Nathan Dugan

Nathan Dugan

City Council, At-Large, Whitefish, MT

2023 Endorsement

Nathan is a dedicated physical therapist with a passion for advocating for housing issues. Currently serving on the City of Whitefish's Climate Action Plan Committee, he brings his expertise and knowledge to the table to make a positive impact on the community. Nathan earned his bachelor's degree in exercise science from Ohio State University and went on to obtain a doctorate in physical therapy from Columbia University. He is currently pursuing a master's degree in business administration at the University of Montana, further enhancing his skill set and expertise.

In addition to his work in the healthcare field, Nathan is also a co-founder and the president of Shelter WF, a highly regarded pro-housing advocacy organization. Through his leadership and efforts, Shelter WF has successfully lobbied for more housing options and increased affordability in Whitefish. During the 2023 Montana state legislative session, Nathan played a key role in advocating for housing issues, making a lasting impact on the community.

Driven by his desire to address pressing challenges, Nathan is now running for the Whitefish City Council. With innovative solutions at the forefront, he aims to tackle critical issues such as the lack of affordable housing, escalating traffic congestion, and the various threats posed by climate change. Nathan firmly believes that the city has the capacity to act swiftly in addressing these concerns while investing in effective, sustainable solutions. By prioritizing the financial investment and actionable measures, he strives to alleviate the rent burden on local workers and ensure that everyone can enjoy life in Whitefish without compromising their financial well-being.

With his dedication, expertise, and passion for making a positive impact on the community, Nathan is well-equipped to tackle the challenges ahead and create a brighter future for Whitefish.