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 40,000 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
FY 2018

Bob Smith, Jr., Lockard Companies
Vice Chair
Eric Johnson, Beecher, Field, Walker, Morris, Hoffman & Johnson, P.C.

Jim McKernan, KWWL

Past Chair
Sue Amerbrecht, MidWestOne Bank

President, CEO & Secretary
Steve Dust
Sandi Sommerfelt

Assistant Secretary
Sandi Sommerfelt

Dr. Linda AllenHawkeye Community College
Stacey BentleyCommunity Bank & Trust
Monte BergVeridian Credit Union
Roy BiondiCourier Communications
Dave BowlingHy-Vee
Steve BrewerUS Bank
James BronnerCity of Waverly
Mayor Jim BrownCity of Cedar Falls
Mike ButlerWaterloo Main Street
Mark CollettBloom Manufacturing
Dr. Darrel ColsonWartburg College
Brent DahlstromDK Management
Jim DenholmCUNA Mutual Group
Dave DeVaultJohn Deere, Waterloo Works
Jack DusenberyWheaton Franciscan Healthcare
Bryan EarnestAmperage
Chris FeredayPedersen, Dowie, Clabby & McCausland Insurance, P.C.
Tim GodfreyWitham Auto Centers
Matt HalburRydell Chevrolet
Mayor Quentin HartCity of Waterloo
Tim HurleyChair, TechWorks Campus
Brent JohnsonBike Tech
Phil JonesRada Manufacturing
Reid KoenigRetired, CUNA Mutual Group
Jim KriegCedar Falls Utilities
Kathryn KunertMidAmerican Energy
Dr. Jane LindamanWaterloo Community School District
Dave MorganSingle Speed
Tom NagleNagle Signs, Inc. and Eagle Sign Co.
Dr. Mark NookUniversity of Northern Iowa
Dharmendra PatelDays Inn & Suites
Dr. Andy PatteeCedar Falls Community School District
Bob PetersenNorthland Products Co.
Ryan SheridanDenver Savings Bank
Erik SkovgardLincoln Savings Bank
Andy Van FleetVisual Logic, iD8
Jed Vander ZandenSidecar Coffee Roasters
















































Chamber Council FY 2018


ChairPete Meehan, Financial Decisions Group
Vice ChairDeonna Fritz, Expense Reduction Analyst
Past ChairTim Godfrey, Witham Auto Center
David BeatyHeartland Financial Services
Tammy BedardAdvanced Systems
Megan BoomershineAerotek
Blake ColwellColwell Ford
Nick ElliottDISTek Integration, Inc.
Kirsten JegsenHilton Garden Inn
Phil KenealyACES











TechWorks Board of Directors 2017-2018

ChairTim Hurley, Retired – Deere Co & City of Waterloo
TreasurerBarb Anderson, Courier Communications
Noel AndersonCity of Waterloo
Jeff HassmanCedar Valley Partners
Mark KitrellEagle View Partners
Ed McCannJohn Deere Waterloo Works
Bob PetersenNorthland Products
Randy PilkingtonUniversity of Northern Iowa
Don TemeyerRetired and City of Waterloo