Collinsville Chamber of Commerce
February 5, 2015
Regional Chamber Of Commerce
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Copyright 2015 -- Collinsville, Oklahoma
Next Chamber Luncheon Meeting is March 5th at Library
Speaker From
Tulsa Regional Chamber
Local Chambers Started Working Together About 10 Years Ago
2015 Collinsville Chamber of Commerce Officers:
President -- Teresa Brown (American Bank of Oklahoma)
President-Elect -- Scott Reeves (QuikTrip)
Secretery/Treasurer -- Cynthia Reed (Cyn-Pro Graphics)
2015 Chamber of Commerce
Board of Directors:
Charles Palmer - RCB Bank
Jackie Stephens - JB Stephens Properties
Ron Evans -- Collinsville Education Foundation
Jim Dolton -- Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home
Don Hutchinson -- VVEC
Christine Wilson -- Hometown Insurance
Stacy Brown -- CastleRock Financial Advisors
Sherry Campbell -- Custom Dental
Kent Smalygo -- Kent's Custom Cars & Trucks
President-appointed One Year Directors:
Robert Miller - New Life Assembly
Jason Ervin -- St. John Owasso
Josh Kelley - Redbud Physical Therapy
Marilyn Hardacre -- Keller-Williams Real Estate
Beth Ann Langston -- Home Town Real Estate
Collinsville Downtown Inc. -- Shelley Nachtigall
City Manager -- Pam Polk
Cherokee Nation -- Cara Cowan Watts
County Commissioner -- John Smaligo, Jr.
Mayor -- Bud York
School Superintendent -- Lance West
State Representative -- Earl Sears
State Senator -- Rick Brinkley
Nick Doctor
Vice President of Government Affair,
Tulsa Regional Chamber

Melissa Carlson is the Collinsville Chamber of Commerce's manager. She is sharing the office at 1126 W. Main with the former chamber manager (Shelley Nachtigall) who is now managing Collinsville Downtown Inc.

* Chambers more effective working together
* Common issues span boundaries
* Economic Development
* Transportation
* Education
* Public safety

* Incentives, lower taxes used to get jobs
* New jobs follow people
* Quality of life
* Young professionals can make or break community

* "OneVoice" legislative agenda (top 10 list of state and federal issues) that local chambers, cities, and schools choose
-- One Voice Day at The Capitol Feb. 25-26

Inter-City Visits -- finds out what works for others
* Vision 2025 has strengthened region
-- expires in 2016 -- what's next?
Chamber Banquet grossed about $15K