• Chamber Staff


    Maureen Miller
    President & CEO 
    Start date:  July 2016  

    Maureen left the newspaper industry and returned to Clinton to take on the responsibilities of President/CEO of The Chamber. She and her co-workers strive for excellence in representing the Clinton Area Chamber of Commerce to its members, its “not-yet” members, its partners in success, and the communities it serves.

    Maureen brings an array of experiences and passion for local business to her position. Her strengths include her ability to manage several things at once, to work with the team to achieve goals, and to move the organization forward in the midst of her “organized chaos”!






    Karen Friis
    Administrative Services Coordinator
    Start Date:  October 1995

    Karen handles all of the administrative functions of the Chamber. From answering the phone, greeting visitors, compiling the weekly email and monthly newsletter, to taking meeting minutes and selling River City Gold, Karen has a hand in everything you might need from the Clinton Area Chamber of Commerce!

    Among Karen’s strengths are consistency and harmony, which make her a good team player.  Her empathetic nature is apparent in her customer service role. Karen is our go-to person for questions about Chamber history, trends and anecdotes.


    Stacy Kelley
    Member Engagement Coordinator
    Start Date: November 2017

    Stacy leads the charge for membership growth and retention, which involves planning and logistics for all Chamber events and programs. She is staff liaison for several volunteer committees, including: Events, Celebrate Clinton and the Chamber Ambassadors.


    Mary Seely
    CVB Director
    Start Date: February 2017



    Ari Lewerenz
    CVB Marketing Coordinator
    Start Date: July 2016

    Ari manages online media for Visit Clinton, Iowa, including our website, community calendar and social media.  She is the content creator and curator for the Convention & Visitors Bureau.  Ari also orchestrates regional advertising to get the message out about the greater Clinton area about all the Things to Do with a River View!  Ari provides support to the CVB committees and Chamber staff and a little of everything in between.


    Timiri Dethmann
    Accountant & Business Manager
    Start Date: August 2016

    Timiri manages the accounting and financial duties of the Chamber. She is one of the faces behind the scenes that helps ensure the Chamber runs smoothly. Timiri provides support to the Chamber board and staff, and helps with a little bit of everything as needed.