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.
Leanne Tampier, The Sign Authority
Debbie Lunger, The People's Resource Center
Immediate Past President
Brett Mathieson, Mathieson, Moyski, Austin & Co.
Matt Lupo, Mathieson, Moyski, Austin & Co.
Jeff Reiter, Cantigny Park & Golf
Scott Pointner, Rathje & Woodward
Linda Bonen, Town Square Wheaton
Mike Kessler, Orangetheory Fitness, Wheaton
Charlie McKenna, McKenna Capital
Cheryl Henrikson, Budget Blinds of Wheaton & Lombard
Dale Showalter, Showalter Roofing Service, Inc.
Mike Soehlke, Wheaton Bank & Trust
Kelli Stuart, Wheaton Center Apartments
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)
Debbie Lunger, People's Resource Center (1st Year of 2nd Term)
Kelli Stuart, Wheaton Center Apartments (2nd Year of 1st Term)
Matt Lupo, Mathieson, Moyski, Austin & Co., LLP (2nd year of 2nd term)
Jeff Reiter, Cantigny Park (2nd Year of 1st Term)
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 .