“The city commission shall be the legislative and policy determining body of the city.  All powers of the city shall be vested in the commission, except as otherwise provided by law or this charter, and the commission shall provide for the exercise thereof and for the performance of all duties and obligations imposed on the city by law.”

Section 2.02, Town of Ennis Charter


Blake Leavitt

Commission Members:

Cory Hardy

John Bancroft

In addition to his duties as town commissioner, John also serves on Madison Valley Public Library Board, the Local Emergency Planning Board, and on the RCD board commission meeting in Butte.  John is very active with the Lions Club in Ennis and many other community projects.  He is also a registered driver for cancer patients who need rides for their treatment.

Lisa Roberts

Lisa Roberts has made Ennis her home for the last 14 years after Montana State Universtiy brought her West in 1995. She has owned her own business since 2004 and recently joined her husband in the real estate industry. She is a founding member of a local trails group, Madison Byways, and served on the local non-profit preschool board. Lisa has served on the Ennis Town Commission since 2016 and has spearheaded initiatives in Ennis regarding Safe Routes to School, active communities, and economic development. In her free time, she tries to keep up with her husband and two children in all the recreational activities Ennis has to offer.

Kristy Ranson

Kristy Wright Ranson is a native Montanan that grew up in Ennis. She competed in High School and College Rodeo. Her interest in the equine field took her to Texas then Nevada but her love for Montana brought her home in 2013 to raise her daughter. Kristy started a business with her mother, Nacho Mama’s, downtown Ennis in 2014. She joined Ennis Town Commission in 2020 to support small business and economic development. Her spare time is spent sharing her love for horses with her daughter Joey.

Jason Schroeder

Jason is originally from Missoula where he lived for 22 years. While in Missoula, Jason attended the University of Montana and earnd an associate degree in Diesel Technology. In 2012, Jason moved to Bozeman where he attended Montana state University graduating highest honors with a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering. For the last 3 years, Jason and his son, who is a senior in high school, have called Ennis home. In his time off work, Jason enjoys snowmobiling, hiking, rafting and hunting. Jason was appointed to the Ennis town council at the start of 2020 and is also a member of the finance committee.