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Board of Directors

Meets on the 4th Tuesday of each month

7:30 - 9:00 a.m.

The Board of Directors is responsible for ensuring that the Menomonie Area Chamber & Visitor Center is mission driven, financially responsible, and compliant with laws governing their non-profit status.  Board of Director members are chosen because of their active participation in the Menomonie Area Chamber & Visitor Center, their business experience, involvement in the Menomonie area communities, and/or their commitment to ensure economic competitiveness. If you want to learn more, review the 2024 Board Member Application Overview.

Apply to serve on the Menomonie Area Chamber & Visitor Center's Board of Directors. 

Paper applications may be requested at the Chamber office.

*A submitted application meeting all of the eligibility and qualification criteria does not guarantee board appointment*

Application Timeline

August 28 - September 30: Applications Accepted

October 1 - 15: Applications Reviewed by Nominating Committee

Nominating Committee Contacts Applicants

October 23: Board Review & Selection of Applicants

November: Applicants Notified of Selection Decision

December: Board Orientation Meeting

January 2024: Board Term Begins

November: Applicants Notified of Selection Decision


Executive Team:

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Jolene Fisher

2023 Board Chair

Dunn Energy Cooperative

Director of Member and Employee Engagement

Dianna Fiergola

Dianna Fiergola

2023 Board Vice-Chair / Secretary

Mainstream Boutique

Owner / Operator

James Hanke

James Hanke

2023 Board Treasurer

Market & Johnson

Business Development

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Ryan Martin

2023 Board Past-Chair

ConAgra Brands

Manager of Environmental Health, Safety & Security

Katherine Frank

Executive Member at Large

University of Wisconsin-Stout


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Travis Ida

Executive Member at Large

Trust Point, Inc.

Regional Account Executive

Board Members:

Jennifer Drayton

Jennifer Drayton

Mayo Clinic Health System

Nurse Administrator

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Sara Fahl

WESTconsin Credit Union

Vice President - Member Engagement

Stanley Lichucki

Stanley Lichucki

Andersen Corporation

Plant Manager

Jim Magiure

Jim Maguire

Wilson Creek Inn

Owner / Operator

Maggie McLoone

Weld Riley, S.C.



Grady Richartz

University of Wisconsin - Stout

Director - Student Life & Services

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Carmen Trimble

3M Company

LSS Black Belt

Board of Directors Eligibility & Qualifications

Board Member Commitments

How Do I Apply to Serve as a Board of Director?

  • Must be employed by (or own) a current Chamber investor business
  • Willing to take a leadership role in developing the resources of the Chamber through both time and financial support of Chamber programs and initiatives
  • Ability to work constructively with Chamber staff, committees and other Board members
  • Experienced background in providing sound judgement in decision making
  • Courage and willingness to help formulate Chamber opinion on community issues, even though they may be controversial
  • Mutual respect of peers while displaying leadership and innovation
  • A service record in the community or within the Chamber through participation in events, programs, committees or other initiatives
  • Follow the objectives and policies of the Chamber and the Board of Directors
  • Assume responsibility for making Board-level decisions for the organization
  • Recognize that authority is limited to one vote per individual and agree to support the decisions made by the collective Board
  • Attend regular board meetings according to the bylaws and make every effort to attend emergency meetings of the Board and committees
  • Volunteer for at least one Chamber committee
  • Build a collegial working relationship with other Board and committee members that contributes to a consensus
  • Actively participate in membership recruitment for the organization
  • Encourage the business you are associated with to actively participate in Chamber activities
  • Board members are appointed to a 1 or 3-year renewable term

Applications may be submitted via USPS mail, email or in person at the Chamber office. Once the application
period has closed, applications will be reviewed for completion and short meetings will be conducted with all
applicants by a member of the nominating committee and the Chamber's CEO. After applicant meetings
have concluded, the nominating committee will discuss applications and provide a selection recommendation
to the Board of Directors for consideration. If no additional information is needed, the Board of Directors will
make applicant selection decisions at the October Board meeting. Applicants will then be notified of
appointment or regret and invited to participate in a Board orientation prior to their term start.

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