Lovec appointed executive director of Baker Chamber of Commerce

   Jan Lovec began her new job as Baker Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Dec. 9, 2015.

By Sherry Vogel

Jan LovecJan looks forward to serving the Chamber in this part-time position. She will strive to help unify the businesses on Main Street  with the other commercial merchants in the outlying area.

   The Chamber hosts a variety of events throughout the year including the Fall Festival, Calcutta, Countdown to Christmas, and Crazy Days. This summer, they will also be helping to promote the Montana State High School Rodeo Finals.

  The Annual Membership Drive is underway. The Chamber encourages any local business that isn’t a member to join. They offer a website which promotes each Chamber business and displays their pertinent business information.

   Lovec has been a member of the community for the past 42 years as she and her family moved to Baker in 1974. Soon after, she became employed as the district manager at the Little Beaver Conservation District, a position she held for 15 years. Lovec then served at the Fallon Medical Complex as the dietary manager for the next ten years. She is currently employed for School District #12 as the north route bus driver and is also a substitute driver for the Fallon County Flyer.

  Jan is married to Mike Lovec. She has two grown children, Mike Menger of Baker, and Stacy Menger Kinsey of Billings.

   Lovec’s office is located in the SMART building at 125 S. Main Street. Office hours are Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Come on in and meet Jan. She gladly welcomes your ideas and comments regarding the promotion of area businesses in Baker. For additional information please call 406-778-2266.