Team Members


Brian Miskimins has been serving on the board of directors since January 2017. Brian serves as the morning show DJ on the BIG 100, 100.7 on your FM dial for Anderson Broadcasting in Polson. After wrapping up his morning show, he goes out and meets with businesses in the area helping them to put together radio ads and get the word out about different sales and happenings within their companies. Before moving to Polson in 2014, Brian...

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Mandy is a new 2020 Polson Chamber of Commerce board member, and excited to serve her hometown in this capacity. Born and raised in Polson, she has chosen to raise her own 3 boys here as well. Mandy attended the University of Montana, then moved back to Polson where she worked for Community Bank to later become Glacier Bank. She has been in banking for 25 years, and has worked in many areas of the bank, from operations to lending to...

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David was born and raised in Polson and is a Polson High School graduate. Upon graduating from the University of Montana with a BS in Business Management, he lived in Texas while pursuing a music career. In 2011, he returned to Polson and is now the Branch Manager at Valley Bank in Polson. He has served on the Polson Chamber board since 2017 and is involved in the Polson chapter of Rotary International as well as other local community...

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Julyn Sanders-DeWitt is known best by her friends as JuJu. She moved to Polson about 7 years ago from Missoula with her husband Dan, of 13 years. They moved here for Dan to advance in his retail career. Julyn continued her career as an administrative assistant, working for  Montana Marbled Meats. She has two amazing kids, Bryce 21 and Bailey 19. Julyn also has three 4-legged children Harley, IzzyBella, and Eve. She joined the chamber...

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K-Ann is a Texan through and through, she calls Uvalde Texas home but her heart lies in the Mission Valley.  K-Ann has dedicated herself to giving back to the community. She has been a devoted employee to Unity Bank as a Personal Banker, and has served on the Chamber Ambassador program as well as being our past Chamber Board President.  K-Ann her Husband Corey, and son Clayton enjoy all of what makes the Mission Valley the LAST BEST...

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Rich Forbis was born and raised in Western Montana. He attended the University of Montana, receiving a B.A. in Radio and Television. Rich moved to Polson in 1986. He worked for Anderson Radio Broadcasting until 2015. He currently is the Community Outreach Coordinator and Public Relations Director at Providence St. Joseph Medical Center. Rich is the tournament director for the Flathead Lake 3-on-3 basketball tournament held on the...

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Launa and her husband Tom have raised 2 beautiful daughters in the Mission Valley.  Launa and Tom own and operate Xtreme Weed & Pest Solutions in Western Montana and Billings.  In her spare time she loves spending time with their 4 grandbabies and riding horses.  She is passionate about her family and helping others succeed.

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Karen has been a Polson Chamber of Commerce Board member since 2018. She and her husband, Tim (who grew up in St. Ignatius) moved to Polson in April of 2012, and now has retired from the  position as Development Director with the Salish Kootenai College Foundation in Pablo. Before moving to Polson, Karen and her family lived in Soldotna, Alaska for 37 years. She has over 30 years of management and administrative experience and worked...

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Jessie moved to Montana in 1975 and started her professional career as a banker with First Citizens Bank of Polson, where she is currently a Compliance Officer.  She is an “Okie” born and raised in Oklahoma, but proud to call Montana her home.  When Jessie isn’t on lock down in her office, she enjoys being outside, gardening, painting, fishing and swimming, but most of all she enjoys being and doing fun things with her three-year-old...

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Louis was born and raised in Western Montana where he graduated from Polson High School before attending Montana State University and ultimately moving to North Dakota for a short time. Louis always wanted to raise his family in the Mission Valley and moved back to Polson in 2003. He is the Hotel Manager at the Kwataqnuk Resort where he was first introduced to the Polson Chamber of Commerce and discovered his enjoyment of working with...

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Trevor Motichka grew up in the Flathead Valley and has lived in Lake County since 2002. Trevor graduated from Western Montana College with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business, and has been the owner (and head janitor) of Farm Bureau Insurance on Main Street since 2005. He and his wife Marcie have raised three children in Polson: Tel (23), Josey (21), and Quinn (20). Now an empty nester, Trevor joined the Polson Chamber of Commerce Board...

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Originally from the West Coast, Kate moved to Missoula in 2010 to pursue a Masters degree in Environmental Studies. After graduation, Kate worked in a variety of fields and positions, including barista, assistant farm manager, and conservation campaign organizer, before taking on the Executive Director role at the Flathead Lakers in 2019. Kate was drawn to Flathead Lake through the world of open water swimming and racing. When not in...

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Ian was born in Whitefish and raised in Missoula. After graduating from Princeton University in 2005, he spent time in Boston, Phoenix, and San Diego before pursuing and obtaining an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Southern Maine. In 2009 he moved back to Montana, and for the next eight years worked to support fundraising and communication efforts for the University of Montana. In 2017, he and his wife moved to Polson,...

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