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.
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.
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.
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.
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.