Oshkosh Chamber of Commerce

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Board of Directors

The Oshkosh Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors is responsible for setting policy and public positions, approving the annual budget, reviewing the annual programs of work, reviewing and accepting the annual audit report, approving new board members. Additionally, through its committees, it also manages the President/CEO, manages and develops board membership, and develops and approves the strategic plan.

2016-17 Chairman - Scott Sitter*, Choice Bank

Javad Ahmad - Oracular IS, LLC

Robert Albright - R.J. Albright Inc.

John Anderson - InSight Eye Care, LLC

Jeff Bard - Aurora Medical Center & Aurora Medical Group

Tom Belter* - National Exchange Bank and Trust - Economic Development Advisory Council

Tom Blaze - Oshkosh Community YMCA

Nicole Brayton - Brayton Bed & Breakfast

John Casper* - Oshkosh Chamber of Commerce

Steven Davis - Ardy & Ed's Drive-In, Inc.

Hallie Detjen - Impromed, LLC

Jon Doemel* - ZaRonis

Connie Drexler - 44° North Advertising & Design - West Side Association

Mike Floyd - Continental Girbau, Inc.

Stephen Ford - Lapham-Hickey Steel

Kimberly Gordon - Dream by Thimke Jewelers

Paul Greeninger - City of Oshkosh - Oshkosh Safety Council

Devon Hudak* - ARC Contracting Inc. - Propel

Phil Janes - Oshkosh Marine Supply Co.

Wilson Jones - Oshkosh Corporation

Andrew Leavitt - University of Wisconsin Oshkosh

Joe LeRoy* - Stannard Dry Cleaners and Launderers

Dennis Lewandowski - A.P. Nonweiler Co.

Bob Mathers - von Briesen & Roper, s.c.

Grant Schwab - FirstWeber Group

John Supple - Fox River Brewing Co. & Taproom

Vicki Updike - Bergstrom Automotive

Bruce Valk - Silver Star Brands

Brian Wierzbinski* - Experimental Aircraft Association Inc.

Joan Woldt - Bank First National

Bill Wyman - Oshkosh Area Community Foundation

Wayne Youngwirth* - Youngwirth Associates, LLC

 * Executive Committee member

Each member of the Board of Directors also serves on one of the following five committees:

Audit: Acts on behalf of the Board of Directors and oversees all material aspects of the organization's financial reporting, internal control and audit functions. The committee's role includes a particular focus on the qualitative aspects of financial reporting and on organizational processes for the management of risk and for compliance with significant applicable tax, legal, ethical and regulatory requirements. The role also includes coordination with other Board committees, external auditors, council, management, and other advisors as deemed appropriate.

Board Management: Reviews and assesses board composition needs, recommends nominees to the board, conducts orientation of new board members, plans continuous board education, evaluates the performance of current board members, and recommends changes in bylaws, committee structure and relationships with affiliates.

Executive: Approves operational policy, communicates public policy as approved by the Board, reviews financial performance, provides input on the President/CEO's performance and selects the financial auditing firm.

President/CEO Management: Develops job performance expectations, develops and implements the review process, evaluates job performance, develops a compensation package, recommends the process to the Board for hiring, and terminates the president/CEO, if necessary.

Strategic Planning: Develops a strategic plan, approves the program of work and monitors the program of work.