Fiscal Affairs Director
olesonea -at- mso dot umt dot edu
As Fiscal Affairs Director for The Maureen and Mike Mansfield
Foundation, Elizabeth "Betty" Oleson is responsible
for the foundation’s financial, compliance and human
resource functions. Before joining the Foundation in 1999,
she served as an administrative and financial manager for The
University of Montana and the Western Montana Health Education
Council. Betty holds a baccalaureate degree in political philosophy
from The University of Chicago and an M.B.A. from The University
of Montana. She is also a certified public accountant.
Betty and her husband, Jim, live on a 150-acre farm in Western
Montana where the landscape includes moose, elk, wolves, and
numerous other types of wildlife…and no visible lights
from other households at night.