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Board of Directors

2016 Board


“The mission of the Havre Area Chamber of Commerce is to improve the overall business climate for its members through sponsorship of programs which stimulates economic growth and promote civic development.” 

The Board of Directors of the Havre Area Chamber of Commerce/CVB are the policy making body of the organization. The Board also establishes goals and promotes programs and projects, which will benefits its members and the community of Havre. The Strategic Plan is the guiding tool for all the work done by the Chamber. The Board is made up of a cross-section of business leaders representing the categories of business: finance, retail, professional services, non-profits, MSU -Northern and Havre Public Schools, restaurants, and contractors. An elected Board of Directors; five officers and ten directors who govern the Chamber may serve up to two consecutive three-year terms. Directors also serve as the liaisons to the Chamber Committees – promoting dialogue and communications between the Board and the volunteer committees. 

The Leadership Team 

Serving on the board is a rewarding and important responsibility.

Executive Committee
Joe Ross / President– Cavalier's for Men and Women
Stacy Mantle / 1st Vice President- Havre Daily News
Carson Sweeney / 2nd Vice President - NorthWestern Energy
Curt Lineweaver / Director at Large - DA Davidson
Shawn Holden / Past President - Holden's Hot Wheels

Bethany Chinadle, Triangle Communications
Jenna Holt, The Key
Melissa Kapperud, Duchscher Agency
Greg Kegel, MSU-Northern
Craig Mueller, Havre Public Schools
Steve Neiffer, Bergren Transmission
Nick Turner, New Concept Lawns
Matt Wertheimer, Independence Bank
Tera Verploegen, Montana Country Boutique
Brian Williams, Northern Montana Health Care
Andrew Brekke, City of Havre Council
China Bohn, MSU-Northern