Muskegon Lakeshore Chamber Welcomes New Board of Directors

Chamber Blog |Jan 11, 2022|2 min read

The Muskegon Lakeshore Chamber of Commerce announces the appointment of Shawn Buckner, Regional Vice President of Operations at Meijer, as Chair of the Board of Directors for a one-year term, effective January 1, 2022.  Buckner will be replacing Dave Hazekamp, President of Hazekamp Premier Foods. In addition, Anna Duggins, Attorney at Parmenter Law, Jonathan Wilson, Regional Manager of DTE Energy, and Randy Filbrandt, Partner of H&S Companies have been appointed as Vice Chair, Secretary, and Treasurer, respectively.

Shawn Buckner (left) Dave Hazekamp (right)

The Chamber also welcomes four new appointees to the Board of Directors, who will each serve a three-year term.

  Kaja Thornton-Hunter, owner of Kaja’s Flavor Packs

Cathy Nye, Segment Controller at Howmet Aerospace

Aaron Maike, President of Baker College Muskegon

Randi Lynn Talsma, Owner of Blended Furniture


The Chamber’s Board of Directors help to shape the chamber’s positions on critical issues and influence how the chamber works to improve the business environment in Muskegon County. The Chamber’s Board of Directors help establish policies and priorities to ensure the Chamber’s mission and strategic vision are achieved and member needs are best served.

Thank you to Dave Hazekamp, Amy Heisser, Jim Rudicil, Angie Nelund, and Steve Olsen for the time they served on our Board of Directors. We appreciate the years of service and leadership they gave to their Chamber!