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The Sterling Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors is comprised of 9 members all serving 1-3 year terms, along with an Executive Director. The Executive Directors role is to oversee and coordinate event planning, fundraising, membership and organizational administrative duties, and reports directly to the board. 

  • Main Street

    • Our Main Street committee works to support our Executive Director with all things Main Street. This committee also oversees our Legacy Fund Grants and Incentives Without Walls (IWW) Loans.

  • Design

    • Design enhances and maintains the physical and visual elements of our community through many ongoing projects. ​

    • Currently, this committee takes care of our banner projects, and downtown flower pots, and helps maintain historic preservation.

  • Economic Vitality

    • This committee focuses on business and community development. ​

    • EV works to diversify the district's economic base, support existing businesses, and build an entrepreneurial base.

  • Organization

    • Our organization committee will help create our new Membership Investment Structure, and organize and host fundraising events and business and professional development workshops. ​

  • Promotions

    • Promotions helps plan and promote our many Chamber events throughout the year. ​

    • Fourth of July Subcommittee

      • It's in the name. Our Fourth of July Subcommittee meets starting in January of each year. This committee helps with the extensive planning and organizing that goes into making our most anticipated event what it is each year!​


Committee meetings are open to all Chamber Members and are held monthly. Check our Community Event Calendar for meeting times. 

Committee Chairs

Committee Chairs are responsible for ensuring the Chamber has adequate resources to advance its mission through the efforts of organization, economic vitality, promotions, and design.

Barbara Benson

Design Committee Chair

Seth Cordell

Economic Vitality Chair

Meg Van Dyk

Main Street Committee Chair

Steph Walton

Promotions Committee Chair


Organization Committee Chair

Join a Committee!

Committee participation is open to all individuals living in Sterling, KS. Committee chairs must be members in good standing. For more information on joining a committee, please contact the Chamber office 620.278.3423 or email

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