Edmond Chamber Selects New Chairman for 2015

Posted by Rachel on 01/06/2015

The Edmond Area Chamber of Commerce has selected Ron Decker, Innovative Healthcare Systems, as its 2015 Chairman. The 2016 Chair-Elect will be Angie Johnson, UMB Bank.  

Decker said, “As the 2015 Chairman of the Edmond Area Chamber of Commerce, I am honored to serve and lead our membership. Our goal is growth, not just in numbers, but in the business climate and culture that we will lead in 2015. I look forward to growing with you, the membership and our great city during this challenging but exciting year.”

New additions to the Chamber’s Board of Directors are: Brian Blundell, BancFirst; Gail Carr, Genesis Design; Vance Gregory, Edmond Wine Shop; Phil Kerbo, Midcon Data Services; Jeff Parduhn, Pelco Products; and Scott Thompson, Lester, Loving & Davies, PC. These new members began their terms on January 1, 2015 and will be formally introduced at the Chamber’s Annual Banquet on Friday, January 23, 2015.

Returning Edmond Chamber Board of Directors include: Dr. Linda Banks, University of Central Oklahoma; Karin Dallas, ProTecht LLC; Dr. John deSteiguer, Oklahoma Christian University; Glenn Fisher, Edmond Electric; Tom Friedemann, Francis Tuttle Technology Center; Pam Gonzaque, Allegiance Credit Union; Angie Johnson, Prosperity Bank; Darin Kent, Regent Bank; Randy Matthews, Matthews Funeral Home; Jan Moran, AT&T; Jennifer O’Connor, Sam’s Club; Aaron Steffens, Mercy Health Center;  Brett Towne, Edmond Public Schools; Avilla Williams, Integris Health Center and Lisa Wilson, OU Medical Center Edmond.  

The Board of Directors is responsible for guiding the organization and coordinating activities with the Chamber’s professional staff. They also set policy for the Chamber.

The Edmond Area Chamber of Commerce is the voice for business. We are a hundred year-old, 1,000 member organization working together to create a strong local economy and to promote the community. The Edmond Chamber provides networking opportunities and business contacts for our members and represents business interests to government.  For more information on the Edmond Area Chamber of Commerce, please visit our website at www.edmondchamber.com, or contact Rachel Martin, Vice President – Communications & Marketing, at 405-341-2808 or email at [email protected].