sanders.mt.us

Biographical Information

Carol Brooker is currently serving her fifth six-year term as Sanders County Commissioner. She is an experienced businesswoman and a valued public servant with a strong work ethic.

Carol has served on a wide-variety of federal, state and local boards and committees, dealing with economic development, fiscal responsibility, sensible growth, and preservation of quality of life. She is an advocate for the timber industry as well as supporting ecological concerns, and has served on the MACo Natural Resources and Public Lands Committee, Sanders/Lolo National Forest Collaboration Group, the National Forest Counties and Schools Coalition, the National Forest Advisory Council, and the Montana Forest Action Advisory Council, working to form broad, long-term strategies and build collaborative partnerships.

Carol is married to businessman Tim Brooker. Together they have one son, Anders, married to Meg, recent parents to Carol’s grandson Will.

Experience

  • 2019- Present Re-elected to serve a six year term as Sanders County Commissioner
  • 2012 – 2018   Re-elected to serve a six year term as Sanders County Commissioner
  • 2007 – 2011   Re-elected to serve a six year term as Sanders County Commissioner
  • 2001 – 2007   Re-elected to serve a six year term as Sanders County Commissioner
  • 1995 – 2000   Elected and serving a six year term as a Sanders County Commissioner

Education

  • Attended the University of Montana

Boards, Member of

  • Governors Board of County Printing
  • Sanders County Board of Health
  • Sanders County Community Development Corporation, Board of Directors
  • Sanders County Solid Waste Refuse Disposal District Board
  • Thompson Falls Community Trails Committee
  • National Forest Foundation Advisory Council
  • Paradise Elementary School Preservation Committee
  • Montana Forest Action Advisory Council Leadership Committee
  • Sanders/Lolo National Forest Collaborative Group

Boards Attended

  • Plains/Stohr Airport Advisory Board

The Sanders County Board of County Commissioners meet in regular session each week on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. This schedule is subject to change without notice. If you have any questions concerning this schedule or if anyone attending needs special assistance, please contact our office.

Name/Title Phone Email
Jennifer Ekberg, Executive Assistant (406) 827-6966 jekberg@co.sanders.mt.us
Kathy Conlin, Receptionist (406) 827-6942 kconlin@co.sanders.mt.us
Unofficial versions of the Commissioner’s Journals dating back to 2008 are available here for research purposes only.  The official versions, along with the Commissioner’s Journals dated prior to 2008 are recorded with the Recording Division of the Clerk and Recorder’s Office.  The electronic versions provided below are provided as a convenience to aid in research but should not be used as a substitute for the official version of the Commissioner’s Journals.