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We are thankful for the committed volunteers who lend their time and expertise to assist and oversee the activities of the Eau Claire Area EDC.

Executive Committee

  • Miriam Gehler, Marshfield Clinic - President
  • Kathryn Schauf, Eau Claire County
  • Stephanie Hirsch, City Manager City of Eau Claire
  • Mike Golat, City of Altoona - Secretary
  • Scott Hodek, WI DWD - Treasurer
  • Ben Trachsel, B&B Electric - Past President
  • Paul Mirr -Ruder Ware, LLSC - Incoming President

Board Members

  • Dr. Sunem Beaton-Garcia, Chippewa Valley Technical College
  • Dr. James Schmidt, Chancellor at UW - Eau Claire
  • Nancy Coffey, Eau Claire County Board Chairperson
  • Sham Anderson, Towns Association Board
  • Emily Berge, Eau Claire City Council 
  • Andrew Daniels, Miron Construction
  • Mike Shea, Market & Johnson
  • Brad Krings, Bush Brothers
  • Dave Kimball, Wendel
  • Paul Swartos, CCF Bank
  • Disa Wahlstrand, Ayres Associates
  • Bill Wallo, Bakke Norman
  • Julie Thoney, Xcel Energy

Board Advisors

  • Jacob Haupt, Western Dairyland/CAA
  • Kenzi Havlicek, Interim Director, Visit Eau Claire
  • Jeff Halloin, Gateway Corporation
  • David Minor, Eau Claire Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Aaron White, City of Eau Claire