A Special Not of Thanks to The Eagle Foundation Past Directors:
|Bec, a fourth generation Montanan, was raised and educated in Sidney. She has been a public school educator for 33 years and her MS degree is in curriculum development. She holds a BS in anthropology, specializing in Northern Plains Archaeology and works professionally as a cultural resource archaeologist. Some of her community and state activities include: youth leader at the Lonsdale United Methodist Church, President of the Maka Flora Chapter of the Montana Native Plant Society, secretary of the Sidney Education Association and President- elect and newsletter editor of the Montana Archaeology Society. Her family includes college students Kendra and Josef, and husband Kendal. The family loves to fish, hunt, canoe, golf and cross-country ski.|
|Not only is Garth President of Stockman Bank, but he has worked at the bank for 25 years and is Vice President of the Sidney Education Foundation Board. Other than college he have resided in Sidney all his life. He is very proud of Sidney's progressive community attitude and friendly personality. One interesting Fact about Garth is that he was fortunate to play on Sidney’s last Basketball State Championship Team in 1971 and still enjoys a game of HORSE anytime.|
Elaine was born and raised in Billings, MT, and have a dual major in French and Business Education from Montana State University—Bozeman and a master’s degree in Technology from Lesley University.
She is married to Marvin, a Sidney native and has been teaching in Sidney for almost 30 years. They have raised three sons: Travis (25) a graduate of MSU—Billings, married to Billi Jo and living in Arizona; Jeff (19), a freshman majoring in business administration (and basketball) at the University of Mary in Bismarck; and Matt (almost 18), a senior at Sidney High School.
Marvin and Elaine have been active supporters of their sons' athletic, civic, and musical activities. They love to travel and have been to Europe, the Caribbean, and all over the United States. Elaine plays the piano and does hardanger and is active in numerous civic organizations, including Kiwanis and Delta Kappa Gamma. In her spare time she loves to garden and play with her three dogs or travel to her son’s sporting events. At school she is the advisor of the Key Club and Business Professionals of America and teaches an on-line course for MSELC, a Montana high school on-line consortium.
Brenda Eberling, was born in Newport News, Virginia but grew up in Sidney, graduating 1981 from Sidney High School, attended Montana State University College of Nursing earning a BSN in 1986. She returned after college, starting a family and has been employed at Sidney Health Center since 1986, currently working as the Infection Control/Employee Health Coordinator.
The mother of two daughters Charity, a junior and Marissa, a freshman - Brenda supports the girls in the activities they are involved with. She is a past board member of the Sidney Swimteam and the Foundation for Community Care Employee Liaison Team, working with the Mayke a Plege Drive.
|Currently, Brenda is an active member of various professional organizations and is involved with committees with in the Sidney Health Center Organization. She has been a member of the Sidney Education Foundation since 2003, and likes developing fundraising ideas like the tailgates during the football season, the stadium seats and the Eagle wristbands. Her interests are following the girls' sports and activities, enjoying her 2 Schnauzers Shadow and Mac as well as their adopted dog Annie. Brenda enjoyes any activity with family and friends such as watersports. cooking with Marissa, shopping with Charity and on her own time reading and hardanger.|
After graduating from Sidney High School in 1998, Jeremy Norby went to MSU Bozeman, graduating in 2003 with a B.A. in Business with a Finance emphasis and a B.A. in Business with a Marketing emphasis and a Minor in Political Science and Public Administration.
He currently works at Norby, Inc. It’s a Farm and Ranch business owned by the family. His whole family live in Sidney - grand parents, parents, aunts, uncles, sister and in-laws. He has a wife, Lorille and a beautiful daughter, Ella, and another child on the way.
On his spare time he likes to do a lot of things. Basketball, softball, referring basketball, hunting, fishing, any water sports, reading and trying new things.
Brent Torgerson, graduated from Bainville in 1978, moved to Sidney in 1990. Wife Carrie, two children, Brady and Chandra graduated from Sidney High School. Currently President of First Security Bank-West in Fairview. Interests include hunting, golfing, and following sporting events.
The Sidney Community Education Foundation (SCEF) has recently appointed a new board member, Luke Savage. Luke was born in Missoula, Montana while his parents were attending law school. After living in Virginia and Alaska, he moved to Sidney with his parents in the early eighties and attended K-12 schooling in Sidney. He holds a bachelors degree in Mass Communication from Montana State University-Billings and a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Montana – School of Law. Luke is married to Tracy Savage from Plentywood, Montana and they have two children. He was involved in many activities growing up in Sidney, and is happy that he is able to give back so that his children are able to have the same experiences and opportunities that were offered to him growing up here.
Jay, a fourth generation Montanan, graduated from Sidney High School in 1964. He enlisted in the National guard August 18th, 1965, served 23 years active duty and retired on May 31st 2000. Other than his Military Career, Jay has held a number of other jobs. He worked in retail for almost twenty years, working at Toggery, Gibson's as an assistant manager, and Johnson's Hardware. After his retail work, he began working as a Unit Adminitrator for the National Guard and did so for 18 1/2 years until his retirement. Jay only comes out of retirement for beet harvest, working at the pile groupnds by operating the beet pilers.
Jay is currently on the school board and has held that position for five years. He has won the seat two times in a row and is planning to run again for the position in the next upcoming election.
Jay was married in 1967 to LaVonne and has been married ever since! They have 2 son's and three grandchildren. His hobbies include hunting, fishing, skiing and motorcycling.