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.
2022-23 Chairman – Phil Janes* – Oshkosh Marine Supply Co.
Javad Ahmad – Smart IS International
Aaron Armstrong – The Venture Project
Jeff Bard – Advocate Health
Nick Behnke – Behnke Financial
Tom Belter** – Belter Financial Designs – Economic Development Advisory Council
Steve Brandes – Wisconsin Herd
John Davids – Home Care Assistance – Fox Cities
Steve Davis – Ardy & Ed’s Drive-In, Inc.
Hallie Dicks – Covetrus
Shawn Dockry – State Farm Insurance Agent – West Side Association
Chad Durkee – Elevate Accounting – Leadership Oshkosh Adjunct
Steve Ford – Lapham-Hickey Steel
Robyn Gruner – AT&T
Rachel Hansen** – Oshkosh Corporation – Propel
Wilson Jones – Retired
Rob Kleman* – Oshkosh Chamber of Commerce
John Kriz – Muza Metal Products
Andrew Leavitt – University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
Dennis Lewandowski – A. P. Nonweiler
Jim Macy – von Briesen & Roper, s.c.
Tamara Mugerauer – Tamara’s the Cake Guru
Michael Pack* – Oshkosh Corporation
Kevin Ralofsky – Verve, A Credit Union – Greater Oshkosh Economic Development Corporation
Dan Schetter – Best Western Premier Waterfront Hotel & Convention Center – Oshkosh Convention & Visitors Bureau
Grant Schwab – FirstWeber Group
Regina Sobojinski – Fox Valley Physical Therapy & Wellness
Fred Stephan – Amcor Flexibles North America
John Supple – Supple Restaurant Group
Jerry Thiel – Bank First – Leadership Oshkosh Adjunct
Allison Vaccaro – Amcor Flexibles North America – Oshkosh Safety Council
Chet Wesenberg – Chet Wesenberg Architect, LLC
Brian Wierzbinski* – Experimental Aircraft Association Inc.
Joan Woldt* – Bank First
Bob Wolf – The Roxy Supper Club
Bill Wyman – Oshkosh Area Community Foundation
Wayne Youngwirth* – Youngwirth Associates, LLC
* Officers & Executive Committee
** Executive Committee only
Each member of the Board of Directors also serves on one of the following five committees:
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.
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.
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.
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.
Develops a strategic plan, approves the program of work and monitors the program of work.