Jamestown/Stutsman Development Corporation

Kelly Rachel
President, Executive Committee

Board

Kelly has worked with Unison Bank for over 35 years and is presently the President/CEO. He also serves as a member on the Board of Directors for Unison Bank and as a member of all bank committees. Kelly obtained a B.A. in Business Administration fro...

Bill Lytle
Vice President, Executive Committee

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Term 1: 1/1/2014-12/31/2016 Term 2: 1/1/2017-12/31/2019

Chris Rathjen
Past President, Executive Committee

Board

Chris Rathjen has worked with Newman Signs, Inc. since 1996 and is currently the Administrative Manager. Along with being a member of the JSDC Executive Board, Chris also served for eight years on the United Way Board. She graduated from Hazen High School and the...

Marlee Siewert
Board Member

Board

Term 1: 1/1/2015-12/31/2017 Term 2: 1/1/2018-12/31/2020 *Appointed to Secretary-Treasurer seat 1/1/2019

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Mark Klose
At-Large Member, Executive Committee, Stutsman County Commission

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Mayor Dwaine Heinrich
At-Large Member, Executive Committee, Jamestown City Council

Board

Gerald Horner
At-Large Member, Choice Bank

Board

Term 1: 1/1/2012-12/31/2014 Term 2: 01/01/2015-12/31/2017 Term 3: 1/1/2018-12/31/2020

Lorrie Pavlicek
At-Large Member, Upper Midwest Investments, Inc.

Board

Term 1: 1/1/2013-12/31/2015 Term 2: 1/1/2016-12/31/2018 Term 3: 1/1/2019-12/31/2021

Bob Toso
At-Large Member, Retired

Board

Bob is the former the Superintendent of Schools in Jamestown, a position he held for 6 1/2 years. He has retired after a 37 year career in education, including 32 years as an administrator. Bob remains in Jamestown and stays very active in the community...

Tory Hart
At-Large Member, Bank Forward

Board

Term 1: 1/1/2019-12/31/2021

Curtis 'CJ' Janke
At-Large Member, Top Shelf Energy LLC

Board

Term 1: 1/1/2016-12/31/2018 Term 2: 1/1/2019-12/31/2021

Ritchie Wolf
At-Large Member, Otter tail Power Company

Board

Term 1: 1/1/2016-12/31/2018 Term 2: 1/1/2019-12/31/2021

Pam Phillips
At-Large Member, Jamestown City Council

Board

Appointed by JSDC Board of Directors

Steve Cichos
At-Large Member, Stutsman County Commission

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Appointed by County Commission

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Jason Rohr
At-Large Member, Jamestown Area Chamber of Commerce

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Sara Hellekson
Ex-Officio, City of Jamestown, City Administrator

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Nicole Meland
Ex-Officio, Stutsman County County Administrator

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Emily Bivens
Ex-Officio, Jamestown Area Chamber of Commerce, Executive Director

Chamber

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Searle Swedlund
Ex-Officio, Jamestown Tourism, Foundation Director

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Danica Chaput
Ex-Officio, Job Service ND, Workforce Center Manager

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Rich Garman
Ex-Officio, Spiritwood Energy Park Association, Project Manager

Board

Connie Ova
Chief Executive Officer

Economic Development

Connie is responsible for formulation and implementation of strategies leading to development of primary sector industries to the region, and retention/expansion of existing primary sector businesses. Connie began employment with JSDC as Training and Projects Coordinator and accepted the position of CEO in November o...

Beth Blumhardt
Administrative Assistant

Economic Development

Beth is responsible for the developing, maintaining, and operating of office/administrative systems for the JSDC. Beth handles administrative detail for JSDC projects and serves as an office coordinator for JSDC meetings. Beth holds a BS degree in Early Childhood and Elementary Education from the Universit...

Corry Shevlin
Business Development Director

Economic Development

Corry assists in the planning and direction of business recruitment, development, retention and implementation of business and economic development strategies for the improvement of the Jamestown/Stutsman County business community. Outside of the JSDC, Corry also enjoys playing and coaching baseball. Oklahoma University Economic Development Institute. 2016 

Tracey Pringle
Office Manager

Economic Development

Responsible for accounting, project financing, and overall office administration, Tracey works closely with JSDC Stakeholders, the City of Jamestown and Stutsman County representatives, bank loan officers, and project principals.  Originally from West Fargo, Tracey moved to Jamestown with her husband in 1998 and began ...

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Tom Hausmann
At-Large Member, Titan Machinery

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Dale Marks
At-Large Member, Stutsman County Commission

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