Jayson O’Neill is Deputy Director of Western Values Project at Accountable.US. He has a decade of experience working on policy and advocacy in Montana and the West.
Previously, Jayson served as Gov. Brian Schweitzer’s Policy and Communications Advisor, Minority Chief of Staff in the Montana Legislature, and Communications Director at the Montana Department of Agriculture. He has also worked in the outdoor industry as an Assistant Manager at Great Divide Ski Area where he still volunteers on the ski patrol. An avid user of public lands himself, Jayson’s advocacy for responsible energy development on public lands and keeping public lands in public hands is a natural fit.
A Montana native, Jayson graduated from Montana State University in Bozeman.