The Temple Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the 2022 Board of Directors and Officers, including three new members.
Gayle Kiger, of KCEN TV Channel 6, will serve as Chair of the Board, succeeding Drayton McLane III of McLane Group. Robert Jones of BancorpSouth has been named First Vice-Chair.
“The past 18 months have proven the strength and relevancy of the Temple Chamber of Commerce,” said Gayle Kiger, incoming Chair of the Board. “I look forward to following the excellent leadership from Drayton McLane III, Rick Kasberg, and others who served unselfishly, with a focus on advocating for our community by preserving, protecting, and promoting a business-friendly environment.”
The 2022 Board of Directors will focus on critical issues for the Temple Chamber of Commerce membership and business community, including providing valuable resources for member businesses, keeping members informed, connected, and prosperous, advancing community excellence, and maintaining organizational sustainability.
Bo Harvey of Treno Pizzeria & Taproom will continue to serve as Treasurer. Other Officers for the 2022 Board of Directors are Drayton McLane III of McLane Group, Immediate Past Chair; Claire Hartman of First Community Title, Vice-Chair of Organization Improvement; Mike Pilkington of Bell Contractors, Vice-Chair of Governmental Affairs; Kim Langston of 3 Texans Winery & Vineyard, Vice-Chair of Membership Services; and Elliot Germany of Panel Specialists, Inc., Vice-Chair of Business and Community Development.
The three joining the Board of Directors for a three-year term beginning on January 1, 2022, are Everett Boutwell of McLane Company, Kayla Landeros of West, Webb, Allbritton & Gentry, P.C., and Ken Reeves of Performance Foodservice Group ROMA.
“Business leaders who agree to serve on the Chamber Board share a commitment to creating an environment where all can thrive,” said Rod Henry, President, and CEO of the Temple Chamber. “We will continue to build upon the strength of the previous year, with the knowledge and experience our Board provides. Continuing to effectively lead to preserve, protect, and promote a business-friendly environment.”
The 2022 Temple Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors:
Everett Boutwell | McLane Company
Adrian Cannady (Ex-Officio) | Temple Economic Development Corporation
Bill Galinsky | Baylor Scott & White Health
Elliot Germany* | Panel Specialists, Inc.
Shannon Gowan | Ronald McDonald House
Claire Hartman* | First Community Title
Bo Harvey* | Treno Pizzeria & Taproom
Robert Jones* | BancorpSouth
Gayle Kiger* | KCEN TV Channel 6
Rick Kasberg | KPA Engineers
Kayla Landeros | West, Webb, Allbritton & Gentry, P.C.
Dana Lange | R.T. Schneider Construction
Kim Langston* | 3 Texans Winery & Vineyard
Drayton McLane III* | McLane Group
Bobby Ott | Temple ISD
Mike Pilkington* | Bell Contractors
Ken Reeves | Performance Foodservice Group ROMA
Shelton Rhodes | Greater Zion Church of God in Christ
Casey Simpson | Oncor Electric Delivery
Jessica Walker | Lengefeld Lumber Company
*Indicates Executive Board Member