Military Affairs Committee
Chair: Cheryl Chapman, Banner Associates, Inc.
Staff Liason: Anna Hays
Meeting Time: Monthly at various times, dates and locations. The Military Affairs Committee meets monthly and is introduced to various missions of Ellsworth Air Force Base and the South Dakota National Guard.
To assure our military installations remain a viable part of our community and that our military forces remain an effective deterrent to future conflict. The Military Affairs Committee strives to build lasting relationships between our military and business community.
2020 Black Hills Defense & Industry Symposium*
Click here to register for event.
*new date to be determined.
Members of the Military Affairs Committee must fill out an application. There is a $25 annual fee for MAC membership. Please make checks out to the Rapid City Chamber of Commerce.
*Please mail completed application and payment to the Rapid City Chamber of Commerce (Attn: Anna Hays) at PO Box 747, Rapid City SD 57709. Or email to Anna Hays.
2020 Membership Registration
January 2020 MAC Meeting
January 16 at 11:30am
Rushmore Plaza Civic Center, LaCroix Hall
Program: “Hacking for Defense: The Nation’s Brightest Minds Tackling the Toughest Problems.” The South Dakota School of Mines and Technology is launching Hacking for Defense, a university course sponsored by the Department of Defense that teaches students to work with the Defense and Intelligence Communities to rapidly address the nation’s emerging threats and security challenges.
Speaker: Joseph Wright, Associate President for Research, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
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|Qusi||Al-Haj||Senator Thune's Office|
|Cody||Belitz||Wells Fargo Bank|
|Tara||Blasius||Black Hills Works|
|Jeff||Carsrud||Winsupply of Rapid City|
|Bill||Casper||Veterans Honor Banner Project|
|Polly||Collins||Transportation Security Administration|
|Dr.||Jay||Crossland||Black Hills Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, PC|
|Darla||Crown||Central States Fair, Inc.|
|Jeff||Davis||7th Circuit Court|
|Ted||French||Rapid City Hearing Aid Center|
|Kent||Hagg||Whiting, Hagg, Hagg, Dorsey & Hagg|
|Shannon||Holstein||The Law Office of Shannon K. Holstein|
|Mr.||Michael||Howard||City of Rapid City|
|Mr.||Dick||Johnson||West River Electric Association|
|Karen||Jones||Coldwell Banker/Lewis-Kirkeby-Hall Real Estate, Inc.|
|Mary Vee||Knauer||Knauer, Mary Vee|
|Veronica||Kusser||West River Electric Association|
|Michele||Lewis||American Red Cross|
|Jeff||Marlette||Senator Rounds' Office|
|Jeffrey||Merchant||First Command Financial Services|
|Randy||Olivier||The Real Estate Group|
|Kevin||Ott||Air Force Sergeants Association Chapter 951|
|Brad||Otten||Congresswoman Noem's Office|
|Dr.||Jim||Rankin||South Dakota School of Mines & Technology|
|Dr.||Wendy||Rankin||South Dakota School of Mines & Technology|
|Jake||Rottenbucher||GCC Dacotah, Inc.|
|Rev.||Chris||Roussell||Emmanuel Episcopal Church|
|Ms.||Nancy||Shrope||Airmen & Family Readiness Center|
|Mike||Sparks||Black Hills Corporation/Black Hills Energy|
|Tyson||Steiger||Visit Rapid City|
|Dorothy||Voorhees||Sentinel Federal Credit Union|
|Todd||Walhof||Wells Fargo Bank|
|Rector||Hal||Weidman||St. Andrews Episcopal Church|
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