Our Mission

The Montana Council on Problem Gambling is a non-profit agency dedicated to alleviating gambling-related social and personal distress through the provision of relevant support, referral services, and education to compulsive gamblers, their families, and other concerned Montanans.


In the service of this mission, the Montana Council on Problem Gambling will:

  • work to identify groups believed to be at high risk for problem gambling and initiate activities to prevent an onset or interrupt the progress of the disorder
  • advocate affordable, effective assistance for all individuals who are adversely affected by problem gambling
  • provide training and support certification for health care professionals involved in the diagnosis and treatment of gambling addiction
  • promote education on problem gambling through public and professional forums
  • serve as a resource center for literature on problem gambling
  • develop and execute appropriate fund raising activities and support and encourage the work of Gamblers Anonymous


Board Members

  • Mark T Kennedy – President (First Financial Equity Corporation)
  • Neil Peterson – Vice President-Treasurer-Montana Gaming Association
  • Cynthia Reichenbach—Montana Department of Labor & Industry
  • John Iverson – Secretary-Montana Tavern Association
  • Dave Jeseretz—Department of Justice Gambling Control Chief Investigator


Current Opening for Executive Director 

We are searching for an Executive Director at this time, and expect to have one in place by Summer of 2016.  Please direct any questions inquiries to the attention of: Mark T Kennedy Board President. Email info@mtproblemgambling.org