2022 Committee MembersDaleena Van Kooten – Chair
Van Kooten Ag Services
Dave Gatzke – Co-Chair
Farm Credit Services
Bo McCloud - Northwestern Mutual
Carolyn Knutson - B2B Dance Performance
Charlie Stephenson - Dacotah Bank
Dennis Harstad - Prairie Aquatech
Ellen Schlechter - Hurley & Associates
Gena Hult - Corteva
Jeff Jacobson - Statewide Insurance
Lane Lebrun - Corteva
Susan Robbins - First Bank & Trust
Dave Gullickson - Farmers Implement
Nate Moe - Summit Contracting
Chamber Board Liason
Don Greiner-First Bank & Trust
Chamber Staff Liaison
Emily Howell- Director of Membership & Marketing
Each year the committee awards a $1,000 scholarship to (1) high school student and (1) post-secondary student pursuing careers in agriculture.
As of Dec 1. 2021, the 2022 Ag Scholarship is officially open!
Please find the complete scholarship application packet linked here and below.
The application deadline is April 15, 2022. All submissions should include:
Applicant information page
School Official Certification (for high school seniors) or Post-Secondary applicant info.
Applications can be mailed to:
Brookings Area Chamber of Commerce
Ag Relations Committee
1321 6th St.
Brookings, SD 57006
Or emailed to email@example.com