Visitor Guide 2016


2015-2016 Chamber Board of Directors


Rob Schelske
First Dakota National Bank

Ryan Thompson
Vice Chair
Santel Communications

Kyle Musick
Innovative Systems

Gwenda Koch
Past Chair
Cornerstone Coffee House & Deli

Board Members

Brenda Freidel                                                     
The Pin Cushion

Rory Palm
The Daily Republic

Deryk Thomsen
Sun Gold Sports, LLC

Jay Wempe
American Ice

Justin Luther
County Fair Food Store

Brian Klock
Klock Werks

Joe Childs
Mitchell Public High School

Becky Pitz
POET Bio-refining

Chamber Staff

Bryan Hisel
Executive Director

Sonya Moller
Chamber Director

Kimberly Lofgren
Director of Finance & Administration

Rebecca Zabel
Chamber Program Coordinator

Chamber Enterprise Division (a division of the Mitchell Chamber)

Dale Odegaard
Director of Chamber Enterprise

Barb Odegaard
Gift Shop Marketing Manager

Troy Magnuson
Gift Shop Manager

Mitchell Convention & Visitors Bureau (a division of the Mitchell Chamber)
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Katie Knutson
Convention & Visitors Bureau Director

Emily Hennagir
Convention & Visitors Bureau Marketing Coordinator

Appointed Ex-Officio Members

Mayor Jerry Toomey
City of Mitchell

Dr. Joseph Graves
Mitchell Public Schools

Dr. Amy Novak
Dakota Wesleyan University

Mark Wilson
Mitchell Technical Institute

Tom Clark
Avera Queen of Peace Health Services

John Claggett
Davison County Commissioners

Steve Rice
City of Mitchell - City Council Representative

Jacqueline Johnson
Dice Financial-MADC Rep