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Montana Honorary Consular Corps

The Montana Honorary Consular Corps is just one of Montana's many points of contact for business, cultural, political and person-to-person exchanges between the Big Sky state and countries and cultures overseas.

Who is an Honorary Consul?

Honorary consuls in Montana are United States citizens living in the state with special ties to a particular foreign country. Each consul has their own unique connections based on business, personal heritage or academics. Each has a special spot in their heart for Montana and the country they represent.

Created through internationally-recognized treaties, honorary consuls are nominated and approved by the highest levels of government in their sponsor countries and are confirmed by the United States Department of State.

Consuls assist foreign nationals from their sponsor countries with immigration and legal matters, foster student and academic exchanges, encourage business and cultural ties, and work in a bi-lateral manner to promote understanding and education between Montana and the sponsor countries.

Montana Honorary Consul Members

There are currently six honorary consul members, as well as one official ‘friendship representative’ in Montana. They are:

Shirley Ball, Honorary Consul of Canada
Nashua, MT 59248
(406) 785-3722
sball@nemont.net

Lee A. Freeman, Jr., Honorary Consul of The Czech Republic
Livingston, MT 59047
(406) 222-2023
(406) 222-6336 or (406) 223-1716 - Evenings/Weekends
livingston@honorary.mzv.cz

Chantal Davoine Moser, Honorary Consular Agent of France
Missoula, MT 59803
(406) 543-1075
rlm@montana.com

Yuji Morisaki, Kumamoto, Japan Friendship Representative
Kalispell, MT 59901

Kent Madin, Honorary Consul of Mongolia
Bozeman, MT 59715
(406) 587-0125
boojum@boojum.com

James Sites, Honorary Consul of Norway
Billings, MT 59103
(406) 252-3441
jsites@crowleyfleck.com

Gary C Furlong, Honorary Consul General of Uzbekistan
Seattle, WA 98104
(206)331-1189
gfurlong@gmail.com


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