MWCA Executive Director
2000 – present
Becky Kington has been the Executive Secretary/Director of the Montana Weed Control Association since 2000. She was hired as a part-time employee and in December of 2006, the Board of Directors decided to fund the Executive Director position on a full-time basis. Becky is a native Montanan, born in Missoula and raised in Helena. She graduated from UM Western Montana College in 1990 with a degree in secondary education art and English. She taught school in Montana and Oregon for 9 years, and in 2002 Becky accepted a job as the project coordinator for the Madison Valley Ranchlands Group Weed Committee in Ennis, MT. There she began a full-time career in the nonprofit realm.
She currently resides in Twin Bridges, Montana, where she volunteers for the local arena club secretary, the local mosquito district and serves in an advisory capacity for the Big Hole Watershed Weed Committee in producing the annual Weed Whacker Ball. She actively participates in jackpot team roping, and likes to camp and fish in the high country when she can. She enjoys taking scenic photos of Montana, and she occasionally she picks up the pencil for some artwork.
The 12 minute video “Flowering Rush Invasion of the Columbia River System” has been posted to Youtube.