Office Hours

Monday – Friday

9:00 a.m. -12 p.m. & 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.


The Chamber was first organized in 1909 to promote the St. James Business Community.

The Chamber is:

The Chamber is a voluntary organization banded together to advance common interest in the area of commerce, industry, agriculture, tourism, retailing, recreation, transportation, education, government, business development, and community development.

The Chamber membership is made up of individuals, small and large businesses and organizations that care about the St. James area and are willing to invest their money, time and effort in creating a healthy environment in which to conduct business.

The Chamber is funded by voluntary investments by its members, fundraising projects and other events. The Chamber is not a tax funded government organization.

The Chamber is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors. The office staff works with the Board, committees, volunteers and members.


“To advance a vibrant business and tourism economy through service, advocacy, networking and innovation.”

Chamber Board:

NameTitleEmploymentEmailTerm Expires
Andy SwansonPresidentHarder Agency – Insurance Agentandy@nessagency.com2021
Jen WinkelmanTreasurerPioneer Bank – AVP Risk Management Officerjwinkelman@bankwithpioneer.com2021
Shae CowellSecretaryTrue Value
-Customer Service
Melissa GuerraDirectorFirst National Bank – Tellermguerra@fnbstjames.com2023
D.J. BreyDirector
Ness Agency2023
Alison ElgVice PresidentPioneer Bank – AVP Finance Officer aelg@bankwithpioneer.com2021
Sean Vostad, DDSDirectorSt. James Family Dentistry, P.C.


Hannah RushingDirectorMayo Health Systems – St. James
Executive Administrative Assistant

Mason CollierDirectorColliers Superfair

Jeff BarrettDirectorPioneer Bank –
VP – Ag and Business Loan Officer
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