Board of Directors

Bridget Bensen – President
Becky Souchek – Vice President
Kristi Palecek – Secretary/Treasurer
Past President – Chris Ferdig


Term through 2017:
Bridget Benson (First Dakota National Bank)
Chris Ferdig (Ferdig’s Transmissions & Exhaust)
Kevin Hunhoff (Marks Machinery, Inc.)
Tammy Matuska (Individual)
Cynthia Miller (Riverfront Broadcasting, LLC)
Kristi Palecek (TruXedo, Inc.)

Term through 2018:
Chuck Aman (Yankton Medical Clinic, P.C.)
Brett Kennedy (Stockwell Engineers)
Barb Rezac (Mount Marty College)

Term through 2019: 
Ashli Danilko (Avera Sacred Heart Hospital)
James Grotenhuis (CorTrust Bank)
Stephanie Moser (Mount Marty College)
Mindy Schweitzer (Kolberg Pioneer, Inc.)
Becky Souchek (Slowey Management)
Todd Woods (First Dakota National Bank)


Marcus Long (President, Mount Marty College) 
Charlie Gross (Mayor, City of Yankton)
Sarah Carda (President, Yankton School Board)
Craig Kennedy (State Senator)
Jean Hunhoff (State Representative)
Mike Stevens (State Representative)  

Serving on the chamber board of directors takes time and dedication. Throughout the year, this group of member volunteers represents the membership and leads the organization in policy, advocacy, member benefits and so much more. It’s not an easy job and one they take very seriously. Thank you for your service.

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