Board Members

Andrea Foran, MS MFT, PCLC, LAC

MAMFT Chairperson

Andrea has been working in the field of addiction and family since 2009. She received her Master’s degree from Capella University and began on the MAMFT board as the student representative. Andrea  has a private practice in Missoula MT, she serves all areas surrounding Missoula and travels nationwide assisting families with interventions for loved ones struggling with substances, behaviors, or mental health concerns.

Pamela G. Bing Perry, MBA, MS, DMFT, LMFT
MAMFT Vice Chairperson

Dr. Pamela Bing Perry is an Associate Professor and Program Coordinator for the Billings, Montana, extension MSW campus of the Walla Walla University Wilma Hepker School of Social Work & Sociology. She also serves as the Executive Director of the Walla Walla University-Billings Mental Health Clinic which she helped to found and open in March 2015. She received her Doctorate of Marital and Family Therapy from Loma Linda University in 2009. In her combined roles, she has the privilege of helping master’s students along their journey to becoming therapists. She serves on the Big Sky CISM Team in Billings, Montana, which helps to provide crisis debriefing services for the Billings Region. In addition, she has a small private practice where she utilizes both Gottman Couples Therapy and Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) approaches. She has previously facilitated workshops and developed trainings on many topics. She is married to Rick and they have 7 grandchildren. She enjoys hiking, reading, and playing with her 5 pets.

Cyndi McNeil, LMFT
MAMFT Treasurer

Cyndi McNeil, MS, LMFT is a graduate of Kansas State University with her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and her Masters Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy. Although Cyndi began her clinical experience in Kansas, she previously lived in the Bitterroot Valley (1997-2000) and served as Coalition Coordinator and Transitional Housing Case Manager for SAFE, Inc in Hamilton, MT. Cyndi also provided therapy for combat veterans and their families while working for the Department of Behavioral Health at Fort Riley, KS. In addition to her clinical expertise, Cyndi has extensive experience in providing workshops and trainings for other professionals and parents in the areas of trauma and attachment. 

Joseph Suchanic, MFT, PCLC
MAMFT Secretary

Joseph has experience assisting couples to obtain greater caring and respect for self and partner. He has knowledge in increasing satisfaction in relationships and decreasing conflicts, disagreements and tensions.  He shares skills which build confidence enabling the couple to communicate effectively. Joseph has a private practice in Missoula and currently has the privilege to train Social Workers on the Flathead Reservation with a focus on systemic interventions. He also has over 14 years of experience working with at risk adolescents, where he creates a safe heaven and allows them to look inside and learn about their potential and all they can be. Joseph has taught clients and their families how to create lasting healthy relationships and is focused on strengthening family therapists in Montana through MAMFT. 

Dianna Keane, LMFT

Dianna Keane is past president of the Montana Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, current family TEAM liaison, and has been a part of MAMFT since 2010. Dianna earned her master's degree in marriage and family therapy from Seattle Pacific University in 2003. She is currently in private practice incorporating family therapy into school settings and focusing on trauma, children, and adolescents. She is passionate about providing therapy in rural settings, advocating for MFT's in Montana, and educating other's about the services MFT's can provide. When not providing therapy, Dianna can be found farming with her husband and parents on the family's 4th generation wheat farm and playing with her three children.