After narrowing the field down to four the Palisade Area Chamber of Commerce selects a grand valley resident as its new executive director. The Chamber Board of Directors appointed Leif Johnson to the position earlier this week. He has more than 28 years of experience with event planning and marketing. The former West Yellowstone Chamber of Commerce member has had his own marketing and consulting business for the past four years. Johnson's first day on the job will be Monday March 6th. He will take the place of Christine Jasper.