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  • 2017 Wheaton Chamber of Commerce
    Board of Directors

  • The board is representative of the Wheaton Chamber of commerce's membership and comprised of volunteers who are dedicated to the Wheaton business community.

  • President
    Leanne Tampier, The Sign Authority

    Vice President
    Debbie Lunger, The People's Resource Center

    Immediate Past President
    Brett Mathieson, Mathieson, Moyski, Austin & Co.

    Treasurer
    Matt Lupo, Mathieson, Moyski, Austin & Co.

    Secretary
    Jeff Reiter, Cantigny Park & Golf

    Legal Counsel
    Scott Pointner, Rathje & Woodward

    Director
    Linda Bonen, Town Square Wheaton

    Director
    Mike Kessler, Orangetheory Fitness, Wheaton

    Director
    Charlie McKenna, McKenna Capital

    Director
    Cheryl Henrikson, Budget Blinds of Wheaton & Lombard

    Director
    Dale Showalter, Showalter Roofing Service, Inc.

    Director
    Mike Soehlke, Wheaton Bank & Trust

    Director
    Kelli Stuart, Wheaton Center Apartments

    Director
    Alexis Wiley, Arrowhead Golf & Restaurant

  • OFFICIAL ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE ELECTION of the 2018 Board of Directors

    Per the Wheaton Chamber of Commerce By-Laws, the Slate of Candidates for the 2018 Wheaton Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors was presented for election by the membership at the Annual Meeting.

    The Wheaton Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting Luncheon
    will be held
    Thursday, September 21, 2017, 11:30 am - 1:00 pm at
    Arrowhead Restaurant & Golf Club, 26W151 Butterfield Rd., Wheaton, IL 60189

    The Nominating Committee, with the approval of the Board of Directors, nominated the following slate of candidates
    for the 2018 Wheaton Chamber of  Commerce Board of Directors who were publicly approved by the membership.

    New Members to the Board of Directors:
    Dora Cheila-Georganas, Wheaton Bank & Trust
    Marty Keller, Milton Township Trustee
    Paul Ochoa, Merrill-Lynch

    Continuing Board Members:

    Immediate Past President
    Leanne Tampier, The Sign Authority (5th and Final Year)   

    President
    Debbie Lunger, People's Resource Center (1st Year of 2nd Term)

    Vice President
    Kelli Stuart, Wheaton Center Apartments  (2nd Year of 1st Term)
       
    Treasurer
    Matt Lupo, Mathieson, Moyski, Austin & Co., LLP (2nd year of 2nd term)

    Secretary
    Jeff Reiter, Cantigny Park (2nd Year of 1st Term)

    Directors
    Linda Bonen, Town Square Wheaton (1st Year of 1st Term - appointed in 2017)

    Cheryl Henrikson, Budget Blinds of Wheaton & Lombard (1st Year of 1st Term - appointed in 2017)

    Mike Kessler, OrangeTheory Fitness - Wheaton (2nd Year of 1st Term)

    Charlie McKenna, McKenna Capital (2nd Year of 1st Term - appointed in 2016)

    Alexis Wiley, Arrowhead Golf & Restaurant (2nd year of first term - appointed in 2017)

    Legal Counsel (ex officio)
    Scott Pointner, Rathje & Woodward, LLC

    Executive Director (ex officio)

    Kerry O'Brien, Wheaton Chamber of Commerce

    Terms are 2 consecutive years. Board members are permitted 2 consecutive terms with a maximum of 5 consecutive years served.

    (The fifth year is to allow for Board members who finish the term of a vacated position or take on the 3 year commitment of Vice President, President and Immediate Past President.)

    Additional nominations for the 2018 Board of Directors will be accepted from the membership at large by the use of the petitioning process.  

    Successful petitioners will be added to the slate and voted on by the membership at the Annual Meeting on September 21, 2017. If there are no nominations via petition, the nominees presented by the Nominating Committee shall be accepted by acclamation.

    Anyone seeking a Board position by petition must be a member in good standing and must present a petition signed by not less than 5% of those members who are designated as their company representative. The petition should be submitted to the Wheaton Chamber Staff at the Wheaton Chamber Office, 108 E. Wesley St., by 12:00 noon Friday, September 1, 2017.   

    The Wheaton Chamber of Commerce currently has 475 active member businesses, therefore petitions must be signed by the designated representative of no less than 23 member businesses. Download the petition template to be used HERE.

    Nominating Committee Chair is Debbie Lunger, (630) 682-5402.  
    If you have any questions or concerns or need further direction, please contact Kerry O'Brien, Executive Director, at the Wheaton Chamber office. (630) 668-6464. 

    The current by-laws of the Wheaton Chamber of Commerce are available HERE .