2016 Chamber Officers
Pat Rowland-1st VP
Erica Bates-2nd VP
Tracy Breckheimer-Past President
2016 Chamber Board of Directors
Lisa Herrick, Kim McKeen, Mike Gerhartz Jerry Thiel, Glen Calnin, Barbara Schwarz, Dr. Claire Martin, Judy Woelfel, Kari Meyers, Stacy Woelfel, Jamie Wieting, Fritzy Brady, Tracy Breckheimer
Welcome to Chilton!
The Chilton Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to the future growth, health and prosperity of the city of Chilton.
The Chilton Chamber of Commerce is organized to unite, advertise and advance the commercial, mercantile and manufacturing interests of the City of Chilton; to improve civic and industrial conditions; to promote just and equitable principles of business and trade among its members; and do all things possible for the promotion of business and civic interest.
The Chilton Chamber of Commerce currently has 165 members. Any person, association or organization can join the chamber.
Mission Statement: The mission of the Chilton Chamber of Commerce is to strengthen the business community and support economic development in Chilton and the surrounding area.
1948: By-Laws written, chamber formed.
1954: In May, the Articles of Incorporation were filed and excepted.
1989: In October the Chamber drafted and adapted the logo currently being used.
2006: Completed a strategic planning process for the chamber organization.
2013 Current Officers:
President: Rob Ash
First Vice President: Kim McKeen
Second Vice President: Tracy Breckheimer
Treasurer: Candy Chaussee
Secretary: Tammy Pethan
Past President: Laura Hoerth
Officers are elected annually; the secretary is appointed by the executive committee.
Board of Directors: Claire Martin, Barb Schwarz, Jerry Mallmann, Mike Gerhartz, Pat Rowland, Ann Gasch, Judy Woelfel, Kari See, Jerry Thiel, Colleen Schnell, Erica Bates, Dave Brantmeier.
Free Listing in City Brochure
New Brochure created every 2 years, Next edition January 2014
Listing of the Chamber web site
Non-member annual link fee $100.00
Non-member annual listing fee $100.00
New chamber members added quarterly
Dues and Membership:
Dues are paid on the calendar year and are due in December of each year for the following year. $100.00 annual cost current for 2013. All members are given a membership plaque. Year stickers handed out at the annual meeting. Ambassadors certificates are awarded as needed to existing businesses. First Dollar certificates are given to all new businesses
The Chamber board consists of Five officers elected annually
First Vice President
Second Vice President
(Vice Presidents generally move up each year)
Thirteen Board Members:
Twelve members, each serving 3 year terms, elected by members by ballot; Thirteenth member is past president serving one year
Ballots for election of Board of Directors are mailed to each chamber member
Several committees are held within the chamber consisting of officers, board members, and general chamber members. All committee members are volunteers
•Scholarship Committee--Paul Hugo & Paul Meier
•Finance Committee-Candy Chaussee’
•Dues & Membership Committee-Candy Chaussee’
•Citizen of The Year Selection Committee--Laura Hoerth
•Ambassador’s Club-Tammy Pethan & Rob Ash
•Holiday Parade of Lights-Terry Friederichs & Paula Mortimer
•Summer Festival-Greg Garton & Jerry Mallmann
•Street Dance—Bob Cullen & Shawn Reilly
•50/50 Raffle—Tammy Pethan & Barb Schwarz
•Website/Brochure Committee-Tammy Pethan
•Chamber Cash-Tammy Pethan & Candy Chaussee’
•Retail/Business Committee-Kim McKeen
•Crafty Apple Fest-Shawn Reilly
•Annual Meeting--Executive Committee
•City Liaison--Shawn Reilly
Health Insurance Available
The Chilton Chamber of Commerce and Network Health offer affordable health insurance to our chamber members. To see if you qualify for Network Health Benefits, please contact one of our local insurance agents for more details. Those agents are:
•CRW Insurance at 898-5731
•Sohrweide Insurance at 849-4541
•The Insurance Shoppe at 849-4534
Network offers affordable, flexible insurance options to help employers for more than 20 years. They understand the need for comprehensive, cost-effective, and quality care. Network Health Plan joined Affinity Healthy system in 1998.
For more information or questions on the Chilton Chamber of Commerce please email us at email@example.com or call (920) 418-1650.