Sisseton Area Chamber of Commerce

Chamber Board

Staff

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Ashley Wolf
Executive Director
Ashley was raised here in Sisseton then went to Minnesota State University Moorhead where she got her degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Marketing and Management. She has worked for the City of Sisseton since August 2017 as the Executive Director of the Sisseton Area Chamber of Commerce, Economic Development, and Promotion Board. In her spare time she enjoy working at Deano's Steakhouse and Lounge in Claire City, SD and hanging out with friends and family.


Board

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Andrea Nelson
President
Andrea is married to Andrew Nelson and lives in rural Sisseton/ Browns Valley. She moved back to the area after graduating school in Fergus Falls, MN and has been working as a loan assistant at Dacotah Bank for the past twelve years. Andrea is a busy mom of three children and is very active in the community as well as surrounding communities. Andrea is on many boards including: Celebrate Sisseton, NeighborWorks Community Leadership Institute, Roberts County 4-H, Glacial Lakes South Dakota SET, Sisseton Winter Show, Treasurer of Browns Valley Sam Brown Days, Chair of Roberts County Relay for Life, a board member of the Browns Valley Education Foundation, and is the current President of the Sisseton Area Chamber of Commerce where she has served on the board for seven years.


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Aaron McCleerey
Vice-President
Aaron is married to Heather McCleerey and has four boys. He grew up in Sisseton and moved back here about ten years ago. He purchased the First Call Auto Parts NAPA store here in Sisseton four years ago. Aaron is currently on Church Council, the Sisseton Housing Redevelopment Board, and has been on the Sisseton Area Chamber of Commerce for the past three years.
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Jennie Lynn Evenson
Secretary
Jennie Lynn is a graphic designer at the local newspaper, the Sisseton Courier. She is raising her niece , Kayana, a precocious ten year old. Jennie is a big believer in shopping local and supporting her community. She graduated from Sisseton High School and left to attend college and work, moving back in 2001 to travel on gravel roads, know her neighbors and great people by name. Jennie is on the Sisseton School Board as well as the the Sisseton Area Chamber of Commerce Board, volunteers at her local church, Family Life Assembly of God, and has been part of the Horizon project. Jennie Lynn has been on the Sisseton Area Chamber Board for the past ten years.
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Tammy Chase
Treasurer
Tammy Chase and her husband Brian Chase are life long member of the Sisseton community. She has worked at Roberts Mutual Insurance/ TEAM Insurance since 1990. Tammy is very active in the community and in the Nation Guard Family Program with her volunteer service. Tammy has been a member of the Sisseton Area Chamber of Commerce board for 17 years and is the longest lasting Chamber Board Member.
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Becky Boswell
Becky Boswell grew up in Milbank, SD where she and her husband of 10 years along with 3 children ages 12(boy), 9(girl), 2(boy) currently reside. Because of her passion for helping and caring for others her first job was working as a CNA/UAP for 12+ years and from there moved on to wrok for Big Stone Radio Group as a website manager and sales representative with the main focus on marketing Sisseton and the surrounding area. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family & friends and volunteering her time with events in the communities of Milbank & Sisseton. Becky has been a part of the Sisseton Area Chamber as a board member since 2014.
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Katie Bredvik
My name is Katie Bredvik and I am 26 years old. My husband is Kipp Bredvik. We live in rural New Effington. I graduated from Lake Area Technical Institute with a bachelor's degree in business and photography. I have been working at Coteau Valley Federal Credit Union since June of 2014. In my spare time I like to ride horse, read, sew, and hang out with friends and family. I am a brand new board member to the Sisseton Area Chamber as of April.
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Beverly Noyes-Hanson
A native Oregonian, Beverly relocated to Sisseton, SD with her husband Tim in 1993. Inspired by Tim's suggestion she opened Doubletree Gallery, Framing, Gifts and Collectables in July 1997. In September 2005 Beverly joined the Sisseton Promotion Board which had just been organized to better promote Sisseton in the tourism industry. In her desire to further promote tourism in our area Beverly joined the Glacial Lakes and Prairies Tourism Association Board of Directors in August 2009. Beverly has been a part of the Sisseton Area Chamber of Commerce board since 2004.
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Greg Weaver
Greg and his family moved to Sisseton from Nebraska three years ago. He is married with five children and five grandchildren. Greg has worked in hospitals since he was seventeen years old and worked his way up with education and experience, serving in different positions from Emergency Room, Ambulance Director, practice administrator, Chief Operating Officer. Greg still holds a paramedic license in South Dakota and Missouri. Greg has a Bachelor of Science in Administration and a Masers of Arts in Organizational Leadership and numerous post graduate certificates in Healthcare Administration and Six Sigma. He also attended bible college and has held different ministry positions over the last twenty years. Greg currently serves as the Chief Operating Officer of Coteau Des Prairies Hospital and Pastor of the Christian and Missionary Church of Sisseton. Greg is on many boards including Kiwanis, Sisseton Area Ministerial Association, Celebrate Sisseton, and has been a member of the Sisseton Area Chamber of Commerce board for three years.
Annual Events/ Activities
January
  • Sisseton Winter Show- SHS Practice Facility

May
  • Nicollet Tower and Interpretive Center Opens
  • Stavig House Museum Opens

June- First Weekend
  • Fort Sisseton Historical Festival-Fort Sisseton State Park, Lake City
  • Lake Area Cruisers Antique Car Show and Parade
  • Dakota Connection Cruise-In on Friday Evening
  • Friends & Neighbors Carnival Days

June- Second Weekend
  • Hills & Valley Riding Club Annual Trail Ride

July- First Weekend
  • Celebrate Sisseton
  • Sisseton High School Alumni Weekend
  • Annual 4th of July Sisseton- Wahpeton Oyate Pow Wow
  • Stavig House Museum Open House

August- First Weekend
  • Glacial Lakes 4-H Rodeo

September
  • The Fall Colors of Sica Hollow
  • Enemy Swim Labor Day Pow Wow (Labor Day Weekend)
  • Sisseton- Wahpeton Oyate Annual Festival & Arts in the Park ( 2nd Saturday)

October 31st
  • Sisseton Friends & Neighbors Club Kids' Halloween Party

November
  • Annual Snow Queen Contest
  • SWO Veterans Pow Wow (Veterans Day Weekend)
  • Merchants and Crafters Holiday Extravaganza
  • Sisseton Fire Department Turkey Bingo

November- Third Friday
  • Holiday Parade of Lights
  • Chili Cook-Off- SHS

December- First Sunday
  • Holiday Harmonies Community Concert

December- Second Weekend
  • Fort Sisseton Frontier Christmas- Fort Sisseton
Membership Information
Sisseton Area Chamber memberships are due every year by March 1st and cost different amounts depending on the type of member a business or organization is classified under. The different options and prices are listed below:

Supporter Member
$250
  • Businesses that would like to give more support
  • Have more than 20 employees

Annual Membership
$150
  • Local Businesses with less than 20 employees

First-Year Membership
$75
  • New local businesses with less than 20 employees

Community Organization Membership
$50
  • Local, non-profit organizations that do not have paid part-time or full-time staff

Area Church Membership
$50
  • Suggested for area churches

Some of the benefits of being a chamber member are:
  • Being highlighted in the Visitor Guide and the website
  • Having links to the businesses website and Facebook page on the website
  • Free Advertising
  • Discounts on different events the Sisseton Area Chamber sponsors

If interested in becoming a chamber member contact Ashley by phone at 605-698-7261 or email sissetonedc@gmail.com.

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