Meet the Board

Sarrah Gigous
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Executive Director since 2010

Has Served as Past/Present Committee Chair for the Following Committees:

Champ Clark Heritage Festival: 2018-Present

Honorable Awards Received:

10 Year Service Award: 2019

Tracy Brookshier
PRESIDENT

Marketing Coordinator, Pike Co. Health Dept. Home Health & Hospice

Chamber Member Since 2016

Chamber Board Member Since 2016

Has Served as Past/Present Committee Chair for the Following Committees:

Bowling Green Downtown Revitalization: 2017 - Present

Honorable Awards Received:

Outstanding Chamber Member of the Year: 2017 & 2019

Chamber President 2020-2021

Heather Stevens
1st VICE PRESIDENT

Owner, Midwest Pest Professionals

Chamber Member Since 2018

Chamber Board Member Since 2019

Has Served as Past/Present Committee Chair for the Following Committees:

Awards Banquet Committee: 2020

Karen Arico
2nd VICE PRESIDENT

Retired Elementary School Principal and Paralegal

Chamber Member Since 2018

Chamber Board Member Since 2019

Has Served as Past/Present Committee Chair for the Following Committees:

By-Law & Policy: 2019 - Present

Special Events: 2019 - Present

Honorable Awards Received:

Outstanding Board Member of the Year: 2020

Elizabeth Kingsley
TREASURER

Assistant Vice President - Community State Bank of Missouri Downtown Branch

Chamber Member Since 1995

Chamber Board Member Since 2005

Has Served as Past/Present Committee Chair for the Following Committees:

Holly Jolly Festival: 2017

 

 

Ruth Heffner
SECRETARY

CISR Commercial Account Manager - Trust GDC

Chamber Member Since 2009

Chamber Board Member Since 2011

 

Christine Rutherford
BOARD MEMBER

Assistant Vice President - Peoples Bank & Trust

Current Board Member; Term through January 2023

Chamber Member Since 2005

Chamber Board Member Since 2005

Has Served as Past/Present Committee Chair for the Following Committees:

Scholarship & Grant: 2015 - Present

Deanna Feldmann
BOARD MEMBER

Assistant Vice President/Loan Officer - HNB Bank

Current Board Member; Term through January 2023

Chamber Member Since 1998

Board Member Since 2005

Has Served as Past/Present Committee Chair for the Following Committees:

Champ Clark Heritage Festival: 2018

Honorable Awards Received:

Outstanding Chamber Member of the Year: 2018

Past President: 2018-2019

Meredith Miller
BOARD MEMBER

Finance Director - Sparks Maintenance, 3B Machine & Weld

Current Board Member; Term through January 2023

Chamber Member Since 2019

Chamber Board Member Since 2020

Lindy Ankelman
BOARD MEMBER

Graphic Designer - Deters Sign Co. & T-Shirt Shoppe

Current Board Member; Term through January 2023

Chamber Member Since 2005

Chamber Board Member Since 2020

Mark Stotler
BOARD MEMBER

General Manager - Poage Ford

Current Chamber Board Member; Term through 2022

Chamber Member Since 2005

Chamber Board Member Since 2005

Has Served as Past/Present Committee Chair for the Following Committees:

Special Events: 2018

 

Cole Branstetter
BOARD MEMBER

Pastor - Bowling Green Church of Nazarene

Current Chamber Board Member; Term through 2022

Chamber Member Since 2019

Chamber Board Member Since 2020

Kyle Scherder
BOARD MEMBER

Branch Manager/ Assistant Vice President - Community State Bank New Branch

Current Chamber Board Member; Term through 2022

Chamber Member Since 2005

Chamber Board Member Since 2020

Ryan Bibb
BOARD MEMBER

Owner Bibb-Veach Funeral Homes & Collier Funeral Homes LLC

Current Chamber Board Member; Term through 2022

Chamber Member Since 2005

Chamber Board Member Since 2021

 

Thank You to those who have previously served on the Bowling Green Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors:

Holly Delgmann, Marianne Everhart, Elisha Koenig, Ann Tran, Kala Luebrecht, Fred Carlson, Ethan Colbert, Jerry Hickerson, Brent Engel, Sue Moore, Tom Thompson, Marie Korte, Karen Kieffer, Chad Perkins, Bo Stinnet, Jack Jones, Terry Cook, Ginger Berry, Marc Eveland, Michael Knight, Daren Powell, Marc Eveland, Travis St-Aubyn, Barb Fuerst,  Teresa West, Carolyn Wisecarver, Shannon Walker, Rachel Buhr, Darren Powell, Michael Knight, Becky Winscher, Tara Massman, Dave Oney, DeWayne Francis , Nathan Lilley, Robert Gilbreath, Donna Cann, Taylor Lewis, Heidi McCollum, and Collette Briggs Keith.