WESTMONT -- The Westmont Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Bureau approved its 2013 Board of Directors.
The new board will convene for the first time on January 23, 2013 at Westmont Centre under the charimanship of WCCTB President Gregg Pill, Oak Brook Racquet and Fitness Club.
Al Carson, Carson Business Communications will become vice president; Tammi Karam, Humidor of Westmont, will serve as secretary and Kevin Carey, CUSD 201, will serve astreasurer.
New to the WCCTB board in 2013 is Ozzie Haleem, Audi of Westmont, Mary Huska, Re/Max Enterprises and Dan Rattary, Seniors Helping Seniors. The other board members are Past President David LaBrash, Clarendon Hills Bank; Steve Bauer, Phillip’s Flowers and Gifts; Bill Gust, Westmont Yard Indoor Sports Complex; Violette Hawkins, Edward Jones Investments; Kim Lojewski, Westmont Park District; Umesh Patel, Best Western Oakbrook Inn; Ron Searl, Village of Westmont; and Pam Wagner, Pam & Joe Wagner Avon.
“We have a solid Board in place and we will have a productive year,” said Pill.
Completing six years of service on the WCCTB Board is Frank Brady, Quality Telephone Communications.  Special thanks was noted for Alison Clemens, Clemens Enterprises and Kathy Mallet, McGrath Lexus for service on the WCCTB Board in 2013.
Pill points to key goals for his two-year term, noting "the Westmont business community and our Chamber of Commerce will both grow through active participation. The Westmont Chamber will emphasize proactive communications and seek ongoing grass-roots support through active involvement with businesses owners, community organizations and our local and state governmental bodies. Mutual cooperation remains critical for the ongoing growth and success of Westmont,”