Nominate Someone for the Board of Directors
Chamber members are invited to nominate individuals for consideration for the 2020 Board of Directors. Once nominations close, this year’s Directors Nominating Committee will prepare a slate of nominees, which will be submitted to the general membership for approval.
Each candidate must be an active Chamber member in good standing and must have agreed to accept the responsibilities of a directorship if elected.
Deadline for nominations is noon on Thursday, August 22.
Directors whose terms are expiring and ineligible for re-election
Catherine Bass Black, Odgers Berndtson
Charity Elmer, CoxHealth
Marshall Kinne, Med-Pay, Inc.
Gary Leonard, Steak ‘N Shake
Doug Neff, Commerce Bank
Directors whose terms are expiring and eligible for re-election
Joselyn Baldner, Central Bank of the Ozarks
Brad Crain, Arvest Bank
Brad Gebhard, Bryan Properties
Samuel Knox, Minorities in Business
Ken McClure, City of Springfield
Robin Robeson, Guaranty Bank
Clif Smart, Missouri State University
Carol Taylor, Evangel University
Andy Tuthill, Tuthill Vacuum & Blower Systems
Paden Wilcox, Computer Recycling Center, LLC
Directors remaining on the board
Logan Aguirre, 417
Christina Angle, Erlen Group
Rita Baron, Baron Design & Associates, LLC
Jeff Childs, SVN/Rankin Company
Paula Dougherty, Achieve Private Wealth - Ameriprise Financial
Brad Erwin, Paragon Architecture
Audrey Garard, Grooms Office Environments
Gary Gibson, City Utilities
Mike Haynes, AT&T
Nikki Holden, Custom Metalcraft, Inc.
Brent Hubbard, Mercy Hospital Springfield Communities
John Oke-Thomas, Oke-Thomas + Associates
Dan Reiter, Springfield Cardinals, LLC
Stephanie Sumners, Ozarks Technical Community College
Kevin Williams, Jack Henry & Associates, Inc.
Directors Nominating Committee
Denise Silvey, Paul Mueller Company (chairman)
Christina Angle, Erlen Group (board representative)
Bob Hammerschmidt, Commerce Bank
Chris Jarratt, Revel Advertising
John Oke-Thomas, Oke-Thomas + Associates (board representative)
Richard Ollis, Ollis / Akers / Arney Insurance & Business Advisors
Nancy Riggs, Penmac Staffing Services, Inc.