Kafka named CEO of the Pierre Area Chamber of Commerce
Tia Kafka has been named the new CEO of the Pierre Area Chamber of Commerce. She will take up her new duties on April 4, 2022.
Kafka has served as director of the House Convention and Visitors Bureau since 2019. Previously, Kafka served as director of communications for the South Dakota Department of Human Services. His passion for community involvement, along with his current work in the industry, will continue to propel the Chamber forward in service to its members.
“The board felt that Tia was the ideal person to lead the organization,” House Speaker Aaron Fabel said. “Tia has proven herself as a dedicated leader in our community with her current role. Her vision and commitment to communities in the Pierre region as well as her experience in the Chamber as Director of CVB were all key factors in the decision.
Kafka graduated from Minnesota State University Moorhead with a degree in mass communication with a major in public relations and advertising. Tia and her husband Joe have two children and currently reside in Pierre. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family hiking, camping and fishing.
The Pierre Region Chamber of Commerce is an active member organization that has served the communities of Pierre and Fort Pierre since its inception as the Pierre Citizens Union in 1881. The chamber promotes prosperity, growth and our way of life. life in lower Oahe.