2021 Board of Directors
The Charlevoix Area Chamber of Commerce's Board of Directors is the principal governing and policymaking body of the organization. The board's membership is as diverse as our business community, with business leaders serving from a variety of business sectors and with representation throughout the Charlevoix area.
The Board of Directors meet monthly, on the second Thursday, with the exception of July & August. The Executive Committee, consisting of the Chair, Past Chair, Vice Chair, and Treasurer, meet monthly, on the Friday preceding the Board of Directors Meetings for Jan-April & Nov-Dec, and on the Wednesday preceding the Board of Directors Meetings for May-October.
Members may attend Board meetings as guests upon request and with granted approval; intent to attend must be given to the Chamber President with at least one weeks' notice.
Anora O'Connor, CHAIR - The Boathouse on Lake Charlevoix
Bio coming soon!
Jennifer Haf, VICE CHAIR - BLOOM Floral Design
Jennifer Haf, Owner of BLOOM Floral Design, joined the Charlevoix Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors in 2020.
Growing from her love of sharing her own cut garden flowers from her northern Michigan backyard, she founded BLOOM in 2008. Since then, she has trained at the prestigious Flower School New York and School of Floral Design, Paris, and studied under some of the most celebrated designers.
Jennifer finds joy in offering her services all over northern Michigan, to destination clients, and to the Charlevoix community.
Shay Arnold, PAST CHAIR - Boat Works of Charlevoix
Shay Arnold, an Owner at Boat Works of Charlevoix, joined the Charlevoix Area Chamber Board of Directors in 2019 and became Vice Chair upon starting his service to the organization.
Born and raised in Charlevoix, Shay began working at Boatworks in the mid 90’s and partnered in purchasing the business in 1999.
Shay is new to serving in an organization board, but is actively involved in many school and sports groups, including the Charlevoix Robotics Team.
Jacqueline Dipert, TREASURER - The Clothing Company
Jacqueline Dipert, Owner at The Clothing Company, joined the Charlevoix Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors in 2020.
Jacqueline moved to Charlevoix from the Detroit area with her family to open The Clothing Company in 1975. After going on to receive a Bachelors Degree in Accounting and working for an actuarial firm, she returned to the family business as it expanded it's retail presence to add Harbor Wear stores. She then purchased The Clothing Company in 1994.
In addition to being involved with the Chamber of Commerce, Jacqueline has served on the Charlevoix State Bank Board of Directors since 2005.
Michael Greyerbiehl, DIRECTOR - Ace Hardware
Mike Greyerbiehl, an Owner at Ace Hardware of Charlevoix, joined the Charlevoix Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors in 2019.
Originally from the Highland area of the state, his family relocated to Charlevoix and soon grew the Ace business, where Mike has worked since a young age. After successfully operating one of the downstate stores, Mike was able to come back to Charlevoix and become part owner of the Charlevoix store.
Mike also gives his time to the SHARP educational program, the Friends of McSauba group, and local events such as Shadowfest and Venetian Festival.
Joanne Schroeder, DIRECTOR - Munson Healthcare Charlevoix Hospital
Joanne L. Schroeder, MSN, MHA FACHE, is the President of Munson Healthcare Charlevoix Hospital since June, 2017, and joined the Charlevoix Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors in 2019.
She is native to Michigan, growing up on the east side of the state and working her way to Charlevoix via Grand Rapids and South Haven. Prior to joining Charlevoix Hospital she served as the President & CEO of Bronson South Haven Hospital in South Haven, Michigan, since 2006. Prior to her CEO role at South Haven Joanne served as the chief operating officer and vice president of patient care. Joanne also has served in roles as vice president of patient care services for Mary Free Bed Hospital and Rehabilitation Center.
Joanne is a fellow of the American College of Health Care Executives and a member of the Michigan Small & Rural Health Clinic Council, and a member of the Charlevoix Lions Club.
Kelly Romano, DIRECTOR - Grey Gables Inn Restaurant & Catering
Bio coming soon!
Corey Bascum, DIRECTOR - Kammermann & Bascum, P.C.
Bio coming soon!
APPOINTED DIRECTORS - SERVING 1 YEAR, 2021
Ryan Deery - Charlevoix Public Library