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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 2013-2014


Tom Penaluna
CBE Companies, Inc.
Vice Chair
Steve Tscherter
Lincoln Savings Bank
David Braton
Courier Communications
Steven J. Dust
Greater Cedar Valley Alliance & Chamber
Past Chair
Kris Hansen
Western Home Communities


Dr. Linda Allen Hawkeye Community College
Sue Armbrecht MidWestOne Bank
Wade Arnold ProfitStars
Stacey Bentley Community Bank & Trust
Steve Brewer US Bank
Mike Butler Stifel, Nicolaus & Co.
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
Pam Delagardelle Unity Point Health, Allen Hospital
Chris Fereday Pedersen, Dowie, Clabby & McCausland Insurance, P.C.
Steen Hansen Bossard North America
Tim Hurley Chair, Cedar Valley TechWorks
Eric Johnson Beecher, Field, Walker, Morris, Hoffman & Johnson, P.C
Reid Koenig CUNA Mutual
Jim Krieg Cedar Falls Utilities
Kathryn Kunert MidAmerican Energy
Jim McKernan KWWL-TV
Jim Mudd Jr. Mudd Advertising
Dr. Gary Norris Waterloo Community School District
Dr. Andy Pattee Cedar Falls Community School District
Bob Petersen Northland Products Co.
Dr. Bill Ruud University of Northern Iowa
Kate Washut Far Reach


Chamber Council 2013-2014

Chair - Stacey Bentley, Community Bank & Trust
Vice Chair -
Treasurer - David Braton - Courier Communications
Past Chair - Jack Dusenbery - Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare-Iowa, Inc.

Chamber Priorities

Talent Development - Jack Dusenbery

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

Competitiveness & Amenities - Corey Clark (Lincoln Savings Bank) & Erik Skovbard (LSB Financial)

Retail & Service Market Promotion - Dave Krejchi (Dalton Plumbing, Heating & Cooling, Inc.)

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Aaron Buzza - Waterloo Convention & Visitors Bureau
Bill Calhoun - University of Northern Iowa
Mayor Buck Clark - City of Waterloo
Ron Gaines - City of Cedar Falls
Patrick Gibbs - College Hill Partnership
Agnes Kress - Cedar Valley Jaycees
Jeff Kurtz - Main Street Waterloo
Carol Lilly - Community Main Street, Inc.
Kim Manning - Cedar Falls Tourism & Visitors Bureau
Dr. Gary Norris - Waterloo Community Schools
Dr. Andy Pattee - Cedar Falls Community Schools
Jay Pfalzgraf - Cedar Valley Young Professionals
Aaron Sauerbrei - Hawkeye Community College


TechWorks Board of Directors 2013-2014

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, 1st National Bank of Cedar Falls
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