2019 Authority Board Meetings

February 12  Helena, MT February Board Packet
April 16 Helena, MT
April Board Packet
June 18-19 TBD 
August 20 TBD

October 22 TBD

December 10 TBD


Board Membership

The Montana Facility Finance Authority is governed by a seven-member board who are appointed by the Governor and confirmed by the Senate. They serve four year staggered terms. It is a quasi-judicial board which is administratively allocated to the Department of Commerce.

Larry Putnam
Former Hospital Administrator

Health Care Consultant
1825 Winne Avenue
Helena, MT 59601
Term Expires: 01/01/2021

James W. (Bill) Kearns
Chairman (retired)

State Bank of Townsend
P.O. Box 250
Townsend, MT 59644
Term Expires: 01/01/2021 

Paul Komlosi
Economic Development Consultant
P3 Development Advisors LLC
70 Schendel Road
White Sulphur Springs, MT 59645
Term Expires: 01/01/2019

Kent Burgess
Former Administrator

St. John's Lutheran Ministries
4012 Laredo Pl
Billings, MT 59106
Term Expires: 01/01/2021  

John Rogers
Former Chief Business Development Officer

Governor's Office of Economic Development
PO Box 242
Helena, MT 59624
Term Expires: 01/01/2021

Matthew B. Thiel

Thiel Law Office
P.O. Box 8125
Missoula, MT 59807
Term Expires: 01/01/2019

Kim Rickard
Business Manager

Laborers’ Local #1686
P.O. Box 1173
Helena, MT 59624
Term Expires: 01/01/2019

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