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Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors provide oversight, set the direction and strategy, and ensure the resources necessary for the Chamber to be successful. They determine mission, purpose, and advocate for them, and enhance the Chamber’s public standing in our community. They are responsible for representing all sectors of the Chamber’s member-businesses and organizations. They conduct business utilizing the following core values: honesty, integrity, enthusiasm, and efficiency.


  • Advocate on your behalf on legislative issues at local, county, state, and national issues. 
  • Train future community leaders and the emerging workforce
  • Be the best resource in the area for your business
  • Come up with innovative ideas to help your business succeed
  • Create jobs
  • Assist City and County EDC in attracting new business
  • Retail existing business
  • Enhance our quality of life


RoseMarie TremlExecutive Director
Shelby CrackelEvents & Marketing Director
Ashlee WeaverMember Services Administrator

2024 Board of Directors

Executive Committee

Chad Jewett, President
CMJ IT Solutions

Jill Mandeville, Vice President
Blumen Gardens

Jay Riippi, Treasurer
Heartland Bank & Trust Company

Robert Heck, Past President

RoseMarie Treml, Executive Director
Sycamore Chamber of Commerce

2024 Board Members

Katherine Watson-Spearman
Opportunity House

Shannon Schmittle
Ideal Industries, Inc.

Tom Weaver
Weaver Management LLC/
Weaver Contruction

Alison Rosenow
American Realty

2024 Ex-Officio Board Members

Mark Williams

Steve Wilder
Sycamore CUSD #427

Michael Hall
City of Sycamore

Kayte Hamel
Kishwaukee College

Jonelle Bailey
Sycamore Park District

Kevin Buick, Legal Counsel
Foster Buick, Attorney’s at Law