Boards & Councils

Montana Mint Committee


The Montana Mint Committee is administratively attached to the department. The goal is to enable growers to use fees to promote and improve the production of Montana-grown mint through marketing activities and research on measures to prevent or control mint diseases and pests.


The committee is appointed by the Governor. For additional information about Governor appointed Boards and Councils, see links below.


Board members

Name Contact Info Term End Qualifications
Ken Smith 290 Jaquette Road
Kalispell, MT 59901
7/01/2017 Mint Grower
Kirk Passmore 180 Passmore Lane
Kalispell, MT 59901
7/01/2016 Mint Grower
Clyde Fisher 1280 Middle Road
Columbia Falls, MT 59912
7/01/2016 Mint Industry Research Council
Ron de Yong, Director Montana Department of Agriculture
PO Box 200201
Helena, MT 59620-0201
  Agriculture Director, Statutory Appointment





Commodity Services Bureau

Montana Department of Agriculture
302 N Roberts
Helena, MT 59601
Phone: (406) 444-3730
Fax: (406) 444-9466


Published: Wed May 04 13:18:00 MDT 2011.
Last Modified: Wed Nov 05 13:12:32 MST 2014