Monica Lindeen to head Montana Democratic Party

The Montana Democratic Party has named Monica Lindeen as its new executive director, replacing the outgoing Nancy Keenan, who is retiring.


Lindeen, 56, was most recently executive director of YWCA Helena, following eight years as the state Commissioner of Securities and Insurance. She was previously vice chair of the party and served eight years in the state House, representing the Billings area. She also won the Democratic primary for Montana’s U.S. House seat in 2006, losing the general election to Republican Denny Rehberg.