Chamber Committees

Ambassadors Committee:

Chair:  Dianne Stewart, Lowe’s Home Improvement

Staff Liaison:

Purpose:  To actively volunteer, plan and coordinate select Chamber events and promote them within The Chamber organization and in the community.

Meeting Frequency:  Third Tuesday at 12:00pm (bimonthly)


Leadership Manitowoc County Committee:

Chair:  Rick Inman, NextEra Point Beach Nuclear Plant

Staff Liaison:

Purpose:  To plan, coordinate and facilitate the Leadership Manitowoc County program; promote the program; recruit new leaders to participate in the program; set forth the guidelines that the program should follow into the future; and actively participate as a Leader in the program and in the community.

Meeting Frequency:  First Tuesday at 7:30am or 4:30pm (rotates every month)


Legislative Committee:

Chair:  Rick Carey, The Metal Ware Corporation

Staff Liaison:  Abbey Quistorf

Purpose:  Assist The Chamber in facilitating discussion between Chamber members and area elected officials while helping to promote and enhance the Manitowoc County business community.

Meeting Frequency:  First Friday at 7:00am


Manitowoc County Partners in Education Committee:

Chair:  Sara Greenwood, School District of Mishicot

Staff Liaison:

Purpose:  Collaborate with business and community partners to support workforce development. Collaborate with community partners on issues specific to Manitowoc County.

Meeting Frequency:  Fourth Monday at 3:30pm


Marketing Advisory Committee:

Chair:  Barb Fricke, Felician Village

Staff Liaison:

Purpose:  Plan and coordinate quarterly Lunch & Learns on trending marketing topics.

Meeting Frequency:  Fourth Thursday at 12:00pm (bimonthly)


Membership Growth Committee:

Chair:  Jeremiah Novak, Novak’s Service Center

Staff Liaison:  Abbey Quistorf

Purpose:  To have a satisfied group of members. The committee will assist in developing and initiating programs that promote member businesses and bring value to our members through benefits.

Meeting Frequency: Second Wednesday at 7:30am


Safety, Health & Wellness Council:

Chair:  Brenda Haese, Tramontina

Staff Liaison:

Purpose:  Provide the community with education and resources to promote wellness practices that enhance health and safety in the workplace. Events include monthly speaker programs/forums, as well an annual programs such as the Safety Symposium and National Employee Health & Fitness Day.

Meeting Frequency:  First Thursday at 7:30am


Young Professionals of Manitowoc County Committee:

Chair:  Stefanie Lighthall, Schenck SC

Staff Liaison:  Abbey Quistorf

Purpose:  Attract, develop and retain young professionals in Manitowoc County.

Meeting Frequency:  Second Wednesday at 5:15pm.