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Committee seeks nominations for 2016 board of directors

Posted by Chamber Staff on Aug 05, 2015

Chamber members are invited to nominate individuals for consideration for the 2016 Chamber board of directors. Once nominations close, this year’s Directors Nominating Committee will prepare a slate of nominees, which will be submitted to the Chamber board for consideration at the regular September meeting.

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 5 p.m., Friday, August 21.

Submit a nomination!


Directors whose terms are expiring and ineligible for re-election:         

Erik Crane, Copy Products, Inc.
Thomas Douglas, JMARK Business Solutions, Inc.
Matt Gifford, Springfield Cardinals, LLC
Debbie Shantz Hart, Housing Plus, LLC
Mike Hoppman, Hy-Vee, Inc.
Jeff Schrag, The Daily Events/Mother’s Brewing Co. 

Directors whose terms are expiring and eligible for re-election:

Jeff Byrd, Sho-Me Technologies, LLC and The Network
Bob Cirtin, Greene County
Jay Guffey, Mercy
Dr. John Jungmann, Springfield Public Schools
Tim Massey, Penmac Staffing Services, Inc.
Brian McDonough, KY3, Inc.
Tom Rankin, Sperry Van Ness-Rankin Company and the Springfield Business Development Corporation
Clif Smart, Missouri State University
Larry Spilker, Buckhorn, Inc.

Directors remaining on the Board:

Amy Austin, City Utilities
Cheryl Briggs, DermaHealth Laser Clinic
Tim Edwards, Kraft Foods, Inc.
Charity Elmer, CoxHealth
Bill Hammitt, American Products, LLC
Tom Hilmes, CNH Industrial Reman
John Horton, Layer 3 Technology
Monte McNew, Springfield First Community Bank
Doug Neff, Commerce Bank
David Ross, Morelock-Ross Builders
Krystal Russell, Payroll Vault
Denise Silvey, Paul Mueller Company
Paul Sundy, Big Whiskeys concepts/English management
John Wanamaker, BKD, LLP
Jennifer Wilson, nFORM Architecture

Directors Nominating Committee

Ann Marie Baker, UMB Bank
Bill Abbott, Sr., Color Art Integrated Interiors of Springfield
Sally Hargis, Ozarks Coca-Cola/Dr Pepper Bottling Co.
Jerry Harmison, Harmison & Pearman, PC
Allen Kunkel, Missouri State University
Doug Neff, Commerce Bank
David Ross, Morelock-Ross Builders 


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