Programs and Committees




The make-up of the Oelwein Chamber and Area Development includes several programs and committees. 


I. Business Development (Kent Nelson, Chair)

  • Existing Industries
  • Business Recruitment
  • Government Affairs

II. Downtown Development (Gus Barker & Deb Howard, Co-Chairs)

  • Storefront Program
  • Retail Recruitment
  • Entrepreneurship

III. Housing Committee (Travis Bushaw, Chair)

  • Housing Development
  • Expansion
  • Incentives
  • Market

IV. Community Development (Deb Howard & Sarah Scheel, Co-Chairs)

  • Positively Oelwein
  • Community Events
  • Tourism
  • Retail Promos

V. Member Services (Heather Bradley & Dylan Mulfinger, Co-Chairs)

  • Membership Communications
  • Website
  • Ambassador Program
  • Business After Five

Oelwein Chamber

Oelwein was named "Hub City" because of the rail lines coming into town and the repair shops located there.

Deb Howard

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