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.  

Jerry Renk, Board Chair
Jerry Renk, Board Chair

American State Bank

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Shelly Peacock, Vice Chair
Shelly Peacock, Vice Chair

TCI Answering Service

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Rob Bauer - 2nd Vice Chair
Rob Bauer - 2nd Vice Chair

Bauer, Pike, Bauer, Wary,& Carroll

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Pete Wesner, Past Chair
Pete Wesner, Past Chair

CUNA Mutual

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Michael Miller, Treasurer
Michael Miller, Treasurer

Ron Miller Public Accounting

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Jim Blackwell
Jim Blackwell

Clara Barton Medical Center

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Sue Cooper
Sue Cooper

Barton County Administration

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Scott Dewerff
Scott Dewerff

KanEquip

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Wally Eldridge
Wally Eldridge

Eldridge Fencing

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Chuck Fellhoelter
Chuck Fellhoelter

Peoples Bank & Trust

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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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Mike Johnson
Mike Johnson

M and M Equipment Company

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Matt Kurtz
Matt Kurtz

Identifications

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Jessica Milsap
Jessica Milsap

MPIRE Realty Group

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Leslie Mingenback
Leslie Mingenback

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

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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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Chris Wagner
Chris Wagner

Great Bend Co-op

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2022 Executive Committee:

  • Chair - Jerry Renk, Golden Belt Community Theater

  • Vice Chair - Shelly Peacock, TCI Answering Service

  • Past Chair - Pete Wesner, CUNA Mutual Retirement Solutions

  • Treasurer - Michael Miller, Ron L. Miller Public Accounting

 

Board of Directors

  • Jim Blackwell - Clara Barton Medical Center

  • Sue Cooper - Barton County / Central Kansas Partnership

  • Scott Dewerff - KanEquip

  • Wally Eldridge - Eldridge Fencing

  • Chuck Fellhoelter - Peoples Bank and Trust

  • Randy Goering - Eagle Radio

  • Ana Hayson - Rana Luna Boutique

  • Mike Johnson - M and M Equipment Company

  • Matt Kurtz - Identifications

  • Jessica Milsap - MPIRE Realty Group

  • Leslie Mingenback - Miss Pretty Pickles / MyTown

  • Regan Reif - The University of Kansas Health Systems

  • Douglas Reiser - Central Kansas Surveying & Mapping Inc.

  • Todd VanSkike - Golden Belt Bicycle Company

  • Chris Wagner - Great Bend Co-op

 

Ex-Officio Members:

  • Tory Marie Arnberger-Blew, Kansas State Legislature

  • Lindsey Krom-Craven, Great Bend City Council

  • Christina Hayes, Great Bend CVB

  • Megan Hammeke, Ambassador Club/ Great Bend Recreation Commission

  • Sara Hayden, Great Bend Economic Development, Inc.

  • Shawn Hutchinson, Barton County Commission

  • Dr. Carl Heilman, Barton Community College

  • Julie Mazouch, BCYP/ Peoples Bank and Trust

  • Khris Thexton, USD 428

BOARD OF DIRECTORS