Visit Spearfish, Inc. is a private, non-profit destination marketing organization whose purpose is to attract visitors from outside of the local trade area, with an emphasis on travelers who require overnight stays in Spearfish.
More specifically, Visit Spearfish markets the tourism industry in Spearfish to individuals, families, and large groups to increase the local economy by returning those revenues to other local retail and service businesses.
The Visit Spearfish Mission
Visit Spearfish, Inc. promotes and markets Spearfish as a premier destination while cultivating the Spearfish brand.
Visit Spearfish Staff
Mistie Caldwell serves as the Executive Director of Visit Spearfish, Inc. and has been with Visit Spearfish since its inception in 2009. Mistie is responsible for overseeing the operations of Visit Spearfish, while ensuring the efforts of the staff align with the organization's mission.
Kyler serves as the Director of Marketing and Public Relations at Visit Spearfish, Inc. Kyler is responsible for acquiring and establishing events and enhancing the Spearfish visitor/potential Spearfish visitor experience through positive and effective oral, written, and digital communications.
We look forward to seeing you in town; we will be sure to offer you a warm welcome— Mistie Caldwell, Executive Director
2022 Visit Spearfish, Inc. Board of Directors
Visit Spearfish, Inc. is governed by a board of 11 voting members comprised of:
- A representative of Black Hills State University
- A representative of the City of Spearfish
- Three representatives of the Spearfish Hotel Business Improvement District
- Three representatives of tourism-related businesses
- Three community members, appointed by the Mayor, subject to City Council approval. At least one of which be a representative of the community at large
|Ali Eddy||Mayoral Appointee|
|Clay Dykstra||Mayoral Appointee|
|Jason Tysdal||Mayoral Appointee (At Large)|
|Dan Hodgs||Spearfish City Council|
|Melissa Barth||Spearfish Area Chamber of Commerce|
|Kory Menken||Spearfish Economic Development Corp.|
|Kelly Knutson||Spearfish Hotel Business Improvement District|
|John Senden||City of Spearfish Mayor|
|Doris Cardwell||Spearfish Downtown Business Association|