• Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors 2020

    The Board of Directors of the Fort Scott Area Chamber of Commerce is comprised of five divisions: E-Community, Business Resource & Government Affairs, Workforce Development, Downtown and Member Relations. 

    The Board of Directors consists of 15 members serving three-year terms in three classes of five members and three ex-officio members, including a representative from Bourbon County, City of Fort Scott, and USD-235. 

    The Board of Directors is the government and policy-making body of the Chamber of Commerce. It authorizes the program of work, approves the budget, controls its property, receives and acts on committee and staff recommendations and directs the general operations of the Chamber. 

    The Executive Committee acts for and on behalf of the Board of Directors when the Board is not in session, but is accountable to the Board of its actions. It is composed of the Chairman, Past-Chairman, Chairman-Elect, Division Chairmen, BEDCO Representative, Treasurer and the Executive Director. The Chairman serves as head of the Executive Committee.

  • Executive Committee

  • Geoff_Southwell
  • Past Chairman of the Board
    Business Resource 
    & Government Affairs
    Division Chair

    Geoff Southwell
    Miller Feed &
    The Butcher Block
    Class of 2022-2nd Term

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  • Finance Chair
    BEDCO Representative

    Gregg Motley
    Landmark National Bank
    Business Resource
    & Government Affairs Division

    Class of 2021-2nd Term

  • Angela-Simon-Bids-Dibs-Shopping
  • Downtown Division Chair
    Angela Simon
    Bids & Dibs
    Class of 2020-1st Term


  • General Board of Directors

  • Ted-Hessong
  • Ted Hessong
    Workforce Development Division
    Class of 2020-2nd Term


  • Katie-Casper-Union-State-Bank
  • Katie Casper
    Union State Bank
    Business Resource &
    Government Affairs Division
    Class of 2022-1st Term


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  • Christi Keating
    Business Resource &
    Government Affairs Division
    Class of 2022-1st Term

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  • Stewart Gulager
    Twister Trailer
    Member Relations Division
    Class of 2022-1st Term

  • Ex-Officio Board Members

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  • Bret Howard
    Workforce Development


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  • Jody Hoener
    Bourbon County 
    Economic Development &
    Hole in the Wall
    Liquor Store
    Workforce Development


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  • Robert Uhler
    City of Fort Scott
    Community Development
    Business Resource &
    Government Affairs Division