Rapid City Chamber of Commerce

Military Affairs Committee

Randy Olivier

Chair: Randy Olivier, The Real Estate Group
Staff Liason: Lynn Kendall 

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.


Members of the Military Affairs Committee must fill out an application. There is a $25 annual fee for MAC membership.

Military Affairs Application

**please mail completed application and payment to Lynn Kendall at PO Box 747, Rapid City SD 57709. Or email to Lynn Kendall.

Program of Work

Military Affairs Program of Work

Military Affairs Committee 2017 Meeting Schedule

Committee Members

Stan Adelstein NWE Management Company/Northwestern Engineering
Qusi Al-Haj John Thune - US Senator
Steve Allender City of Rapid City
Holly Aspaw H & R Block
Ron Balster Exit Realty, The Benchmark Company
Gene Bilodeau University Center-Rapid City
Shannon Brinker Rapid City Journal
Mike Buckingham National American University
Sandy Burns Project Solutions Inc.
Ray Carpenter General (retired)
Jeff Carsrud Winsupply of Rapid City
Cheryl Chapman Louis Berger
Polly Collins Transportation Security Administration
Jay Crossland D.D.S. Black Hills Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, PC
Jeff Davis 7th Circuit Court
Ken Davis Pennington County
JP Duniphan Business Woman
Jonathon Elm University Center-Rapid City
Gavin Fawbush GrandStay Residential Suites
Matt Fitting H & R Block
Christi Freeman Adoba Hotel Rapid City/Mt. Rushmore
Ted French Rapid City Hearing Aid Center
Robert Gruss Catholic Diocese of Rapid City
Kadee Hande Central States Fair, Inc.
Terri Haverly Rapid City Economic Development Partnership
Holly Hoebelheinrich National American University
Mike Howard City of Rapid City
Ron Jeffries Central States Fair, Inc.
Karen Jones Coldwell Banker/Lewis-Kirkeby-Hall Real Estate, Inc.
Chuck Knauer  
Mary Vee Knauer  
Marty Krause Black Hills Works
Scott Lawhun Keller Williams
Michele Lewis American Red Cross
Carolyn Linn Linn Productions
Kate Magbuhat Cabela's
Jeff Marlett Rounds, Mike - US Senator
Dick McConnell retired
Matt McGrath Ellsworth Task Force
Helen Merriman Black Hills State University
Weston Neiffer National American University
Randy Olivier  The Real Estate Group
Kevin Ott CMSgt (retired)
Brad Otten Kristi Noem - US Representative
Cathy Payne South Dakota School of Mines & Technology
Robert Perez South Dakota Ambassador US Army Reserve
Scott Plumb
Sarge Preston  
Rick Rhode South Dakota School of Mines & Technology
Jake Rottenbucher GCC Dacotah, Inc.
Brad Saathoff Black Hills Works
Daniel  Senftner Destination Rapid City
Nancy Shrope Airmen & Family Readiness Center
Lisa Sissenstein Rushmore Media Company
Mutch Usera Black Hills Corporation/Black Hills Power
Bill Walsh Dakota Travel
John Way BankWest
Stuart Wevik Black Hills Corporation/Black Hills Power
Jim White Sound Pro
Jacqueline Worth Wells Fargo Bank