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:
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.