CHAMBER BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Ken Knepper, Chamber Board President
Citizens State Bank

BOARD MEMBERS

Debbie Pierce
Citizens State Bank

Des Martens, Officer
Mirror Inc.

Casie Powell, Secretary
Krueger Insurance

Gary Hill, President-Elect
Berkshire Hathaway

Mark Breese
Kustom Karriers

Greg Hanson
B & B Lumber

Jane Nichols
USD #373

Steve Johnson, Officer
Cornerstone Law


Dan Heinze
Conrade Insurance


Ryan Fitzgibbons
Newton YMCA

Arlan Newell
J.P. Weigand

Kris White, Officer
Kidron Bethel Village

Christa Jahay
Regier Construction

Sal Lujano
INTRUST

Composition: As per Chamber by-laws
Purpose: To direct the affairs of the Chamber through policy decisions, leadership and personal improvement.
Meetings: Monthly, 3rd Wednesday at 7:00 a.m. in Chamber Board Room

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE


Ken Knepper, President
Citizen’s State Bank


Casie Powell, Secretary
Krueger Insurance

Kris White, Officer
Kidron Bethel Village

Gary Hill, President- Elect
Berkshire Hathaway

Steve Johnson, Officer
Cornerstone Law

Des Martens, Officer
Mirror Inc.

Composition: As per Chamber by-laws
Purpose: Shall act on behalf of the Board of Directors when the Board is not in session, provides direction to CEO; works with CEO on internal affairs. Is responsible to the Board.
Meetings: Monthly, 2nd Wednesday at 7:00 a.m. in Board Room

GREATER NEWTON FOUNDATION

President: Board of Directors
Composition: Per GNF by-laws
Purpose: To oversee the activity and make policy decisions for GNF Investment.
Meetings: As needed

PAST PRESIDENT’S MEETING

Staff Liaison: Pam Stevens, Executive Director

Members:
Alex Carbajal
Bev Metcalf
Bill Hake
Charles Koehn, Jr.
Dan Heinze, Jr.
Dick McCall
Evelyn Gregg
Gary Hill
James Suderman
Jean Coleman
Joe Robb
John Robb
John Suderman
Keith Rhoades
Ken Hall
Leroy Koehn
Merrill Raber
Phil Anderson
Ray Penner
Rod Nicholson
Ron Lang
Ted Ice
Tim Richards
Todd Tangeman
Tom Williams
Meetings: 1st Wednesday at 7:30 a.m. in the Chamber Board Room

CHAMBER’S COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT ADMINISTRATION COUNCIL

Chair: Ken Knepper, President

Citizens State Bank

Members:
Randy Riggs, City Manager Newton
Leroy Koehn, City of Newton – Mayor
Mickey Fornaro-Dean, HCEDC
Tim Johnson, City of Newton
Ray Penner, Member at Large
Doug Scheible, Full Vision, INC
Pam Stevens, Executive Director
Meetings: 1st Friday at 7:00 a.m. at Newton Medical Center

PUBLIC/PRIVATE PARTNERS’ COUNCIL

Chair: Ken Knepper, President

Citizens State Bank

Members:
Representatives from Cities of Newton and North Newton
Harvey County
USD #373
Harvey County Economic Development Council
Hutchinson Community College
Bethel College
Newton Young Professionals
State Legislative Representatives
Newton Area Chamber of Commerce
Meetings: Monthly, 2nd Friday at 7:00 a.m. at Charlie’s Restaurant