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.

2017-18 Chairman – Jon Doemel* – ZaRonis
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
Brad Baumann – CliftonLarsonAllen, LLP
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
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
Ed Haedt – Bemis Healthcare Packaging
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.
Karen Liu – Oshkosh Corporation
Bob Mathers – von Briesen & Roper, s.c.
Dan Schetter – BEST WESTERN PREMIER Waterfront Hotel & Convention Center
Grant Schwab – FirstWeber Group
Scott Sitter* – Choice Bank
Regina Sobojinski – Fox Valley Physical Therapy & Wellness
John Supple – Fox River Brewing Co. & Taproom
Amy Vanden Hogen – Caliber Law, S.C.
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.