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Meet Your Chamber Team

Kimberly Parmeter, President & CEO Hermantown Area Chamber

Nicole Karnowski, Chair Metamorphosis CCT

Todd Mell, Immediate Past Chair ’22 LHB

Phil Johnson, Vice Chair McGough Construction

Micki Wojtysiak, Treasurer Reliable Insurance Agency

Kristin Reinsch, Secretary Kolar

Bill King, Past Chair ’21 Sky King Tactical

Shawn Crowser, Past Chair ’20 Share Advantage Credit Union

Tom Werner Duluth Airport Authority

Patrick Miner Miner's Inc.

Neal Ronquist Duluth News Tribune

Carol Valentini Valentini's Restaurant

Jeramy Katchuba YMCA

Mark Schramek Cirrus Aircraft

Paul Raj St. Luke's Hospital

Shawney McMillan Costco

Keli Casey Big Frog

Samantha Shelton* Proctor Public Schools

Lauren Madill* Hermantown Community Schools

Interested in board service?  Members in good standing who are interested in serving on the board of directors need to submit a letter of intent to the chamber office before August 1st.  A term is for 3 years, renewable for a second term.  Our nominating committee assesses the needs of the board and reviews any letters of interest in early Fall.

Purpose of a Board of Directors:

  • To govern based on documents and key information.
  • To focus on the strategic direction, mission, and goals of the organization
  • To support the organization with time, talent, and treasure
  • Fiduciary duties
  • To explore opportunities while being careful with resources
  • To develop policies and procedures
  • To manage risks

2023 Executive Committee 

Nikki Karnowski, Chair
Metamorphosis CCT 

Todd Mell, Immediate Past Chair

Phil Johnson, Vice Chair
McGough Construction 

Micki Wojtysiak, Treasurer
Reliable Insurance Agency 

Kristin Reinsch, Secretary

Kolar Chevrolet Buick GMC Cadillac

Kimberly Parmeter, President & CEO
Hermantown Area Chamber of Commerce 

2023 Board Members 

Bill King**, Skyking Tactical

Shawn Crowser**, Share Advantage Credit Union

Mark Schramek, Cirrus Aircraft

Jeramy Katchuba, YMCA

Shawney McMillan, Costco Wholesale

Keli Casey, Big Frog Custom T-shirts & More

Neal Ronquist, Duluth News Tribune 

Patrick Miner, Miner’s Inc.

Paul Raj, St. Luke’s Hospital

Carol Valentini, Valentini’s

Tom Werner, Duluth Airport Authority

Lauren Madill*, Hermantown Community Schools

Samantha Shelton*, Proctor Public Schools

*Junior Board Member

**Past Chair

Staff & Volunteers

Regular Staff

Kimberly Parmeter, President & CEO   [email protected]

Schedule an appointment with Kimberly

Olivia Sedlachek, Communications & Events Coordinator  [email protected]

Support Team

Jenna Simonson,  Membership Services   [email protected]

Theresa French, Office & Events Volunteer

Erin Virta, Events Associate