• Staff & Board of Directors

  • Chamber Staff

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  • Boyd Palmer
    Executive Director

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  • Megan Skelly
    Assistant Executive Director

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  • Kristal Nodland
    Office Coordinator

  • 2019 Ottawa Area Chamber Board Members

  • Officers

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  • Angie Stevenson
    Stevenson Transfer

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  • Jeff Heimsoth  
    Vice Chair
    Quest Watersports

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  • Pat Smelko
    US Silica

  • Members-At-Large

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  • Mayor Dan Aussem

    City of Ottawa

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  • Tracy Beattie

    Starved Rock Regional Center

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  • Jenny Cottingham

    Ottawa Dental Lab

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  • Robert Hasty

    Farmers Insurance

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  • Scott Struchen

    Tangled Root Beverage Co.

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  • Ken Beutke

    OSF HealthCare

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  • Katherine Corcoran

    Personal and Professional Women's Development Network

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  • Jim Lockhart

    Illinois Valley Labor Management

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  • Ed Terry


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  • Kevin Bressendorf

    Computer Spa

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  • DeWayne Cronkright

    Jeremiah Joe Coffee

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  • Brooke Rick

    Marquette Academy

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  • Bill Vogel

    First National Bank

  • EX-Officio

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  • Judie McConville
    Coldwell Banker Honig-Bell

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  • Tom Justice, Attorney
    The Justice Law Firm

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  • Chanel Renkosik
    Ambassador President 

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  • Curt Bedei
    Ottawa Visitors Center 

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  • Mary Olson
    Ottawa Downtown Merchants 

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  • Ellie Rossiter

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  • Edmund B. Thornton

  • We Listen.

    The Chamber works very closely with its members and local government officials to determine the needs of the business community and the city as a whole. The Chamber works to assess and serve those needs through effective communication of available resources and programs.

    Members of the Ottawa Area Chamber of Commerce are vital participants in shaping the future of Ottawa. Through the Chamber's many business and community events and programs, the organization encourages member involvement. Together, the membership is the collective voice of the business community, progressing into the future with goals of economic vitality, prosperity and an enhanced quality of life.

    If you have an idea, please contact the Chamber today.