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Our Board & Councils

The Greater Cedar Valley Alliance & Chamber operates under the direction of business & civic leaders from throughout the Cedar Valley and talented, full-time team members. Every day we are working alongside Investor Businesses, representing over 50,000 employees, and Partner Institutions to improve the economic environment and quality of life in the Cedar Valley.

View our Boards and Councils below, including the Greater Cedar Valley Alliance & Chamber Board of Directors, and Greater Cedar Valley Alliance & Chamber Council and the TechWorks Board of Directors.

Greater Cedar Valley Alliance & Chamber
Board of Directors 2015-2016


Dave Braton
Courier Communications
Vice Chair
Sue Armbrecht
MidWestOne Bank
Bob Smith, Jr.
Lockard Companies
President, CEO & Secretary
Steven J. Dust
Greater Cedar Valley Alliance & Chamber
Past Chair
Steve Tscherter
Lincoln Savings Bank


Dr. Linda Allen Hawkeye Community College
Wade Arnold ProfitStars
Stacey Bentley Community Bank & Trust
Steve Brewer US Bank
Mike Butler Stifel
Lynn Carter Bossard North America
Mayor Buck Clark City of Waterloo
Mark Collett Bloom Manufacturing
Dr. Darrel Colson Wartburg College
Mayor Jon Crews City of Cedar Falls
Rich Czarnecki John Deere
Brent Dahlstrom DK Management
Pam Delagardelle Unity Point Health, Allen Hospital
Chris Fereday Pedersen, Dowie, Clabby & McCausland Insurance, P.C.
Tim Hurley Chair, Cedar Valley TechWorks
Mayor Chuck Infelt City of Waverly
Eric Johnson Beecher, Field, Walker, Morris, Hoffman & Johnson, P.C
Reid Koenig  
Jim Krieg Cedar Falls Utilities
Kathryn Kunert MidAmerican Energy
Dr. Jane Lindaman Waterloo Community School District
Jim McKernan KWWL-TV
Jim Mudd Jr. Mudd Advertising
Tom Nagle Nagle Signs, Inc. and Eagle Sign Co.
Dr. Andy Pattee Cedar Falls Community School District
Bob Petersen Northland Products Co.
Dr. Bill Ruud University of Northern Iowa
Bob Smith Jr. Lockard Companies
Jed Vander Zanden Sidecar Coffee Roasters
Kate Washut Far Reach


Chamber Council 2014-2015

Chair - Stacey Bentley, Community Bank & Trust
Vice Chair - Erik Skovgard, LSB Financial
Treasurer - Sue Armbrecht, MidWestOne Bank
Past Chair - Jack Dusenbery - Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare-Iowa, Inc.

Chamber Priorities

Talent Development - Jack Dusenbery & Matt Waller (VGM Technologies)

Networking - Kim Fettkether (Veridian Credit Union) & Stacey Bentley

Competitiveness & Amenities - Corey Clark (Point Builders), Erik Skovgard & Pete Meehan (Financial Decisions Group)

Retail & Service Market Promotion - Dave Krejchi (Dalton Plumbing, Heating & Cooling, Inc.), Sailu Timbo (Hy-Vee Food Store) & Tim Godfrey (Witham Auto Center)

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TechWorks Board of Directors 2014-2015

Chair – Tim Hurley, Retired - Deere & Co., and City of Waterloo
Treasurer – Barb Anderson, Courier Communications
Past Chair – Mark Kittrell, Eagle View Partners
Noel Anderson, City of Waterloo
Dave Deaver, Retired - DWDEAVER, LLC
Jeff Hassman, Cedar Valley Partners
Ed McCann, John Deere Waterloo Works
Bob Petersen, Northland Products
Randy Pilkington, University of Northern Iowa
Don Temeyer, Retired - HR Green Inc., and City of Waterloo
Mayor Buck Clark, City of Waterloo (non-voting)

About the Alliance & Chamber