Staff

Toby Broemmeling

Executive Director

Toby Broemmeling

Toby has been serving as Executive Director of the West Plains Chamber of Commerce since January 2018. Toby is a Whitworth College graduate in Economics and International Business. He currently resides in the Cheney area with wife Marissa and two children. Prior to serving the Chamber, Toby was employed by the Spokane Home Builders Association and then the faith-based nonprofit, Young Life.

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Deanna Williams

Office Administrator & Events Coordinator

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Deanna has been serving the Chamber since 2017. In addition to her role as Office Administrator, she also oversees Chamber Events and Communications.

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2020 Executive Board

Erik Puthoff

Chairman of the Board

Erik Puthoff

Erik Puthoff is the Community Development Officer with STCU. He is a Financial Education expert with a Bachelor of Arts focused in Communication and Public Relations from Eastern Washington University.

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Andy Barth

Vice Chair

Andy Barth

Andy Barth has worked in the communications industry since 2010. I began working in television as a reporter/anchor at Oklahoma Horizon TV. I enjoyed telling stories about Oklahoma, whether it was agriculture, human interest, legislative or educational topics. He is currently the business development and community relations officer with Inland Power & Light.

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Kevin L Proctor, SPHR, SHRM-SCP

Treasurer

Kevin Proctor

Kevin Proctor has for the past 17 years been responsible for coordinating and providing human resources, safety and risk management services to over 350 client companies located throughout the Western United States. He is currently the President of ABK Consulting Group LLC.

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Christine Day

Secretary

Christine Day

Christine is the President of Northwest Heating and Cooling which she has owned since 2007.

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Former Mayor Tom Trulove

Executive Officer At Large

Tom Trulove

Tom Trulove, former city of Cheney mayor, retired at the end of 2017. Trulove served as economics professor from 1969-2013, chair of the economics department from 1996-2013 and professor emeritus soon after that retirement. Trulove was first elected mayor from 1978-1986, was followed by time on the Planning Commission from 1995-2005, and then another stint as mayor beginning in 2009 and ending Dec. 31, 2017. He currently sits on the Board of Cheney Care Center.

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Troy Clute

Executive Officer At Large

Troy Clute

Tom Clute has over 19 years of experience in the financial industry. He oversees lending mortgage sales and operations throughout eastern Washington and north Idaho for Numerica Credit Union

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2020 Board Members

Curt Griffin

Owner
Zip’s Drive-In
Cheney

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Jonathan Burton

Owner
Best Impression Dental
Medical Lake

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Maureen Healy

Logistics Center Manager
Caterpillar Inc.
West Spokane

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Melanie Rose

Regional Business Manager
Avista Utilities
West Plains Area

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Rick Mount

Attorney
Witherspoon Kelley
Cheney

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Ryan Schneidmiller

Branch Manager
Banner Bank
Greater Spokane Region

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Steve Hauschild

Market Leader / Director Business Banking
BECU
Greater Spokane Region

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Todd Coleman

Executive Director
S3R3 Solutions
West Plains & Airport Area

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Valerie Santillanes

VP Design Management
Peppertree Hospitality & Best Western Plus
West Spokane

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2020 Ex-Officio Board Members

Roberta Brooke

Director of Graduate Studies
Eastern Washington University

Jeff Johnson

Director of the Fairchild Encroachment Management
Fairchild Air Force Base

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Tim Ames

Superintendent
Medical Lake School District

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Rob Roettger

Superintendent
Cheney School District

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