Providing Economic, Community, and Workforce Development Services.

As a director of the Kalispell Chamber of Commerce, each director takes on the responsibility of serving a three year term and work to advance the welfare of the entire community served by the Chamber regardless of the section of the community in which the director lives, works or has business interests. The Board is charged with setting policy for the organization, establishing program goals and identifying priorities. The Board also reviews and evaluates the results of the committee action toward accomplishment of goals.

Thank you for the continued support of the following individuals and companies:

2016 Officers

Lisa Brown
Lisa Brown, Chairman of the Board,   Red Lion Hotel – Kalispell


Joe Carbonari
Joe Carbonari, Vice Chairman of the Board, Carbonari and Associates


Bob Herron
Bob Herron, Secretary/Treasurer,  Bob Herron Insurance


Brian Pelc
Brian Pelc, Immediate Past Chairman of the Board, First Interstate Bank


Joe Unterreiner
Joe Unterreiner, President/CEO, Kalispell Chamber of Commerce


2016 Directors

Mark Gronley, Northwestern Energy
Mark Hensley, Valley Bank
Dave Hergesheimer, Jordahl & Slitter, CPA
Mark Johnson, Flathead Electric Cooperative
Mike Nye, Applied Materials – PPC Business Unit
Chris Ohler, Insured Titles
Jim Peterson, Valley Ford
Maria Phelps, Black Diamond Mortgage
Mike Smith, Glacier Bank
Jerry Sorensen, Plum Creek Timber Company
Courtenay Sprunger, Big Sky Public Relations
Laura Taylor, Hagadone Digital
Kary Tonjum, City Service Valcon
Tagen Vine, Kalispell Regional Medical Center
Dave Waldenberg, Central Heating, Cooling, Plumbing & Electrical
Rick Weaver, Daily Inter Lake


Ex-officio Directors

Mike Pence, Flathead County Administrator
Doug Russell, Kalispell City Manager
Mark Flatau, Kalispell Public Schools Superintendent
Jane Karas, Flathead Valley Community College
Dawn Hendrickson, Flathead Area Young Professionals

* For information on how to become a member of the Board of Directors, please contact the Chamber office at 406-758-2803 or