• Chamber Committees

  • BEAUTIFICATION COMMITTEE

    Chair Kristi Thorfinnson

    The Beautification Committee exists to work toward enhancing the overall appearance of Crookston which will improve quality of life for our citizens, be attractive to our visitors and make a positive statement about our community as a whole. If you'd like to be involved with the Beautification committee, please email or call:

    thorfinnsonk@gmail.com 

    AMBASSADORS

    Team Captains: Lindsey Goering, Christine Erdman, Judy Kerr

    Ambassadors are exactly that, ambassadors of our Chamber! And do an array of activities such as welcoming new businesses, ribbon cuttings, and business milestones. It is a great way to connect and network. If you'd like to be on an ambassador team committee, please email or call:

    amlien@visitcrookston.com

    218.280.1199

     

    AG-BUSINESS COMMITTEE

    Chair Travis Pederson

    The Ag-Business Committee exists to promote and strengthen the relationships between the Crookston agricultural community and local businesses. Activities throughout the year include the annual Sugarbeet Scramble & Agassiz Bowl Scholarship.

    Trpeders@crystalsugar.com

    EDUCATION COMMITTEE

    Chair Jason Brantner

    The purpose of the Education Committee is to foster and promote a better relationship between the business and education communities in Crookston and awards a Partners in Education Award (P.I.E) each year at the Business Awards Banquet. 

    jbrantne@umn.edu

    218.281-8613

     

    PUBLIC RELATIONS & LEGISLATION 

    Co-chairs Dan Erdman & Elizabeth Tollefson

    Meet the Candidates and Business Day at the Capitol as well as assistants to Ambassadors.

    DErdman@americanfederal.net 

    GROWTH & DEVELOPMENT AND YOUNG PROFESSIONALS

    Co-chairs Crystal Maruska & Carmen Knutson

    Leadership Crookston, Young Professional Lunch & Learns, Socials, education sessions and more!

    CMaruska@riverviewhealth.org

    SPECIAL EVENTS

    Chair Nell DeBoer

    Ox Cart Days Festival 

    debo0035@crk.umn.edu​