2022 Chamber Board of Directors

Serving on the Board of Directors is a rewarding and important responsibility.  Volunteer leaders are responsible for the direction of the organization. 

The board governs, develops policy and sets a course of action.

2022 Chamber Leadership

Executive Committee

Chad Sumner

Holly Southerland
Past Chairman

Lea Hazel
Vice Chair & Treasurer

Stephen Chammoun
Community Development Chair

Lea Hazel
Education Chair

Shonna O'Quinn
Membership-Ambassador Chair

Chris Posey
Small Business Development Chair

Board of Directors 2020, 2021, 2022

Bill Tillman
Wiregrass Tech

Holly Southerland

Matt Bennett
Bennett & Connell

Stephen Chammoun 

Cook County Magistrate Court


Board of Directors 2021, 2022, 2023

Candace Horne
Candy Cane’s Learning Center

Joi Williams
Cook High School

Kim Cone
Cone Eclectic

Raheam Perry
Adel Police Department

Board of Directors 2022, 2023, 2024

Chris Posey
ANS Signs

Lea Hazel
Lea Gaskins Hazel Attorney

Shamika Durden
Boys & Girls Club

Shonna O’Quinn
Country Financial


Appointed Board of Directors 2022

Loren Malin

Pat Bush
The Gorgeous Goose

Nyisha Key
Cook County Library

Thomas Williams
Williams Investments


Ex-Officio Members

Brandie Dame
Main Street Manager

Buddy Duke
Mayor City of Adel

Caleb Marlette
Cook Community Bank

Earl Jackson
Mayor City of Sparks

Faye Hughes
Cook County Admin

Henry Baker
Mayor City of Lenox

James Spencer
Mayor City of Cecil

Steven Bennett
First Commerce Credit Union

John Flythe
Adel City Manager

Dwight Purvis
County Commission Chair

Lisa Collins
Cook County EDC

Melissa Moore
Renasant Bank

Tim Dixon
BOE Superintendent