Get to know the employees and support group facilitators who organize programs and serve at Cancer Support Community.
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 from North Dakota State University and moved to Bozeman in 2003. She has worked in the non-profit sector for 25 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 past-chair of the Montana Cancer Coalition, and Chair of the Board of Health for Gallatin County Public Health.
Becky lives in Bozeman with her husband, Dennis and dog, Tess. Her son Tyler and Michael are grown and in college. Her three step-daughters, Alexia, Jordan & Madeline are grown, and living in Montana and California. She enjoys being a grandmother to Donnie, Henderson & Harper, skiing, biking and running. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Clinical Program Director
|Amber Reilly, LCSW comes to Cancer Support Community having worked within the nonprofit sector for the past 12 years. She earned her B.S. in Applied Psychology from Montana State University and her MSW from Walla Walla University. As a licensed LCSW, she has spent her career working with those affected by mental illness, along with supervising a team of case managers.
Amber lives in Belgrade with her husband Tom, two children Caitlin and Nora, and their two dogs Otis and Rupert. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with friends, camping and hiking. Amber looks forward to connecting with those affected by cancer in order to provide support and hope throughout their journey. email@example.com
|Jeannie 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!.
Youth & Families Director
|Sarah 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, 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. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Volunteer & Marketing Director
|Dee Dee Naab is very excited to join the team at Cancer Support Community and comes with an extensive background in marketing, business, and executive administration. Her education is in Professional Photography and she previously owned her own photography business for over 10 years. Dee Dee is a native Montanan, who recently moved back to Montana in 2014 after having lived in California for many years. She is passionate about learning and meeting new people. She also has a great love for horses. Dee Dee lives in Bozeman with her sweet golden retriever, Sadie, and is the proud mom of three grown sons, and a beautiful daughter-in-law. She enjoys photography, snow and water skiing, boating, rodeos, and country music. email@example.com|
|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, the Couple’s Retreat, and many other educational offerings throughout the year. She currently serves on our Board of Trustees and Professional Advisory Board. Wendy can be seen about Bozeman running (with her dog pulling).|
|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.|
|Phronsie Sprenger, MSW, LCSW, is the facilitator of the Breast Cancer Support Group and has an individual counseling practice with focus on sex therapy. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Health and Human Development and a Masters in Social Work. She enjoys providing support and information to cancer patients who are struggling with changes in intimacy as a result of their cancer diagnosis and treatment.|
|Jennifer Welton, MSW, 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 20 years of experience in the areas of grief, gerontology and infant/child adoption. She facilitates the weekly Living with Loss bereavement support group, offers community educational opportunities on grief and loss, and provides bereavement counseling for individuals and families.|
|Katelyn Stewart, MS, earned her MS in Rehabilitation Mental Health Counseling, and is an Oncology Counselor at Bozeman Health Cancer Center. She is excited to be a facilitator of groups at Cancer Support community. In her free time, Katelyn loves connecting with nature, fishing and floating any of Montana’s rivers, and traveling. Katelyn lives with her husband, Dan, three cats, two dogs and herds of elk and deer.|