Washington, D.C. 20549





Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of

the Securities Exchange Act of 1934



Date of Report: March 12, 2019

(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)


1001 17th Street, Suite 1050

Denver, Colorado 80202

(Address of principal executive offices and zip code)


(303) 296-3006

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)



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



Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:


o    Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

o    Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

o    Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

o    Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))


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


On March 12, 2019, Intrepid Potash, Inc. (“Intrepid,” “us,” or “our”) and Robert P. Jornayvaz III entered into a Fourth Amendment to Employment Agreement (the “Amendment”).  Mr. Jornayvaz is our Executive Chairman of the Board, President, and Chief Executive Officer.  The Amendment amends the Amended and Restated Employment Agreement, dated as of May 19, 2010, and amended as of February 23, 2011, February 14, 2013, and March 22, 2016, between us and Mr. Jornayvaz (the “Employment Agreement”).  The Amendment extends the fixed term of the Employment Agreement by three years to April 18, 2022.


A copy of the Amendment is filed as Exhibit 10.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated herein by reference.


Item 9.01                          Financial Statements and Exhibits


(d)   Exhibits


Exhibit No.








Fourth Amendment to Employment Agreement, dated as of March 12, 2019, by and between Intrepid Potash, Inc. and Robert P. Jornayvaz III




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: March 15, 2019







/s/ Margaret McCandless


Margaret McCandless


Vice President, General Counsel, and Secretary