Your Chamber

About

 The Hicksville Chamber of Commerce has been promoting economic vitality with a positive business environment while developing and improving the community’s quality of life since 1978. 

Board of Directors

Jodi Bland

Jodi Bland

Chairman

 

Jodi who is Hicksville born and raised resides with her husband Scott and they have 4 kiddos!

Jodi is passionate about her community growing and she also loves Mary Kay and running her own biz!

In her free time she and her husband enjoying riding Harleys
and spending time with their children.

Jennifer Ankney

Jennifer Ankney

Vice Chairman

 

Jennifer was born and raised in Hicksville and moved back here in 2017 with her 10-year-old son Canyon and her husband Paul.  She also has a 23-year-old son Curtis who lives in Columbus with her grandbaby, Noah.  She is a Realtor at Sam Switzer Realty.
Jennifer LOVES getting involved in the community and has worked the Hicksville Baseball Association, The Huber Opera House, the Trail Association, and is now the newest member of the Chamber Board.  She can’t wait to get as involved in the community as she can to see how we can grow Hicksville and consistently improve!

 

Carley DeLong

Carley DeLong

Treasurer

 

Carley was born and raised in NW Ohio and is currently the Manager of Human Resources at The Hicksville Bank. She is excited to be working local and is glad to be a part of the community.

She is a proud dog mom of three, Bella (yorkie-poo), Zeke (pitbull), and Rosemary (pitbull) whom she loves dearly. In her free time, she enjoys taking her dogs for walks, golfing, and spending time with her friends and family.

 

Lisa Collins

Lisa Collins

Secretary

 

Lisa was born and raised in Hicksville. After moving away for 10 years, she is excited to be back and involved in the community.

Lisa was a full-time teacher for 15 years but has since scaled back to teach part time at Imago Dei, along with working at Collins & Guilford Wealth Advisors. She is also a field consultant for Trine University’s Montessori program.

Lisa loves spending time with her husband, Kirk, and their three children.

One of Lisa’s passions is being a coordinator for a non-profit organization, The Wannabees, to plan local and international missions.  Lisa also enjoys being the secretary of the Hicksville Schools PTO board.

Sheryl Vetter

Sheryl Vetter

Board Member

 

Sheryl and husband Denny have two married children and four grandchildren.

Sheryl is Administrative Director at Arc Solutions, Inc.

A resident of Hicksville for all but her college years (and a few years after), Sheryl enjoys and appreciates living in a small “hometown” community—businesses, schools, churches, local groups and organizations.

Randy Headley

Randy Headley

Board Member

 

 

Beth Headley

Beth Headley

Board Member

 

 

Gretchen Clark

Gretchen Clark

Board Member

 

Gretchen is a NW Ohio native and self-employed graphic and web designer of March 4th Design.

When she’s not busy getting her clients noticed through visual communication, she enjoys taekwondo, fine food, reading, gardening, and spending time outdoors on a kayak or trail with her beloved husband, son, and husky.

Paige Johnson

Paige Johnson

Board Member

 

Paige Johnson has lived in NW Ohio since 2007 and is currently the Assistant Executive Director of Defiance County Economic Development.

Paige is a business professional with a passion for community development and growth and is experienced in business relations with an educational background in accounting, business management, and marketing.

She is also the proud mother to a beautiful daughter, Scarlette, and fiancé to Kyle.

In her free time, she enjoys golf, snow skiing, surfing, and hiking.

Paige is excited to make a positive impact in her new role as a board member of the Hicksville Chamber.

Chris Feichter

Chris Feichter

Board Member

 

Chris is currently the Director of Operations at the Huber Opera House.

After retiring from 41 years as a public school teacher, building administrator, curriculum director, and grant writer
she started at the Huber by writing grants, but her love for the arts got her involved with the youth productions which led to being involved in all aspects of the Huber.

Chris recently moved to Hicksville from Antwerp and enjoys the community spirit of Hicksville.

She has two daughters, a son-in-law, and 2 grandchildren, and enjoys making cards and scrapbooking in her free time.

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Join Us

Member Benefits

Networking:

  • Business Referrals
  • Monthly Membership Meetings with Guest Speakers
  • Back to School Breakfast
  • After Hours Meeting

Community Events:

  • Small Business Saturday
  • Other Chamber Sponsored Events

Marketing & Advertising:

  • Chamber Email List
  • Chamber Event Sponsorships
  • Event Promotion
  • Membership Directory
  • Job Postings
  • Business Spotlight
  • Downtown Logo Banner

Discounts:

  • Health Insurance
  • Group Life and Disability Income Insurance
  • Pooled Workers Compensation
  • FedEx Shipping Discount
  • Energy Savings Program

Click here for more details about Discount Benefits

Member Meetings

Member Meetings are held quarterly during daytime and after-hours events September – May (no meetings June – August). 

Visit our Events page for more details.

Membership Levels

We have a variety of Membership Levels for businesses and community members alike whom want to stay involved.

For Profit
$135.00 1-10 employees
$150.00 11-20 employees
$190.00 21-39 employees
$225.00 40+ employees
Non-Profit
$90.00
Associate/Individual
Open to individuals, public employees, ministers, teachers, farmers, etc.
$45.00
Membership Application

Complete the form below
-OR- click here for mail-in application,
and mail payment to:

Hicksville Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 103
Hicksville, Ohio 43526

    Member Resources

    Members, please use the forms below to notify us of your current job openings.

    Scholarship

    This $500 scholarship by the Hicksville Chamber of Commerce is awarded each year to one male and one female Hicksville High School graduate who will be pursuing a degree in business and meets eligibility requirements.

    2022 Scholarship Winners

    Each year the Hicksville Chamber of Commerce awards $500 scholarship to one male and one female Hicksville High School graduate who will be pursuing a degree in business and meets eligibility requirements. Applicants were anonymous and reviewed by the Board of...

    144 E. High Street
    P.O. Box 103
    Hicksville, Ohio 43526

    (419) 542-6912

    Fax: (419) 542-8046