Employees

Get to know the employees and support group facilitators who organize programs and serve at Cancer Support Community.

Executive Director

Becky

Becky Franks has been the Executive Director since 2006, following her mother’s diagnosis of breast cancer. Becky earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Community Health in 1989 from North Dakota State University and moved to Bozeman in 2003. She has worked in the non-profit sector for 22 years, with an emphasis in Public Health and Health Education, and has a passion to enhance the quality of life for people diagnosed with cancer. Becky is a certified Personal Trainer and is able to use this information to help people get stronger during survivorship. She currently serves as co-chair of the Montana Cancer Coalition.

Becky lives in Bozeman with her husband, Dennis and dog, Mia. Her son Tyler is a US Marine, and Michael heading to MSU. Her three step-daughters, Alexia, Jordan & Madeline are grown, and living in Montana and California. She enjoys being a grandmother to Donnie, skiing, biking and running. becky@cancersupportmontana.org.

Program Director

KatelynKatelyn Stewart, MS earned her Master’s of Science in Rehabilitation Mental Health Counseling from MSU-Billings. In 2012, she moved to Bozeman and started working in the nonprofit community supporting families and children with disabilities. She is eager and overjoyed to be a part of the Cancer Support Community.
In her free time Katelyn loves connecting with nature, fishing and floating any of Montana’s fantastic rivers, and traveling. Katelyn lives with her fiance Dan, three cats, one dog, and herds of elk and deer.  katelyn@cancersupportmontana.org.

Development Director

Jeannie GraceyJeannie Gracey, has been working in the Bozeman nonprofit community for the past 20 years. She earned her B.S. in Health and Human Development from Montana State University in 1995. Over the years, her enthusiasm for working with people has never waned. She is very excited to be a part of Cancer Support Community and empower people in this journey we’re all in together…life..

Jeannie lives in Bozeman with her two awesome kids and her zoo which consists of: a dog, cat, turtle, toad and goldfish!.
jeannie@cancersupportmontana.org.

Youth & Families Director

SarahSarah Skoglund earned a B.A. in Journalism from Miami University and a B.F.A. in Interior Design from Illinois Institute of Art. She worked as an interior designer, managing large-scale residential projects at an interior architecture and design firm in Chicago. Since her arrival in Bozeman in 2008, Sarah has immersed herself in our local art community, working as director of a local art gallery, curating art shows and teaching children’s art classes in Livingston. In 2011, Sarah began volunteering at Cancer Support Community, teaching children’s art classs, and began as an employee in 2012.

Sarah lives in Bozeman with her husband Matt, son Otto, and their dog, Aldo. sarah@cancersupportmontana.org.

Volunteer & Outreach Coordinator

Casey KampfCasey Kampf earned a B.S. in Exercise Science from the University of Tampa. While Casey is originally from Maryland, she spent some post-graduation time in Alaska before moving to Bozeman in 2012. Casey is eager to get into the community health world and excited to promote the power of wellness. She is thrilled to get started doing all of this with the team at Cancer Support Community. In her free time, Casey loves hiking, running, and skiing with her boyfriend, Jon. When she isn’t on the move, she is in the kitchen baking delicious cupcakes. casey@cancersupportmontana.org

Facilitators

wendy Wendy Gwinner, LCSW, OSW-C, is the Oncology Social Worker at Bozeman Health Cancer Center. She holds a Master’s of Social Work and is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, with advanced certification in oncology social work. She leads our GYN Cancer Support Group, along with many other educational offerings throughout the year. She currently serves on our Board of Directors and Professional Advisory Board. Wendy can be seen about Bozeman running (with her dog pulling) and at her kid’s events.
As seen on a Sussex Directories Inc site Steve Wellington, MSW, LCSW, is the facilitator of Prostate Connection. For 13 years he has been working in a variety of therapeutic, medical and educational settings to provide the care that individuals need to work through life’s difficult moments. With a strong background in medical social work, Steve provides healthcare counseling for those affected by chronic pain, long term illness and disease, new medical diagnosis, sleep disorders, grief/loss, anxiety, and depression.
SAMSUNG CSC Phronsie Sprenger, MSW, LCSW, is the facilitator of the Breast Cancer Support Group and works as one of the Oncology Social Workers at Bozeman Health Cancer Center. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Health and Human Development and a Masters in Social Work. She is currently an LCSW and is working towards her sex therapist certification. It is her hope to provide additional support and information to cancer patients who are struggling with changes in intimacy as a result of their cancer diagnosis and treatment.
Jennifer Jennifer Welton, Jennifer Welton is the Bereavement Coordinator with Hospice of Bozeman Deaconess. She holds a Masters of Social Work, and is a member of the National Association of Social Workers. Jennifer has over 17 years of experience in the areas of grief, gerontology and infant/child adoption. Cancer has touched her family, and she promotes awareness, support and advocacy for others. She also facilitates our weekly Living with Loss bereavement support group, offers community educational opportunities on grief and loss, and provides bereavement counseling for individuals and families.