Staff and Directors

Staff and Directors

Chamber Staff

Janna Lutz, President
Janna was born in Pennsylvania, but has called North Dakota her home since 2011.  She has her degree from The Pennsylvania State University and enjoys working with people.  She brings her experience from the Williston Area Builders Association as well as the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce and looks forward to serving the members and this community.  She and her husband Brom have two children and a hunting dog.

Bekka Bishop , Events & Marketing Manager
Bekka is a native of Minnesota and has been in Williston since 2013. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Stout in 2013 with a degree in Golf Enterprise Management and Hotel, Restaurant, Tourism Management with a concentration in Convention/Meeting Planning. She enjoys reading, golfing, traveling, spending time with family & friends, and seeing the beautiful North Dakota scenery. Bekka and her husband Andy have a son, Sawyer and a Miniature Schnauzer, Teddy.

Rachel Richter Lordemann, Member Relations & Communications Manager
Rachel was born and raised in Williston, and is thrilled to be building a career in her hometown! In 2016 Rachel graduated from the University of North Dakota with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Management and Marketing. While in school, Rachel was lucky to have internship experiences with the Williston Convention& Visitor's Bureau and Williston Economic Development. Rachel and her husband, Luke were just married in June 2017!

Laura Sanford, Membership & Administrative Specialist
Laura was born and raised in Mandan, ND.  She has a degree in Travel and Tourism and enjoys working with people.   She brings experience in public relations, customer service and event planning.   Laura’s husband is a native to Watford City and moved back in 1998.   They have been there for 19 years and raised their three children.   She enjoys reading, being outdoors, spending time with family and time at their lake cabin at Tobacco Gardens.   

Board of Directors
Matt Grimshaw , Chair CEO, CHI St. Alexius Health-Williston Medical Center
Mitzi Bestall , Chair Elect Owner, Re/Max Bakken Realty
Bill Glen, Secretary President, GLEN Development Inc.
Brad Curtis, Treasurer American State Bank & Trust, VP Commercial Loan Manager
Rick Braaten, Past Chair American State Bank & Trust, Executive VP & Chief Lending Officer
Lenny Johnson, Director Owner, Starboard
Audrey Kalil, Director NDSU Williston Research Extension Center
Brandon Lerbakken, Director Materials Superintendent, JMAC Resources
Wyatt Black, Director Business Development Manager, Creedence Energy Services 
Amy Krueger, Ex-Officio Executive Director, Williston Convention & Visitors Bureau
Shawn Wenko, Ex-Officio Executive Director, Williston Economic Development