Danette Paige

Support Services Specialist


Email: danette.l.paige@usda.gov
Phone: (406) 542-4190
Fax: (406) 542-4196

790 East Beckwith Avenue
Missoula, Montana 59801

Research Interests

  • Serve as the initial contact point for visitors to the Aldo Leopold Wilderness Research Institute.
  • Coordinate budgetary, technical, fiscal, personnel and administrative services for the Institute staff.


  • AAS., Administrative Management-Office Administration Option, 2006. - University of Montana, Missoula, MT.


Prior to joining the Aldo Leopold Wilderness Research Institute, Danette worked at the Fire Sciences Lab with the Fire Behavior Project here in Missoula as an Office Automation Clerk. The Fire Lab is also part of the Rocky Mountain Research Station.

Danette started her college education after 20 years out of school. It was quite challenging and exciting.


Outside of her family and friends, Danette spends her spare time at conformation, agility, and water events with her dogs.