Boards & Councils

Montana Organic Commodity Advisory Council

 

The eight-member Montana Organic Commodity Advisory Committee advises the department on the operation of the state's new Organic Certification Program.  Under Montana administrative rules, the department director serves on the committee, along with certified organic producers, a certified organic handler, and a consumer representative.

 

Board members

Name City Phone Email Term End Qualifications
Ron de Yong Helena (406) 444-3156 rdeyong@mt.gov   Agriculture Director, Statutory Appointment
Lise Rousseau Polson (406) 887-2869 lise.rousseau@bresnan.net 8/19/2014 Organic Producer
Ty O'Connor Broadus (406) 554-3412 oconnorranch@yahoo.com 8/19/2014 Organic Producer
Greg Thayer Great Falls (800) 548-8554 greg@montanamilling.com 8/19/2014 Organic Handler
Kristina (Kiki) Hubbard Missoula (406) 544-8946 Kristina.Hubbard@gmail.com 8/19/2015 Consumer Representative
Mark Smith Lavina (406) 667-2332 mark@aspen-island-ranch.com 8/19/2015 Organic Livestock Producer
Matt Johnson Hinsdale (406) 648-5407 jriorganic@gmail.com 8/19/2015 Organic Producer
Catherine Odden Dutton (406) 463-2410 Cathyo24@hotmail.com 8/19/2014 At Large Representative
           
 

Contacts

 

Commodity Services Bureau

Montana Department of Agriculture
302 N Roberts
Helena, MT 59601
Phone: (406) 444-3730
E-mail: agr@mt.gov
Fax: (406) 444-9466

 

Published: May 4, 2011 1:18:00 PM MDT.
Last Modified: November 5, 2014 1:12:05 PM MST