Elizabeth Hickson, Violence Prevention Educator, was new to the Domestic and Sexual Violence Services staff as of May 2023, but previously worked for Bridger Schools as their K-12 Health and Physical Education Teacher for 3 years. Prior to that, she obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in Health and Human Performance with the Teaching Option from Montana State University- Billings. Growing up in Rapelje, spending practicum hours in Fromberg, Broadview, and Red Lodge, instills Elizabeth’s passion for making rural Montana safer and happier. Working with children of all ages has made her realize the importance of teaching the skills necessary for everyone to develop and maintain healthy relationships.
Libby Johnson, Co-Director, obtained her bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education and Special Education from Montana State University – Billings, her masters of science in Special Education/Applied Behavior Analysis from Montana State University – Billings, and her masters of science in Educational Leadership from Rocky Mountain College. Libby has extensive experience working as a licensed special education teacher. She worked in Red Lodge Public Schools and as a behavior consultant for the Montana Office of Public Instruction and the Yellowstone-West Carbon County Special Services Cooperative. Libby believes in creating safe places for all people to express themselves and understands the importance of establishing healthy boundaries in relationships.