The Chamber Red Coats serve as the public relations arm of the Chamber. The Red Coat volunteers participate in monthly events, like Business After Hours, and coordinate the annual Red Ripper Golf Tournament. They also assist with community events like the UM Homecoming Parade, St. Patrick's Day Parade, Holiday Giving Campaigns and special events as requested.

To learn more about the Chamber Red Coats committee, contact Krista Clawson at (406) 215-1322 or


  • The Red Coats will be assisting with the 2018 Chamber Annual Banquet on September 12, 2018. Purchase tickets
  • Red Coats will be lining up the University of Montana Homecoming Parade on October 6, 2018. The UM Homecoming parade begins at 10:00 am and is routed along Higgins Avenue in downtown Missoula.​
  • Red Coats are accepting applications for membership! If you would like to be part of this dynamic and fun committee, please email Darla Nokleby, our Red Coat membership coordinator at for more information. (Chamber membership required for participation)

Sponsorship Opportunities

  • Red Ripper Golf Tournament
  • Business After Hours

Committee Members

Chair: Darla Nokleby, Office Solutions and Services (OS2)

Treasurer: Julie Maloney, Morrison-Maierle Systems

Membership: Dawn Donham, Worden, Thane P.C.

Anna-Maria Murray, Boone Karlberg, P.C.

Darci Matovich, Mountain West Farm Bureau

Jeannine Lovell, First Interstate Bank

Red Ripper 2018