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Our Team

Our team at Family Promise of Yellowstone Valley is dedicated to helping homeless families in our community. We believe that every family deserves a safe and stable place to call home. We are located downtown Billings at 10 S 26th St, near the skate park. For general inquiries, please call our main number at (406) 294-7432  or email us at

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Lisa Donnot

Executive Director

Lisa has been the Executive Director of FPYV since 2013. She came to us after a 20 year career in Criminal Justice. After raising her own family, she is now an adventurous empty-nester who spends her free time gardening, backpacking, fishing, hiking, and snowshoeing with her partner, grandbabies and two puppies!

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Michelle Downey

Social Worker

Michelle was born and raised in Montana. She graduated from Montana State University Billings over 20 years ago. Michelle has always enjoyed working with people and families. She has a 15 year working in the criminal justice system and has worked directly with families for 7 years. Michelle’s home life consists of her husband, two kids still at home, and two dogs, Mocha moo cow and Benedict Cumberbark. In her free time she loves reading, gardening, and making stained glass windows.

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Sherlynn Stewart

Development Director

Sherlynn is a Montana Native who has over 25 years of Events and Fundraising experience in her background. She loves volunteering and helping anywhere she can. She has one daughter who is married and made her a Gigi with two amazing little boys! She spends her time with the grandbabies and her pug.

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Timothy Olsen

Project Manager

Tim was born and raised in the Bitterroot Valley of Montana before spending two decades travelling throughout the United States. He has extensive experience in customer relations and technology. When he isn't raising his three children he enjoys volunteering, photography, and writing.


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