Staff and Directors

Staff and Directors

Chamber Staff


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 is involved in many community organizations, including this Miss North Dakota Scholarship Organization, and the Williston Lions Club among others!

Amanda Dickey, Events and Marketing Manager

With a 20+ year long-standing career in the Media/Broadcasting industry, Amanda Dickey has an extensive background in Marketing, Public Speaking and Events.  Amanda has worked at Cherry Creek Media since moving to Williston in 2015, most recently as Sales Manager.  She has performed at several Williston Chamber events with her local band, was the emcee for last year’s Ribfest, and has been a Chamber Ambassador for three years.

Since joining the Chamber in May 2019, Amanda has organized and executed Lemonade Day and Rockin’ Ribfest…two of the bigger events for the Chamber.

“I love planning big Events like this!  From the vendors and sponsors to planning the smallest details, it’s challenging and exciting, but most of all rewarding after a successful event!” says Amanda.

Amanda currently lives in Williston and enjoys riding her motorcycle and photography in her free time.


Baily Scott Communications Specialist
Baily lived most of her life in Alabama, she recently moved to Williston at the beginning of March. In 2018, Baily graduated from Jacksonville State University with a Bachelor of the Arts in Public Relations. 

2019 Board of Directors
Dr. Audrey Kalil, Chair Plant Pathologist, NDSU Williston Research Extension Center
Tom Dickey, Chair Elect President, Williston Fire & Safety
Crystal Purdy, Secretary Director of Sales, Candlewood Suites 
Brad Curtis, Treasurer VP Commercial Loan Manager, American State Bank & Trust
Mitzi Bestall, Past Chair Owner, Re/Max Bakken Realty  
Wyatt Black, Director Vice President, Creedence Energy Services
Greg Cottrell, Director Loan Originator, Unify Home Lending
Dubi Cummings, Director Marketing Manager, CHI St. Alexius Health Williston 
Lenny Johnson, Director Owner, Starboard
Dr. John Miller, Director President, Williston State College
John Lisle, Director Co-Owner, S&B Drilling
Jeremy Cox, Director Area Manager, STRATA
Amy Krueger, Ex-Officio Executive Director, Williston Convention & Visitors Bureau
Shawn Wenko, Ex-Officio Executive Director, Williston Economic Development