Agriculture, Department of

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302 North Roberts
PO Box 200201, Helena, MT 59620-0201

Main Number   444-3144
FAX Number   444-5409
TTY (Telephone Device for the Deaf)   444-6234


Director, Ben Thomas    444-3156
Executive Assistant, Vacant      444-3156
Attorney, Cort Jensen   444-5402
Public Relations Specialist, Chelsi Bay   444-3684


Cindy Trimp, Administrator   444-5408
Administrative Assistant, Lindy Davies    444-3144
Human Resource Officer, Mikal Wilkerson   444-9474
Human Resource Generalist, Traci Merzlak       444-3145
Human Resource FAX Number   444-0606
Fiscal Officer, Ingrid Mallo   444-5405
Accountant, Rachel Andersen    444-5404
Budget Analyst, Judy Clay   444-0511
Accountant, David Johnson   444-4197 
Accounting Tech, Brittany Brott   444-5403
Chief Information Officer, Todd Magill   444-2934
Program Analyst, David Lorenz   444-9492
Network Administrator, Jay Campbell   444-0667
 Web Application Developer, Justin Ringsak   444-9562 

                                  AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT DIVISION

Deputy Director/Administrator, Vacant   444-5406
FAX Number   444-5409

Agricultural Development & Marketing Bureau

Bureau Chief, Andy Fjeseth   444-3571
Administrative Support/Hail/Hay Hotline, Dani Jones   444-2402
Attorney, Zach Coccoli    444-0132
Rural Development/Farm & Ranch Loan Manager, Walt Anseth   444-5420
Business Development Specialist, Weston Merrill    444-3407
Business Development/GTA Program Manager, Vacant   444-0134
Grants Manager, Jim Auer   444-5424
Business Development Marketing Officer, Marty Earnheart   444-9126
Business Development Specialist, Charsi Workman    444-5425
Hail Insurance Hotline   1-844-515-1571
FAX NUMBER   444-9442

State Grain Laboratory Bureau, Great Falls

Bureau Chief, Blake Brawley   452-9561
FAX Number   761-2141

Wheat and Barley Bureau, Great Falls

Bureau Chief, Cassidy Marn   761-7732
FAX Number   761-7851


Administrator, Christy Clark   444-2945
Program Assistant, Jocelyn Anderson   444-2944
FAX Number   444-7336

Commodity Services Bureau

Bureau Chief, Ian Foley   444-9454
Hemp Program Coordinator, Andy Gray   444-0512
Business Examiner, Bob Ballensky    444-3950
Commodity Services Licensing & Registration Specialist, Kay Deskins   444-0510
Seed, Potato & Anhydrous Ammonia, Produce Specialist, Larry Krum   444-5419
Organic Program Manager, Georgana Webster   444-9421
Organic Program Specialist, Ed Tyanich   444-7804
Commodities Section Program Manager, Bob Church   444-5410
Feed & Fertilizer Specialist, Falina Hutchinson   444-5415
Phyto/CAPS Survey Coordinator/ Hemp Program Coordinator, Vacant   444-9454
Plant Pest Specialist, Pat Wherley   444-5517
Food Safety Coordinator & Training Specialist, Andrea Sarchet   444-0131
Food Safety/Organic Inspector, Vacant   444-3001
FAX Number                                           444-9466

Analytical Laboratory Bureau, Bozeman

Bureau Chief, Jona Verreth   994-3383
FAX Number   994-4494

Agricultural Services Bureau

Bureau Chief, Beth Eiring   444-9431
Agricultural Science Technician, Jenn Bergner   444-5512
Natural Resource Program Manager, Layla Dunlap   444-9066
State Weed Coordinator, Jasmine Reimer   444-3140
Noxious Weed Seed Free Forage Specialist, Rory Ruffner   444-7819
Weed Program Specialist, Carol Bearden   444-7880
Noxious Weed Grant Coordinator, Greta Dige   444-7882
Quarantine/Nursery Specialist, Carson Thomas                                           444-3428
Entomologist, Alyssa Piccolomini   444-3790
Hydrologist, Brett Heitshusen   444-3271
Pesticide Registration Specialist, Jerin Borrego    444-5471
Pesticide Licensing Specialist, Tari Nyland   444-4900
Pesticide Licensing, Registration, and Training Program Manager, Vacant   444-3676
Training/Development Specialist, Jolene Hendrix   444-3732
Pesticide Compliance Program Manager, Leonard Berry   444-6982
Pesticide Container Recycling Technician, Alan Johns                                           431-3204

FAX Number   444-5430