Meet the Chamber Officers & CONTRACT STAFF
The Sundance Area Chamber of Commerce is a driving force for building a strong economy. Please contact your current Chamber of Commerce officers with any questions and to see how you can be more involved. We are pleased to have such a fine Board of Directors and are excited about the progress and new direction of our organization!
- President: Steve Lenz, Small Business Remarkable
- Vice President: Dan Fairbanks, Bearlodge Mountain Resort
- Treasurer: Jim Durfee, Sundance State Bank
- Secretary: Kathy Cluff, Prevention Management Organization of Crook County
Dan serves as Vice President of the Sundance Area Chamber of Commerce, as well as Chairman of the Tourism Committee. He is also active on the Board of Directors of the Black Hills & Badlands Tourism Association. Highly committed to increasing exposure of Sundance, he has been instrumental in obtaining grant funding and securing promotional opportunities. He has also portrayed Sheriff Ryan in Sundance’s popular “Sip N Walk Historical Tour”.
Dan and his wife Sharon built Bearlodge Mountain Resort four years ago on 94 beautiful, secluded acres within Sundance.
Having been married 6 years, they share 5 children, 3 grandchildren and one lively dog.
Contract Staff Biography
Deanna has made her home in Sundance the past 7 years and loves its beauty and quaint, friendly environment.
Having committed over 25 years to sales, management, marketing and event planning for media, tourism and governmental enitities, she decided to create Powerful IMPACT Business & Organization Services four years ago. She has been providing communications, website and administrative contract services for the Sundance Area Chamber of Commerce for over 2 years. She is excited about the continued progress that is being made in the Sundance area and pleased to be a part of it.
Deanna is also a licensed ZUMBA instructor and for the past three years has been holding several evening classes per week at the VFW Hall in Sundance.
She has been married to her husband Mike for the past 7 years and together they share four sons, one granddaughter, and an array of pets!