Board of Directors

The Chamber's Board of Directors represents and communicates the importance of the Waverly Chamber of Commerce program to the community and surrounding area. It serves as a private-sector advocate for community and economic development efforts in Waverly and throughout the area. The Board’s primary responsibilities are to educate, build consensus, stimulate the Waverly area and Bremer County through action, and maximize volunteer participation through the Chamber's many committees, sub-committees and task forces. 

The 2020 Board of Directors

Board Chair
Don Meyer - Wartburg College

Chair Elect
Brittney Diercks - Fidelity Bank & Trust

Past Chair
Phil Jones - Rada Manufacturing 

Steve Willemssen - First National Bank

Business Development Chair
Bob Buckingham - Individual Investor

Design & Beautification Chair
Paula Stevenson - Individual Investor

Membership & Marketing Chair
Chris Knudson - Wartburg College

Retail Promotions Co-Chairs
Amber Nicoles or Landon Johnson - Thompson Shoes

Tourism Chair
Kristin Vowell - Fidelity Bank & Trust

At Large Positions
Dwane Waterbury - Edward Jones Financial - Dwane Waterbury
Jonathan Smiley, DMD - Smiley Family Dentistry

Ex-Officio Members

City Liaisons


A high quality of life, friendly and progressive merchants, and a college town atmosphere; this is Waverly, Iowa.