Washington, D.C. 20549





Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of

the Securities Exchange Act of 1934



Date of Report: July 25, 2017

(Date of earliest event reported)



Intrepid Potash, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)



(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)


File Number)


(I.R.S. Employer
Identification Number)


707 17th Street, Suite 4200
Denver, Colorado 80202
(Address of principal executive offices and zip code)


(303) 296-3006

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)


Not Applicable

(Former Name or Former Address, if changed since last report)



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Item 5.02(b)                            Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers


After the successful transition to solar-only potash production and Trio®-only production at the East facility, Intrepid Potash, Inc. (“Intrepid”) continues to make changes designed to streamline its management structure and reduce its costs.  As part of these changes, on July 25, 2017, Intrepid notified John G. Mansanti, Senior Vice President of Strategic Initiatives and Technical Services, that his position was being eliminated effective as of August 1, 2017. Mr. Mansanti had previously transitioned to a 60% work schedule in February 2017 following the completion of several large Strategic Initiatives. Mr. Mansanti is expected to provide limited consulting services to Intrepid until December 31, 2017.




Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.










Dated: July 31, 2017


/s/ Margaret E. McCandless



Margaret E. McCandless



Vice President, General Counsel, and Secretary