Chamber of Commerce names new Board

Isabelle Renault, President and CEO of St. Johns County Chamber of Commerce, announced to Historic City News local reporters the recent election of new board members for Fiscal Year 2018-2019. The Board of Directors will be led by Chairman Dirk Schroeder, Owner of Century 21 St. Augustine Properties.

Schroeder previously served as the Board’s vice chair. He has more than 34 years of experience in business ownership, real estate, property management and development in St. Augustine and St. Johns County. Schroeder has been a long-term member of the Chamber and is known for his economic influence throughout the county.

“As a top business networking organization in northeast Florida, the Chamber is supported by dynamic, energetic and dedicated civic leaders,” Renault said. “Professional expertise is vitally important to our organization and the Board brings talent and knowledge that helps us determine and achieve new goals.”

Isabelle Renault, CEO

Joining the executive team on the Board of Directors will be Mark Nighbor of Advanced Disposal as Vice Chair; Erika Hamer of Ponte Vedra Wellness Center as Treasurer; Skip Marsh of Flagler Hospital as Secretary; Mike Davis of A. D. Davis Construction Corp. as Chairman of the Economic Development Council and Mary O’Brien, of Meridian Waste as Past Chairman.

Each of the elected board members’ terms are three years, and the Chamber’s fiscal year begins on the first day of October and ends on the last day of September.

The St. Johns County Chamber of Commerce is a not-for-profit membership organization formed of businesses large and small. It is the second largest business networking organization in northeast Florida. The St. Johns County Chamber of Commerce strives to deliver continuous value-added service to its members and the community, resulting in a business environment and quality of life where existing businesses have the opportunity to prosper, and new businesses find it attractive to locate in St Johns County. The Chamber strengthens business credibility, improves business visibility, amplifies business advocacy and drives prosperity in the community.