I am so excited to begin serving as the leader for such a great, community-minded organization.
Having worked in the Johnston community for the past twenty four years, I am passionate about this community and look forward to working with such an energetic group of people.
I’d like to welcome our new Johnston Chamber of Commerce Board Member Steve Wiederin, Remax.
These individuals join a group of business leaders who have helped grow the Chamber to more than 280 members. Our existing board members have done an outstanding job, and I look forward to continuing to serve with them in 2014:
Mac Braun, President Elect, Agricredit Acceptance
Allan Graham, Vice President, WineStyles
Darlys Purdy, Treasurer, Pioneer Hi-Bred
Angela Gallagher, Secretary/ Communications Chair, John Deere Financial
JP Pearson, Past President, Charter Bank
Board of Directors
Aaron Rector, Active Wellness Chiropractic & Rehabilitation
Dr. Bruce Amendt, Johnston Community Schools
Rachel McCann, Middendorf Insurance Associates
Jay Petersma, Johnston Eyecare
Ryan Roberts, Hy-Vee
Stacy Henrichsen, Stoney Creek Inn
Rob Woollums, Woollums CPA, P.C.
I would also like to thank our community liaisons.
Mayor Paula Dierenfeld, City of Johnston
Jim P. Sanders, City, Manager, City of Johnston
Gerd Clabaugh,City ,Council Member, City of Johnston
Tom Cope, Council Member, City of Johnston
Matt Brown, Council Member, City of Johnston
Colonel Ben Corell, Cmdr, 2/34th BCT, State Quartermaster, Camp Dodge
Special thanks to JP Pearson, 2013 Chamber president, for his leadership this past year. The Johnston Chamber would not be what it is today without his commitment and dedication.
I would also like to thank Heather Goodwin, executive director, for all her energy and positive attitude she has put forth on behalf of the Johnston Chamber for the past nine years.
On behalf of the entire Chamber, we look forward to helping continue to make Johnston a great place to live and work in 2014. If there is anything we can do to assist your business, please contact me. I hope to see you all at the first 2014 Chamber Luncheon on Jan. 23 at Hilton Garden Inn at 11:30 a.m.