Dayton Area Chamber announces retiring and newly elected Board of Trustees members

DAYTON, Ohio (January 31, 2019) – Elections are complete and the Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce announced its newest Board of Trustees members today. Many of the companies and organizations represented are long standing community partners.

New members of the Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Trustees are:

 Don Baker, Publisher  Dayton Business Journal
 Doug Cleaves, Com. Banking Market Leader  PNC
 Kevin Cozart, VP Operations  Messer Construction
 Tom Cronin, Maintenance Dev. Coordinator  Dayton Freight Lines, Inc.
 Jacob Current, Chair  Generation Dayton
 Eli Curtis, General Merchandise Manager  Kroger Co.
 Jill Dietrich, CEO/Medical Center Director  Dayton VA Medical Center
 Judy Dodge, Commissioner  Montgomery County
 Cheryl Schrader, President  Wright State University
 Joey Williams, Market President  KeyBank

These members will serve two year terms. The Chamber Board of Trustees consists of up to 50 community business leaders who carry out the business of the chamber according to its bylaws. The Board meets quarterly during the months of February, May, August and November.

Retiring from the Dayton Area Chamber Board at the end of 2018 are:

 Ron Arling, CFO  Nidec Minster Corporation
 Mary Baldino, Chair  Generation Dayton
 Ben Cutting  Formerly Taylor Communications
 Michael Downing, Partner  LWC Incorporated
 Dion Flannery, President  PSA Airlines, Inc.
 Dan Foley, Commissioner  Montgomery County
 Steve Johnson, President  Sinclair Community College
 Niels Winther, Chairman & Managing Partner  Think Patented

The Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce thanks these members for their years of service.

About Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce

The Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce brings together more than 2,400 businesses and organizations in a nine county area surrounding Dayton, Ohio. The Chamber strives to improve the region’s business climate and overall standard of living through public policy advocacy, economic development initiatives and providing networking and training opportunities for its members. Nationally awarded with “5-Star Accreditation” from the United States Chamber of Commerce, the Dayton Chamber is widely recognized for its innovative programs and outstanding contribution to positive change in the region. Information about the Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce is available at or 937-226-1444.


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