2023 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.

2023 Chamber Leadership

Executive Committee

Chad Sumner
Past Chairman & Treasurer

Lea Hazel

Stephen Chammoun
Community Development Chair

Shamika Durden & Nyisha Key 
Education Co-Chairs

Shonna O'Quinn
Membership-Ambassador Chair

Chris Posey
Small Business Development Chair

Board of Directors 2021-2023

Candace Horne
Candy Cane’s Learning Center

Joi Williams
Cook High School

Kim Cone
Cone Electric

Board of Directors 2022-2024

Chris Posey
ANS Signs

Lea Hazel
Lea Gaskins Hazel Attorney

Shamika Durden
Boys & Girls Club

Shonna O’Quinn
Country Financial


Board of Directors 2023-2025

Matt Bennett
Bennett & Connell

Stephen Chammoun 

Cook County Magistrate Court

Nyisha Key

Cook County Library

Thomas Williams

Williams Investment Co


Appointed Board of Directors 2023

Bud Fuller
Reed Bingham State Park

Pat Bush
The Gorgeous Goose

Katrina Laurel-Searcy
Cook County 4-H

Hope Walk
Commercial Banking Co


Ex-Officio Members

Dana David
Main Street Manager

Buddy Duke
Mayor City of Adel

Caleb Marlette
Cook Community Bank

Earl Jackson
Mayor City of Sparks

Henry Baker
Mayor City of Lenox

James Spencer
Mayor City of Cecil

Mary Katherine Adams
First Commerce Credit Union

Mark Barber
Adel City Manager

Randy Lane
County Manager

Lisa Collins
Cook County EDC

Melissa Moore
Renasant Bank

Tim Dixon
BOE Superintendent

Marc Dame

Wiregrass Technical College