Executive Committee

Chairman David Lust
Vice Chairman Brett Riddle
Secretary/Treasurer Jay Hammerquist
Mayor Steve Allender
Past Chairman Shawn Gab
President Benjamin Snow (Non Voting)

Board of Directors

Term Expires
Steve Conzet*, Wells Fargo 12/31/2016
Brent Phillips, Regional Health 12/31/2016
Jim Scull*, Scull Construction 12/31/2016
Brett Riddle, Riddle’s Group 12/31/2016
Ron Blum*, Montana Dakota Utilities 12/31/2017
Shawn Gab*, Tri-Tech Manufacturing 12/31/2017
Jay Hammerquist, BH Orthopedic & Spine 12/31/2017
Rich Kinzley, Black Hills Corporation 12/31/2017
Jody Bender, US Bank 12/31/2018
Hani Shafai*, Dream Design International 12/31/2018
Darren Haar, Black Hills Angel Fund 12/31/2018
Joel Brannan*, Pete Lien & Sons 12/31/2018
* Second Term
 Permanent Seats
Mayor, Rapid City                                            Steve Allender
Chair, Pennington County Commission Lyndell Petersen
President, SDSM&T Dr. Heather Wilson (Non Voting)
President, Western Dakota Technical Institute Dr. Ann Bolman (Non Voting)
Chair, Rapid City Chamber of Commerce Tom Helland
City Council Representative Brad Estes
Advisory Members
Director, Rapid City Public Works                
Director, Rapid City Community Planning & Development Brett Limbaugh
Director, Rapid City Finance Pauline Sumption
Director, Rapid City Regional Airport Patrick Dame
President, Black Hills State University Tom Jackson
National American University Mike Buckingham