Meet Our Board

The Duluth Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors is comprised of a group of local business leaders. Board members serve three-year terms and represent a diversified group of professions from various business sectors.

Within the Board of Directors, an Executive Committee is appointed to act for and on behalf of the Board of Directors when the Board is not in session. This group is accountable to the Board for its actions. The Executive Committee is composed of the Chair of the Board, Past Chair, Chair-Elect, Vice Chairs and the President. The Chair of the Board will serve as Chair of the Executive Committee.

Join us in recognizing these dedicated leaders for their dedication to our Chamber, its members, and Duluth’s business community.

2020-2021 Executive Committee

Karen Stromme
Karen StrommeChair
UMD Athletics
Daniel Fanning
Daniel FanningChair Elect
Lake Superior College
Matt Baumgartner
Matt BaumgartnerPast Chair
Grandma’s Restaurant Company
Steve Glonchak
Steve GlonchakTreasurer
Members Cooperative Credit Union
Dan Markham
Dan MarkhamVice Chair at Large
Kraus Anderson Construction Company
Debbie Welle-Powell
Debbie Welle-PowellVice Chair At Large
Essentia Health
Rick Lubbers
Rick LubbersVice Chair Events
Duluth News Tribune
Dr. Chiamaka Enemuoh
Dr. Chiamaka EnemuohVice Chair Fuse & Leadership Duluth
Lifestone Health Care, Inc.
Aaron Kelly
Aaron KellyVice Chair, Policy
LHB, Inc.
David Ross
David RossPresident & CEO

2020-2021 Board of Directors

Jeff Anderson
Jeff Anderson
Boat Club and Vanilla Bean Restaurants
Renee Appel Mattson
Renee Appel Mattson
Trinity Creek Consulting
Matt Baumgartner
Matt Baumgartner
Grandma’s Restaurant Company
Jon Birkeland
Jon Birkeland
Bell Bank
Michael Boeselager
Michael Boeselager
St. Luke’s
Sara Cole
Sara Cole
Duluth Area Family YMCA
Dr. Chiamaka Enemuoh
Dr. Chiamaka Enemuoh
Lifestone Health Care, Inc.
Daniel Fanning
Daniel Fanning
Lake Superior College
Steve Glonchak
Steve Glonchak
Members Cooperative Credit Union
Kelsey Johnson
Kelsey Johnson
Iron Mining Association of Minnesota
Nicole Johnson
Nicole Johnson
Minnesota Power – An ALLETE Company
Aaron Kelly
Aaron Kelly
LHB, Inc.
Jill Keppers
Jill Keppers
Duluth Housing & Redevelopment Authority
Rick Lubbers
Rick Lubbers
Duluth News Tribune
Dan Markham
Dan Markham
Kraus Anderson Construction Company
Dr. Barbara McDonald
Dr. Barbara McDonald
The College of St. Scholastica
Patra Sevastiades
Patra Sevastiades
Duluth Library Foundation
Karen Stromme
Karen Stromme
UMD Athletics
Debbie Welle-Powell
Debbie Welle-Powell
Essentia Health
Shawn Wellnitz
Shawn Wellnitz
Entrepreneur Fund
Lisa Wilson
Lisa Wilson
Enbridge

The Duluth Area Chamber of Commerce serves as the premier advocate for commerce and industry. Through facilitating interaction among business, government, education, labor, and the greater community, the Chamber actively creates innovative opportunities for business to advance within local and global economies. The Chamber encourages fairness in the political process by serving to help educate our members rather than endorsing or supporting political parties or affiliations.

Duluth Chamber Staff

The Duluth Area Chamber of Commerce employs a team of talented individuals, working hard to bring our member-driven initiatives to fruition. Connect with any one of our staff members to answer your questions and maximize your membership.

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