The Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce’s directors nominating committee submitted seven recommendations for the organization’s board.
The candidates recommended for three-year terms starting Jan. 1:
• Mike Carroll of Andy's Frozen Custard;
• Catherine Bass Black of Bass Pro Shops;
• Charity Elmer of CoxHealth;
• Frederick James of 3M Co.;
• Marshall Kinne of Med-Pay Inc.;
• Gary Leonard of Steak 'N Shake; and
• Robin Robeson of Guaranty Bank.
If chosen, Elmer, James and Kinne would be re-elections to the board, chamber spokesman Jeremy Elwood said.
Chamber members also may submit recommendations by Oct. 17. BKD LLP’s John Wanamaker, chairman-elect of the board, is slated to nominate three ex-officio members, as well as three members to serve one-year terms, Elwood said.
Current board members not seeking re-election are Cheryl Briggs, Bill Hammitt, Tom Hilmes, Monte McNew, David Ross, Paul Sundy, Bob Cirtin, Regina Cooper, Kim Hogan Chaffin, Joe Reynolds and Clif Smart.
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