Seven candidates have been nominated to serve three-year terms on the Davis Chamber of Commerce board of directors. The board consists of at least 15 and not more than 20 members who direct the nonprofit organization in its mission to promote, support and advocate for the general economic vitality of its membership and the quality of life of the Davis community.
“The board is confident that these exceptional business leaders from a diverse set of community-oriented businesses will honorably represent our 598 member businesses and lead our 107-year-old organization and the Davis community into a new era of prosperity,” a news release said.
Nominees are Christina Horne of Brooks Painting, Paul Mamoulelis of Woodland Healthcare, Jane Millett of First Northern Bank, Julie Morris of Marrone Bio Innovations, Vera Smith of Wiscombe Funeral Home, Jason Taormino of Coldwell Banker Doug Arnold Real Estate and Janet Wagner of Sutter Davis Hospital.
Don Palm, dean of the Sacramento City College Davis Center, is being reappointed to the board, the news release said. Board members may serve no more than two consecutive three-year terms.
Additional candidates may be nominated by submitting a petition signed by at least 10 qualified Chamber members. The deadline is 1 p.m. Monday at the Chamber office, 604 Third St. in downtown Davis.
Retiring board members are Bill Alger, past chairman of the board, Woodland Healthcare; Cary Arnold, past chairman of the board, Coldwell Banker Doug Arnold Real Estate; Jeremy Brooks, past chairman of the board, Brooks Painting; and Cara Mengali, The Mortgage Resource Team at Comstock Mortgage.
Chamber board members and officers will be installed at a gala dinner, the Chamber’s 108th annual, on Friday, Jan. 18.