The Great Bend Chamber of Commerce is operated under the direction of a diverse board of directors, representing a wide range of industries and backgrounds.  

Pete Wesner, Board Chair
Pete Wesner, Board Chair

CUNA Mutual

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Jerry Renk, 1st Vice Chair
Jerry Renk, 1st Vice Chair

American State Bank

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Shelly Peacock, 2nd Vice Chair
Shelly Peacock, 2nd Vice Chair

TCI Answering Service

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AJ Chrest, Past Chair
AJ Chrest, Past Chair

Aflac

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Michael Miller, Treasurer
Michael Miller, Treasurer

Ron Miller Public Accounting

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Glenna Achatz
Glenna Achatz

Coldwell Banker

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Rich Baskerville
Rich Baskerville

First Kansas Bank

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Rob Bauer
Rob Bauer

Bauer Pike Bauer Wary & Carroll

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Sue Cooper
Sue Cooper

Barton County Administration

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Scott Dewerff
Scott Dewerff

KanEquip

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Logan Garrett
Logan Garrett

G-B Tire, Inc.

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Randy Goering
Randy Goering

Eagle Radio / DBA KHOK FM - KVGB AM/FM

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Ana Hayson
Ana Hayson

Rana Luna Boutiques, Inc.

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Jay Luerman
Jay Luerman

First Kansas Bank

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Leslie Mingenback
Leslie Mingenback

Heart of Kansas Mercantile / Miss Pretty Pickles dba MyTown, LP

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Jesse Mock
Jesse Mock

University of Kansas Health Systems

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Teresa Powelson
Teresa Powelson

Golden Belt Community Foundation

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Regan Reif
Regan Reif

Wheatland Electric Cooperative, Inc.

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Douglas Reiser
Douglas Reiser

Central Kansas Surveying & Mapping

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Todd Vanskike
Todd Vanskike

Golden Belt Bicycle Compnay

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2021 Executive Committee:

  • Chair - Pete Wesner, CUNA Mutual Retirement Solutions

  • Vice Chair - Jerry Renk, American State Bank & Trust

  • Past Chair - AJ Chrest, Aflac

  • Treasurer - Austin Coyan, Adams Brown

 

Board of Directors

  • Glenna Achatz, Coldwell Banker Sell Real Estate

  • Rich Baskerville - First Kansas Bank - Great Bend

  • Robert E. Bauer - Bauer, Pike, Bauer, Wary & Carroll LLC

  • Sue Cooper - Barton County Administration

  • Scott Dewerff - KanEquip

  • Logan Garrett - G-B Tires, Inc.

  • Randy Goering - Eagle Radio / DBA KHOK FM - KVGB AM/FM

  • Ana Hayson - Rana Luna Boutiques, Inc.

  • Jay Luerman - First Kansas Bank - Great Bend

  • Leslie Mingenback - Heart of Kansas Mercantile / Miss Pretty Pickles dba MyTown, LP

  • Jesse Mock - The University of Kansas Health System - Great Bend Campus

  • Regan Ochs Reif - Wheatland Electric Cooperative, Inc.

  • Shelly Peacock - TCI Answering Service

  • Teresa Powelson - Golden Belt Community Foundation

  • Douglas Reiser - Central Kansas Surveying & Mapping, Inc.

  • Todd VanSkike - Golden Belt Bicycle Company

 

Ex-Officio Members:

  • Sara Hayden - Great Bend Economic Dev.

  • Lindsey Krom Craven - City of Great Bend

  • Dr. Carl Heilman - BartonCommunity College

  • Khris Thexton - Superintendent of USD 428

  • Shawn Hutchinson - Barton County Commission

  • Tory Arnberger - Designated Legislator

  • Christina Hayes - Great Bend CVB

BOARD OF DIRECTORS