Meet Us

2023 VCED Board of Directors

Valley County Economic Development is formed through an interlocal agreement with the City of Ord, Valley County, Ord Area Chamber of Commerce and Greater Loup Valley Activities, Inc. Each entity appoints two representative to serve on the VCED Board of Directors.

Dan Piskorski


Valley County

Lindsy Gumb Roberts


Ord Area Chamber of Commerce

Johnny Ference


Valley County

Mike Blaha

Ord Area Chamber of Commerce

Nancy Glaubke

Greater Loup Valley Activities

Jeramy Sedlacek

City of Ord

Matt Woodward

Greater Loup Valley Activities

Jared Zulkoski

City of Ord

2023 Ord Area Chamber Board of Directors

The Ord Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors is appointed by members of the Chamber of Commerce.

Jessalyn Crawford


Hey Honey Boutique

Mattison Ference


Hayden Outdoors Real Estate

Kim Koch


Dr. Crystal Ramm


Central Community College Ord Center

Dan Beran

Ord Grocery Kart

Scott Bruha

Dane Creek at Ord Golf Club

Dalton Davis

Great Western Bank

Rachel Fox

KNLV Radio

Scott Philbrick

Scott’s Auto

Leslie Sikyta

LUX by Leslie


Becky Ries


Hi, I’m Becky! I was born and raised in Nebraska and have lived in beautiful Valley County since 1997. I fell in love with the area the first time I visited, and my passion for this region has continued to grow.  We live in a unique and supportive community that is full of amazing, hard-working people.  I love meeting new people, as well as connecting with those I’ve known for years. 

I consider it an honor to be part of an organization that is here to assist people and businesses in any way we can.  Whether moving to this community, starting a new business, bringing in resources, or looking to get involved…we are here and ready to help.   

In my opinion, Valley County is the heart of the Good Life, and I believe it is an exceptional best place to call home, raise a family, retire, explore, invest, and grow a business.  The opportunities are endless, the support is outstanding, and I am excited and grateful for the opportunity to help assist Valley County as we continue to grow and expand.  

Katie Walmsley


Hi, I’m Katie!  I have the unique experience of being a Valley County resident by choice.  When people ask me why I chose to plant my roots in Ord I like to say phrases like “life just took me here” or “it just feels different.”  The truth is, it’s the combination of amazing people and beautiful places that made this unique location my chosen home.  I’m so thankful to work every day advocating for my community, sharing it’s stories and celebrating its successes.