Chamber inducts new president

Backed by the Keizer Chamber of Commerce Board members, outgoing president Bob Shackleford shakes hands with successor Jonathan Thompson. 

The Keizer Chamber of Commerce installed its slate of 2019-20 officers and directors at a luncheon on Tuesday, July 9 at Log House Gardens.

Jonathan Thompson of Northwest Dental Arts took over the president’s gavel from Bob Shackelford, who becomes past president. 

Other new officers are president-elect Dave Walery of Walery’s Premium Pizza, treasurer, James Hutches, Country Financial and secretary Jane Lowery, Willamette Valley Bank.

Newly elected members of the board of directors are Mike Adams, Adam’s Rib Smokehouse, Michelle Adame, Copy Cats NW and David Smith, First Interstate Bank. They join the continuing directors Larry Jackson, Jackson’s Body Shop, Kyle Juran, Remodeling by Classic Homes, Carlos Pineda, El Patron Mexican Restaurant, Scott White, Dialysis Systems Management and Kalynn Wright, K’s Catering.

The event’s speaker was Chief John Teague of the Keizer Police Department.