BRYLEE ZUMPF

HOMETOWN: DILLON

NOMINATED BY: VALERIE COULTER

Originally from Miles City, Montana, Brylee now calls Dillon her home. Brylee earned an Associate of Arts degree in 2012 from Miles Community College before continuing her education at the University of Montana Western where she graduated with a Bachelors of Arts in Psychology and a minor is Sociology in 2015. During her time at Western, Brylee volunteered for the Women’s Resource Center as a crisis hotline volunteer and for awareness and fundraising events. In addition to her activities off of campus, Ms. Zumpf was the president of the University of Montana Western Cheer Club where she provided a model for community involvement and volunteerism to her fellow cheer club members. After graduation, Ms. Zumpf continued her volunteer activities with the Women’s Resource Center and the University of Montana Western as a Montana Campus Compact VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America). She participates in numerous community organizing committees, such as Beaverhead Mental Health Local Advisory Committee, the Behavior Health in the Criminal Justice System, and facilitates a weekly mentor and leadership group for middle school girls. Upon completion of her VISTA term, Brylee will continue her work with the Women’s Resource Center and provide leadership to Beaverhead County High School Cheer Team as Head Cheer Coach. This fall Brylee will also be applying to law school for family law and has hopes of working as an attorney for domestic violence survivors.