Chamber of Commerce Ambassador Committee

The I-94 West Chamber of Commerce has more than a dozen ambassadors who welcome new members to the chamber and spread the word about the chamber in the 10 communities we serve. Ambassadors are chamber members and community business people. If you’re interested in serving as an ambassador, contact ambassador chair Bill McMullen.

Meet Your 2018 Ambassadors

Rosalie Bell, Origin Smart Marketing

Dusty Bredlow, First National Bank of Elk River

Barb Carlson, Rapid Refills

Mark Fabian, FastSigns

Bryan Gobel, Villa Bar & Grill

Lynnsey Jepsen, HealthSource of Rogers

Tracy Johnson, Johnson Exteriors

Sue Juenemann, First National Bank

Patty Lenz, Midwest One Bank

William McLeod, Cloud Media

Bill McMullen, Money Mailer (chair)

Peter Mullin, Mullin Wealth Management

Kimbra Ness, Keller Williams

Terri Thatcher, American Family Insurance

Dahee Ulstad, Holiday Inn Elk River

Brittany Vanoverbeke, HealthSource of Rogers

Sheila Zachman, Commercial Realty Solutions

ELEVATE FOR SUCCESS Committee

ELEVATE FOR SUCCESS is the educational arm of the I-94 West Chamber of Commerce. The group provides opportunities to create and strengthen connections with speakers and topics geared toward personal and professional leadership development that will add value to your day-to-day interactions and your overall business. The ELEVATE FOR SUCCESS committee promotes and identifies and books speakers for the group’s monthly meetings. To serve on the ELEVATE FOR SUCCESS committee, contact chair Becky Gudmundson.

Meet Your 2018 ELEVATE FOR SUCCESS Committee

Rosalie Bell, Origin Smart Marketing

Kelly Eull, Henningson & Snoxell, Ltd.

Becky Gudmundson, Primerica (chair)

Amanda Lanser, Origin Smart Marketing (co-chair)

Luke McClain, The Nest Maternity Home

KimAileen White, Whitestone Personal & Professional Marketing

State of the Cities Luncheon Committee

Help plan the State of the Cities Luncheon! The State of the Cities Luncheon is one of the most well-attended events on the I-94 West Chamber of Commerce’s event calendar. City officials from our 10 communities offer a look at the year in review and a look ahead for their city. Average attendance goal for the State of the Cities Luncheon is 200.

Meet Your 2018 State of the Cities Luncheon Committee

Lisa Albers, Rush Creek Golf Club

David Carlson, Tegrete

Excellence Awards Committee

Help plan the Excellence Awards! The Business & Community Excellence Awards honors members and non-chamber members within the I-94 West  Chamber of Commerce’s 10 communities. Members nominate recipients for each award. Average attendance goal for the Business & Community Excellence Awards is 150.

Meet Your 2018 Excellence Awards Committee

Business Institute Expo Committee

Help plan the Business Institute Expo! The semi-annual Business Institute Expo is the I-94 West Chamber of Commerce’s premier educational event. The event is open to the public and draws keynote speakers of state and national renown. Average attendance goal for the Business Institute Expo is 200+.

Meet Your 2018 Business Institute Expo Committee

Sarah Becker, Clear Simple Business

Rosalie Bell, Origin Smart Marketing (co-chair)

Becky Gudmundson, Primerica (co-chair)

KimAileen White, Whitestone Personal & Professional Marketing

Sheila Zachman, Commercial Realty Solutions

First Responders Luncheon Committee

Help plan the First Responders Luncheon! The First Responders Luncheon honors law enforcement and first responders in the I-94 West Chamber of  Commerce’s 10 communities. The event includes a fundraiser for LEMA/MOFFA. Average attendance goal for the First Responders Luncheon is 250.

Meet Your 2018 First Responders Luncheon Committee

David Carlson, Tegrete (chair)

Steve Geertsen, Clam Outdoors

David Hanson, Clam Outdoors

David Henningson, Henningson & Snoxell, Ltd.

Golf Tournament Committee

Help plan the Annual Golf Tournament! The Annual Golf Tournament is one of the I-94 West Chamber of Commerce’s premier social events and offers unique sponsorship opportunities. Many chamber members compete as twosomes or foursomes. Average attendance goal for the Annual Golf Tournament is 150.

Meet Your 2018 Golf Tournament Committee

Greg Anzelc, Prime Advertising & Design

Sarah Becker, Clear Simple Business

David Carlson, Tegrete

Craig Dokken, Henningson & Snoxell, Ltd.

Dave Hanson, Clam Outdoors

Michele Houde, CenterPoint Energy

Kelly Sam, Mille Lacs Corporate Ventures

Nick Shultz, Community Development Bank

Annual Dinner & Silent Auction Committee

Help plan the Annual Dinner & Silent Auction! The Annual Dinner & Silent Auction is the I-94 West Chamber of Commerce’s annual fundraiser and one of the chamber’s most popular events. The event includes a silent auction fundraiser and entertainment. Average attendance goal for the Annual Dinner & Silent Auction is 175.

Meet Your 2018 Annual Dinner & Silent Auction Committee

Join the Annual Dinner & Silent Auction Committee! Email info@i94westchamber.org today.

Scholarship Committee

Put education first in your community! The I-94 West Chamber of Commerce is proud to offer a limited number of scholarships to area high school seniors graduating in 2018. The scholarship committee identifies potential recipients and awards the chamber’s scholarship.

Meet Your 2018 Scholarship Committee

David Carlson, Tegrete

Grady Kinghorn, Kinghorn Construction

Amy Valek, J & B Group (chair)

Sheila Zachman, Commercial Realty Solutions

Get Involved

The I-94 West Chamber forms committees throughout the year to support and manage its various events and programming. Contact the chamber president today to get involved.