Board of Personnel Appeals

Board of Personnel Appeals

There will not be a January 2021 BOPA Meeting.

New Administrative Rules for the Montana Department of Labor & Industry, Board of Personnel Appeals took affect December 2020 and can be reviewed at

The Board Of Personnel Appeals is a five member quasi-judicial board charged with providing appellate level review for matters involving the Collective Bargaining Act for Public Employees. The Board also serves as the appellate board for grievances involving Fish, Wildlife and Parks and Department of Transportation employees as well as wage and classification appeals by employees of the State of Montana.

Members of the Board are appointed by the Governor. By statute Board membership is comprised of an equal number of management and labor representatives, a presiding officer with knowledge in the field of labor relations, and alternate members representing management and labor.

Parties should not contact Board members directly. Please direct any correspondence to: 

Board of Personnel Appeals
1805 Prospect Avenue
PO Box 201503
Helena, MT  59620-1503
(406) 444-6543
(406) 444-4140 – fax

Current members are:

  • Anne MacIntyre, Presiding Officer
  • Jenny Stringer, Management Board Member
  • Kevin McRae, Management Board Member
  • Quinton Nyman, Labor Board Member
  • Jim Soumas, Labor Board Member, Teamsters Union Local 190


  • Mario Martinez - Alternate Labor Board Member
  • Katie Nordstrom - Alternate Management Board Member
  • LeRoy Schramm, Alternate Chair

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