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Board of Directors

Main Street Ottumwa is proud to have a diverse working Board of Directors who are dedicated to making downtown thrive.

President

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Holly Berg

Executive Director

Rippling Waters

Organization Committee

Vice President

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AJ Gevock

Real Estate Agent

ReMax Pride

Economic Vitality Committee Chair

Secretary

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Blaire Siems

Executive Director

Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations at

William Penn

Organization Committee

Treasurer

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Kari Wheaton Rupe

Family Planning Coordinator

River Hills Community Health Center

Promotions Committee

Board Members

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Connie Ferguson

Retired Business Owner

Design Committee Chair

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James Maize

COO of Business Services

Optimae LifeServices

Design Committee

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Claudia Gates

Branch Manager

US Bank

Organization Committee Chair

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Cara Galloway

Coordinator, Ottumwa CASA

City Council Member

Promotions Committee

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Marc Roe

Executive Director,

Greater Ottumwa Partners in Progress

City Council Member

Brad McCloskey

Brad McCloskey

Associate Superintendent,

Ottumwa Community School District

Meet The Team

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Fred Zesiger

Director, Main Street Ottumwa

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Lindsey Newland

Marketing and Business Specialist

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Jason Bolinger

Social Media Specialist

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Sue Smith

Downtown Maintenance Specialist

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Bobbie Washington

Downtown Maintenance Specialist

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