Barbara Bessette

House District 24, Montana, MT

Barbara was born and raised in the wide open spaces of Montana. She works in her community to reduce substance abuse among youth and young adults. Barbara is a barrel racer that knows the value of hard work. She has served as the chair of her county’s DUI Task Force, currently serves on a number of coalitions that help to fight substance abuse and work to bring the community together. Barbara is running for office, because she is Native American and they are underrepresented in the legislature. She is passionate about creating healthy Montanans and being a representative for everyone.