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             2020 Board of Directors


          Board Chair          Legal Counsel
          Wendy Hamilton / TechSmith  Patricia Scott / Foster, Swift, Collins
          Past Chair           & Smith, P.C.
          Patrick Dean / Dean Transportation  Treasurer
          Chair Elect          Andy Rose / Rehmann
          Mike Zamiara / Niowave  President
                               Tim Daman / Lansing Regional

                               Chamber of Commerce
          Division Directors

          Marketing and        Member Services
          Communications       Michelle Massey / Dewpoint
          Lisa O’Connor / Publicom  Regional Initiatives
          Government Relations   Kirk Ray / McLaren Greater Lansing  The Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce (LRCC) is a trusted convener of professionals, influencers
          Matt Resch / Resch Strategies
                                                        and leaders in the Lansing region. The COVID-19 pandemic has led the LRCC to think of new, innovative
          At-Large                                      ways to stay connected to its members during a time of mandated social distancing.

          Tina Brumley / Auto-Owners   Jeff Metts / Dowding Industries  The LRCC has hosted numerous webinars that have provided valuable content and information related to
          Insurance            Ken Misiewicz / Pleune Service
          April Clobes / MSU Federal Credit   Company   the COVID-19 crisis, as well as virtual weekly roundtables for business, community and government leaders
          Union                Steve Quinlan / Neogen   to connect and share what is going on in their community.
          Jim Farrell / Dart Container  Joe Ruth / Sparrow
          Roger Graff / Farm Bureau   Lisa Ellen Smith / Inverve   The LRCC is currently exploring additional virtual opportunities for larger events, such as Member Mixers,
          Insurance Co.        Marketing               Chamber University and Economic Club luncheons. The LRCC encourages members to check their email,
          Glenn Granger / Granger   Todd Surline / Hiring Solutions  follow LRCC social media channels and visit the LRCC website for the most updated information on
                               Dr. Kathleen Wilbur / Michigan   additional educational offerings and networking opportunities as we move forward.
          Keith Granger / Granger Waste   State University
                               Kevin Zielke / AF Group
          David Lewis / AT&T Michigan
                               David Zyble / Jackson National Life
          Darci Marcum / General Motors  Insurance        JULY MEMBER MIXER                       together for healthy disagreement, personal
          Van Martin / Martin Commercial                                                          interactions and constructive conversations.
          Properties                                      Date: Tuesday, July 14 from 4 to 5:30 p.m.  In this hour-long workshop, participants will
          Board Partnerships                              Description: The LRCC is excited to take the   engage in enlightening discussion, learn to listen
                                                          value of connecting and relationship-building
                                                                                                  to others, and learn why the listening is important.
                                                          online with the virtual Member Mixer Series.
          LEAP, Inc.           Lansing Black Chamber                                              Registration is available on the LRCC website.
          Bob Trezise / LEAP, Inc.  of Commerce          Join us with a beverage and re-engage with your
          Grand River Connection   Dr. Alane Laws-Barker / Sparrow  fellow Chamber members.  We will break into   LANSING ECONOMIC CLUB
          Katherine Japinga / Michigan State   Greater Lansing Hispanic   smaller, more intimate groups throughout the   Date: Monday, Aug. 10 from 11 a.m. to noon
          Senate               Chamber                    program to ensure that you can build valuable   Speaker:  Bill Beekman, athletic director,
          ATHENA WIN           Jose Yanez / Full Circle Financial
          Jenn Sturdy / PNC Bank  Planning                relationships. Registration is available on the   Michigan State University
                                                         LRCC website.                            Description:  Bill Beekman will discuss the
          FOCUS                                                                                   current state of Michigan State University
                                                         10 OVER THE NEXT TEN AWARDS NOMINATION
          Editor               Printing                   LAUNCH PARTY                            athletics and how they plan to operate in a
          Ashley Sandborn      BRD Printing, Inc.                                                 COVID-19 world. Registration is available on
          Feature Writer       Mailing                    Date: Thursday, July 16 from 10 to 11a.m.  the LRCC website.
          Ross Woodstock       BRD Printing, Inc.         Description:  A joint venture with Grand
          Design                                         River Connection, the 10 Over the Next Ten   VIRTUAL BUSINESS ROUNDTABLES
          Tandem Studios                                 Awards celebrates Greater Lansing’s top young   Virtual  roundtables allow  community  and
          Cover Photo Illustration                        professionals who are anticipated to contribute   government leaders an opportunity to share what
          Tandem Studios
                                                          to  the community significantly  over  the next   is going on in the community and determine
                                                         10 years. Sponsored by Independent Bank, the   ways to advice the tri-county region. Registration
                                                          virtual launch party will highlight the nomination   is available on the LRCC website.
          STAY CONNECTED. STAY SOCIAL.                    process and specific award criteria. Registration is
                                                          available on the LRCC website.          Lansing: July 8 from 9 to 10 a.m.
                                                         THE CIVILITY PROJECT                     East Lansing - Meridian Township:
                                                                      July 15 from 9 to 10 a.m.
                                                          Date: Wednesday, Aug. 5 from 11 a.m. to noon  Delta Township - Eaton County:
                                                          Speakers: Nolan Finley and Stephen Henderson
               @LansingRegionalChamber                                                                    Aug. 5 from 8 to 9 a.m.
                                                          Description:  Sponsored by Delta Dental, this   Lansing: Aug. 12 from 9 to 10 a.m.
               Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce       webinar will bring people of opposing viewpoints

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