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Chamber Chair Appoints two new board members
The Minot Area Chamber of Commerce Board of directors Chair, Jason Zimmerman (First Western Bank & Trust), appointed two of three possible new board members to one-year terms as allowed by Chamber bylaws. The third board member will be announced in a future issue of the newsletter. They are Dan Sem (Dakota Agronomy Partners / CHS, Inc.) and Tadd Demars (FMI Restaurants, Inc.). 



Sem is the general manager for Dakota Agronomy Partners. He has worked for 25 years in business agriculture, including grain, agronomy and livestock.  In the community, he serves on area boards for Minot Hockey Boosters and Pheasants for the Future. He also serves on the Chamber’s AgriBusiness Committee.  Sem received his college education at both Dickinson State and Minot State. He and his wife Sarah have raised three daughters in Minot.

Minot native Tadd DeMars is president at FMI (Food Management Investors). He has been with the company since 2006.  Demars graduated from Minot State University with a degree in finance.  Demars completed the CLI program through the Chamber of Commerce, and is also very involved in Bishop Ryan Catholic Schools, currently serving as the president of the Special Events Committee (formerly Booster Club). He also enjoys
volunteer coaching for the many different activities in which his children are involved.  He and his wife Jody, also a Minot native, have three children: olivia, Violet, and Leo, as well as three dogs.
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