Rapid City Chamber of Commerce

Workforce Development



This committee usually meets the fourth Thursday of each month in the Chamber Boardroom (room 207). Call the Chamber to confirm date and time.

Chair: Dustin Baertsch, Workforce Development Coordinator, Associated General Contractors of South Dakota
Vice Chair: Ryan Harris, Workforce Development Coordinator, Rapid City Economic Development Partnership

Staff Liaison: Debbie Leber

Mission Statement

Connecting employers and educators for the development of Rapid City's present and future workforce.

Objectives: Host the Business to Business Expo/February Mixer, host lunch and learns and other learning opportunities, partner with Chamber businesses who are working toward the same goals, connect businesses and educators towards the common goal of workforce development.

JOB OPENINGS
November 17, 2017
November 24, 2017
December 1, 2017
December 8, 2017


Program Of Work (pdf)

Scholarship Availability
Scholarships have been given out for 2017.
These scholarships are available around the end of February or first part of March each year. Please check back at that time.

Committee Members

Suzi Aadland
Dustin Baertsch
Ken Brown
Wes Brown
Heidi Bulman
Sandy Burns
Casey Carmichael
Bill Christensen
Taylor Davis
Tony DeMaro
Michael Deveraux
Laura Dyer
Kathleen Fitzgerald-Ellis 
Janelle Galpin
Catherine Greseth
Jenny Griffin
David Gustafson

Jacob Hamik
Ryan Harris
Michelle Heins
Jesse Herrera
Tamie Hopp
Sherri Horan
Aaron Jacobs
Jessica Kanta
Sam Kerr
Melissa Miller Kincart
Kelsie Lawrence
Debbie Leber
Joan Lindstrom
Amanda Lopez
Ronda Lynch
Kevin Maher
Patricia Mahon
Patrick Murphy


Jeff Nelson
Ted Pettyjohn
Amy Policky
Scott Pribyl
Linda Rabe
Deborah Reynolds
Stephanie Rittberger
Liddy Rohrbach
Kim Roth
Eric Buckle
Peggy Schlechter
Stephanie Seljeskog
Lisa Senical
Wes Storm
Jim White

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Chamber Events

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Community Events

November 14

Artists of the Black Hills Great Small Works Exhibit and Reception

When:  12:00am / Prairie Edge Trading Company and Galleries

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November 14

Holiday Entertainment

When:  10:00am / Rushmore Mall

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December 14

Santa's Here

When:  2:00pm /

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December 14

Skating with Santa

When:  5:00pm / Main Street Square

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