Board Information


Chamber Mission

“Helping to build a stronger community by promoting local businesses & area opportunities for growth.”




Jan 2013 – Dec 2015

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Sue’s Creations
Phone: (574)834-4323


President:Sue Ward, co-owner of Sue’s Creations, and has been a member of the Chamber for over 20 years. Sue started her business in 1982 with her husband Steve. Over the years she has been involved with the Lady Lions, participated in the original sidewalk days and has given over 5000 roses away in the community through the FTD Good Neighbor Day. Sue sat on the board to help support retail and community growth here in our township.

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Jan 2014 – Dec 2015

Eastlund Funeral Home
Phone: 574-457-3144

Vice President: Dave Colquitt serves as vice president of the Chamber.  Dave and his wife Sheryl own the Eastlund Funeral Home.  Dave is a past president of the Kosciusko County Shrine Club.  Member of the Milford Masonic Lodge.  A US Army Veteran, and member of the North Webster American Legion. Dave is the Lead Guitarist for the Warsaw Community Church Worship team.  Dave and Sheryl reside in Leesburg and have 2 children, Kelsey and Nick.

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 Jan 2013 – Dec 2015

North Webster Tippecanoe Township
Phone: (574)834-2942

Secretary: Jen Ducey moved to North Webster in the fall of 1988.  She was a stay-at-home mom for 14 years during which she volunteered with the North Webster Elementary School PTFO, served as a Cub Scout Leader for several years, was a member and served as the first female President of the Webster Lake Ski Bees and is a member of the Indiana Vintage Snowmobile Club.  She then volunteered for a few years with the NW EMS as an EMT-A.  She became the Tippecanoe Township Clerk in January of 2004 and continues in this position.  Jen joined the Chamber board in July of 2011 representing Tippecanoe Township.  Jen loves spending time with her family and introducing new people to the joy of living in a small town.

 Jan 2013 – Dec 2014

north webster chamberPletcher Insurance
Phone : (574) 834-3414

Treasurer: Stacey Cox, and insurance agent at Pletcher Insurance in North Webster, has been involved with the Chamber for several  years.  She hails from Warsaw, but has become enamored with North Webster’s charm and warm community feeling.  As a result of this affection, she likes to  think of North Webster as  her second home.  She has been an insurance agent with Pletcher Insurance for over 10 years, and looks forward to serving the people of North Webster for many more.


Board Members

Jan 2014 – Dec 2016

Dixie Sternwheeler Inc.
Phone: (574)834-2385North Webster Chamber


Karilyn Metcalf has served on the Chamber Board for 2 years. In 2006 she was Chairperson for the “Save the Dixie” Committee to raise funds needed to restore the historic icon on Webster Lake. In 2008 Karilyn became the President of the Dixie Boat which is now a non-profit organization (DSI). The Dixie has since been named a national historic
landmark. In 2009 Karilyn retired after 38 years as the music teacher for North Webster School. For over 40 years she has played an active role in the Mermaid Festival and many other community events. She feels fortunate that now she is able to dedicate more time to helping
North Webster become a place where people make friends and fond memories.



Jan 2014 – Dec 2016

Lake City Bank
Phone: (574)834-2868
Email:Brenda.Peterson@lakecitybank.comNorth Webster Chamber

Brenda Peterson has lived all her life in the North Webster, Syracuse and Milford area. She is VP/Office Manager at Lake City Bank in North Webster. She has been with Lake City Bank for 14 years now. She also serves on the Junior Achievement board as treasurer and the Leisure Living boards.



Jan 2014 – Dec 2016

Jeremy Likens

North Webster Fire Dept
Phone: (574)834-5765

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Jan 2014 – Dec 2016

Martha Stoelting

The Papers Inc

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Jan 2014 – Dec 2016

Committee Chair & Board Member

Work: (574)244-9990
Mobile:  (215) 760-1613
Skype:  bashpole
Email:bashpole@updentity.comNorth Webster Chamber

Benjamin C. Ashpole is a president and CEO who helps organizations facilitate stronger communication and improved relations with their constituents by keeping their database complete and current. Harnessing his expert knowledge in technology, Ben spearheaded the development of Updentity®, an automated solution for correcting, appending, and supplying consumer and business information.  Ben enjoys speaking with companies about how they can grow and thrive in our community.

Jan 2014 – Dec 2016

Helen Leinbach

North Webster Community Public Library

Helen has been the director of the library since 1990.  She has been a member of the Chamber for over 10 years and has been active on the board, including serving as Vice-President, since 2009.  She is also active in Lakeland Kiwanis.  Since moving here from Gaithersburg, Maryland in 1989, she has learned to value the people and places that make this community unique. She is pleased to work with other committed persons to help build a better community.

Greg Snavely

Mobile:  (574) 518-0776


Susan Littlefield



Theresa Davenport

Work:  (574) 457-5006226607_4150687896848_1886315512_n
Mobile:  (574) 275-3525

Theresa is the Marketing Manager at One Call Water, Inc. in Syracuse.  She moved to North Webster in July of 1989 and has lived in the area most of the following years.