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Wendy Hamilton, CEO of TechSmith will serve as the 2020 board chair of the Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce (LRCC) Board of Directors. Hamilton succeeds Patrick Dean of Dean Transportation, who will remain on the board as past chair. Mike Zamiara of Niowave will serve as chair-elect and is in line to serve as board chair in 2021.

In addition to Hamilton, Dean and Zamiara, 2020 LRCC board officers include Patricia Scott, Foster Swift Collins & Smith (Legal Counsel); Andrew Rose, Rehmann (Treasurer); and Tim Daman, LRCC president and CEO.

The LRCC board includes seven newcomers: Andrew Rose (Rehmann), Lisa Ellen Smith (Inverve Marketing), Todd Surline (Hiring Solutions), Keith Granger (Granger), Roger Graff (Farm Bureau Insurance Co.), Jim Farrell (Dart Container) and Tina Brumley (Auto-Owners Insurance Co.).

Officers (One-year Appointment)

Board Chair: Wendy Hamilton, TechSmith
Past Chair: Patrick Dean, Dean Transportation
Chair-Elect: Mike Zamiara, Niowave
Legal Counsel: Patricia Scott, Foster Swift Collins & Smith
Treasurer: *Andrew Rose, Rehman
President: Tim Daman, Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce

Division Directors

Marketing and Communication: Lisa O’Connor, Publicom
Regional Initiatives: Kirk Ray, McLaren Greater Lansing
Member Services: Michelle Massey, Dewpoint
Government Relations: Matt Resch, Resch Strategies

At-Large Members

*Roger Graff, Farm Bureau Insurance Company
Glenn Granger, Granger Construction
Van Martin, Martin Commercial Properties
*Jim Farrell, Dart Container
Jeff Metts, Dowding Industries
*Keith Granger, Granger
Steve Quinlan, Neogen
Ken Misiewicz, Pleune Service Company
Joe Ruth, Sparrow
Dr. Kathleen Wilbur, Michigan State University
*Tina Brumley, Auto-Owners Insurance Co.
Kevin Zielke, AF Group
David Zyble, Jackson National Life Insurance
David Lewis, AT&T
April Clobes, Michigan State University Federal Credit Union
*Lisa Ellen Smith, Inverve Marketing
*Todd Surline, Hiring Solutions
Darci Marcum, General Motors

Board Partnerships

LEAP, Inc.: Bob Trezise, LEAP, Inc.
Grand River Connection: Katherine Japinga, Michigan State Senate
ATHENA WIN: Jenn Sturdy, PNC Bank
Lansing Black Chamber of Commerce: Dr. Alane Laws-Barker, Sparrow
Greater Lansing Hispanic Chamber: Jose Yanez, Full Circle Financial Planning

*Signifies new member