Staff Members

Becky Kean Rehabilitation Director

Becky Kean moved to Bozeman in 1998 from her home town in Minot, ND.  In 2003, she realized her passion for raptors when she began volunteering at the Montana Raptor Conservation Center.  Becky earned a bachelor’s degree in Fish and Wildlife Management from Montana State University. In 2007, Becky was hired at MRCC as Assistant Director, and a year later she was promoted to Director. She has served as MRCC Director for the past 8 years, with her focus geared towards rehabilitation.


Jordan Spyke Assistant Director

In 2008 Jordan Spyke and his brother moved to Bozeman, Montana, from Muskegon, Michigan, in search of adventure. Since moving to Bozeman, Jordan has earned a bachelors degree in environmental studies from Montana State University. Jordan began volunteering at the Montana Raptor Conservation Center in 2009 and later served on the board of directors. Jordan became Assistant Director of MRCC in August of 2013. When Jordan is not working at MRCC, he enjoys being outside doing just about anything, from skiing to fishing and everything in between.


Loy Maierhauser Education Director

Loy Maierhauser started working with raptors when she was 14, doing bird shows at her family’s business. In college, Loy began volunteering at the Cascades Raptor Center in Eugene, Oregon, where she joined the Education Team, and presented programs to the community. Since leaving Eugene, Loy has been working in elementary education as a teacher and an instructional coach, and just recently moved to Montana in July 2014. When she’s not working with birds, you can find Loy running, climbing, or just exploring the beauty of the Gallatin Valley.


Board Members

  • Nancy Jochem , President
  • Claire Hood, Vice President
  • Jeannie Counce , Secretary
  • Julie Lanham , Treasurer
  • Troy Paisley
  • Patrick Odenbeck
  • Louise Ellingsworth
  • Susie Drukman
  • Beth Merrick