Heart of Wisconsin chamber appoints new board members
For the City Times
WISCONSIN RAPIDS – The Heart of Wisconsin Chamber of Commerce has appointed three new members to their board of directors.
“Our board of directors is comprised of a dedicated team of community leaders committed to providing resources, opportunity, and advocacy to the community,” said Angel Whitehead President of the Heart of Wisconsin. “We are excited to channel Patrick, Craig, and Craig’s expertise and energy into furthering our mission of strengthening the economy and enhancing quality of place.”
Craig has lived in the Wisconsin Rapids area since July 2017, when he was hired as the superintendent for the Wisconsin Rapids Public Schools.
“Since moving to the area, Craig has become involved in numerous community activities through his employment as well as his direct involvement on the Parks and Recreation Commission for the city of Wisconsin Rapids, the McMillian Memorial Library Board, the Boys and Girls Club Board, and the United Way Board,” a chamber release stated.
Craig and his wife, Sunshine and have three children: Raya, a junior at Lincoln High School; and Keaton and Porter, both freshman at Lincoln High School.
Craig and his family are very involved in soccer, basketball, and volleyball.
Patrick was born and raised in Merrill, with a passion for the outdoors. He pursued a bachelors degree from the UW-Madison, majoring in biological systems engineering.
Patrick currently owns and operates Northward Peddle and Paddle, an outdoor adventure company based in central Wisconsin.
He resides in the city of Wisconsin Rapids along with his two children, Kale and Madeline.
Craig Timm is newly employed at Herman-Taylor Funeral Home, after a 25-year career in the paper industry. He assists families in various aspects of funerals and is studying to become certified as a pre-needs consultant.
Timm served Domtar as the regional manager of public affairs, supporting facilities in Wisconsin, Michigan, Illinois, Pennsylvania, and Ohio. He also represented Domtar in local, state, and federal government relations functions.
Before Domtar, Timm was the public information/foundation director at Mid-State Technical College. He has also started a consulting business, Victor Communications, LLC.
The 2021 Heart of Wisconsin Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors are: Phil Hartley, chair; Craig Bernstein of Mid-State Technical College, vice chair; Alex Hewitt of Nash Law Group, governance chair; Jill Steckbauer of Mid-State Technical College Foundation, treasurer; Lisa Skibba of Aspirus; John Pruess of M3 Insurance; Jill Dillon of Marshfield Clinic; Janine Malcolm of Mary Kay; Jami Gebert of the town of Rome; and Sue Lindow.