Waterloo Chamber Thanks Retiring & Welcomes New Board Members

The Waterloo Chamber of Commerce held our Annual Business Meeting on Thursday, January 16, marking the beginning of our 85th Year!

Three board members retired from the board:

Gary Hemmer has decided to retire from the board after 12 years of service. Annette Washausen retired from the board after also retiring from her job at Associated Bank. Mark Altadonna retired from the Chamber board after 20 years of service, after also retiring from his job at State Bank of Waterloo. We thank them for their service to the Chamber!

Gary Hemmer, Annette Washausen, and Mark Altadonna

Gary Hemmer, Annette Washausen, and Mark Altadonna

Three new board members were elected to take their place:

Gordon Gregson – Director (State Bank of Waterloo)

Leigh McNicholas – Director (First National Bank of Waterloo)

Ryan Osterhage – Director (Midland States Bank)

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Pictured: 2013-2014 Waterloo Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors

Front Row: Amy Hank, President; Debbie Karwoski, Director; Leigh McNicholas, Director

Second Row: Mark Vogt, Treasurer; Ryan Osterhage, Director; Jenny Bullock, Executive Director

Back Row: Carol Vogt, 2nd Vice President; George Obernagel, 1st Vice President; Gordon Gregson, Director; Mike Schneider, Secretary