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Education Committee, Montana House of Representatives

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The Education Committee is a standing committee of the Montana House of Representatives.

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Per House Rule 30-10, committees in the Montana House of Representatives are assigned by the Speaker of the House with input from the Minority Leader. The Speaker determines the number of members of each committee and names chairs and vice chairs. House standing committees have four classes: class one committees meet Monday through Friday; class two committees meet Monday, Wednesday and Friday; class three committees meet Tuesday and Thursday; and on call committees meet at the behest of the respective chairpersons.[1] The Speaker, Majority Leader and Minority Leader serve as non-voting ex officio members on all House committees for the purpose of establishing quorum.[2]

DocumentIcon.jpg See rules: 2013 Rules -- House (dead link)


2015 legislative session

The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2015 legislative session.

Education Members, 2015
Democratic members (6)Republican members (9)
Edie McClafferty, Vice ChairSarah Laszloffy, Chair
Bryce BennettDebra Lamm, Vice Chair
Moffie FunkEdward Greef
Kathy KelkerJeff Essmann
Jean PriceGreg Hertz
Susan WebberBruce Meyers
Matthew Monforton
Dan Salomon
Nicholas Schwaderer


The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2013 legislative session.

Education Members, 2013
Democratic members (7)Republican members (11)
Edie McClafferty, Vice ChairKristin Hansen, Chair
Bryce BennettJoanne Blyton, Vice Chair
Clarena BrockieMark Blasdel
Douglas CoffinEdward Greef
Jean PriceDavid Halvorson
Casey SchreinerGreg Hertz
Franke WilmerSarah Laszloffy
Jonathan McNiven
Dan Salomon
Nicholas Schwaderer
Ted Washburn



External links


  1. Montana Legislature, "2013 Rules -- House," accessed January 22, 2014 H30-10. House standing committees -- appointments -- classification.
  2. Montana Legislature, "2013 Rules -- House," accessed January 22, 2014 H30-30. Quorum -- officers as members.