Chamber News

2017 Chamber Board Nominations Sought
Published: Friday, August 26, 2016
By: Randy Allen

The Chamber is seeking nominations of candidates for election to a three-year term on the Board of Directors.  A single slate of 6 candidates is needed to fill the seats of the 6 directors whose terms expire December 31, 2016.

To nominate a Chamber member for the Board of Directors, please send, email or fax a letter of nomination including a brief biography of the person for consideration, the reason he/she should serve as a board member, and your name.

Letters or Emails of nomination should be submitted to:

Donna Viessman, Chairman
2017 Nominating Committee
Jefferson City Area Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 776
Jefferson City, MO  65102
Email:  or 
Fax: (573) 634-3805

Nomination deadline is 5:00 pm, Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Members of the nominating committee appointed by the Board:

  • Donna Viessman, Imagemark Marketing & Advertising (Chairman)
  • Jason Otke, Dict Otke Construction
  • Darren Heckman, High 5 Communications
  • Amy Berendzen, Jefferson City Public Schools
  • Greg Bowman, Bowman Commercial Realty
  • Missy Dunn, Huber and Associates
  • Bob Gilbert, Bartlett & West
  • 2016 Board Chairman Dan Westhues- Ex-Officio, Non-Voting

Directors whose three-year terms expire 12/31/2016:

Ann Bax, United Way of Central Missouri

Darren Heckman, High Five Communications

Rob Kingsbury, Farmer Companies

Alan Mudd, Associated Real Estate Group

Chris Schrimpf, Hawthorn Bank

Jeremy Winegar, Midwest Block & Brick


Jason Cecil, CRMC, was the 2016 Young Professionals (YP) Representative

Carl Sweezer, Mid America Bank, was the 2016 Leadership JC Representative


Amy Schroeder, JC Parks and Recreation, will be the 2017 Leadership JC Representative

Amber Hall, Central Bank will be the 2017 Young Professionals (YP) Representative


For a complete list of current board members, please check the Chamber website or the 2016 Chamber Directory. Please contact the Chamber at 634-3616 if you have questions or comments.

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