Meet the Board

The Chamber is governed by a Board of Directors and supported by Chamber Staff.




Thomas Hess
135th and New Ave.
Lemont, IL 60439
(630) 257-4478

Thomas is a manager for CITGO petroleum corporation – 135th and New Ave and has worked at CITGO for 8 years, prior to that he was in law enforcement and retired after 28 years in Lemont. Tom is also a veteran of the Army and served overseas, Tom attended the FBI national academy and many other high level management training during his career and has a passion for helping others whenever he can and in any way he can and has helped many organizations by volunteerism and with financial help. Tom is also a member of the Romeoville Rotary club and the president elect when the current presidents term is up in 2016 along as a member of other organizations and looking forward to working with the Romeoville chamber of commerce on the board.
Lehmann, CraigÑ06/01/11Ñ425769 Craig Lehmann
Past Chair
Edward Jones Investment
452 Weber Road – Suite
Romeovlle, Il 60446
Phone: (815) 886-5672
term expires 2016
Craig is a Financial Advisor with Edward Jones in the Village of Romeoville at 135th and Weber Rd. Craig has been at this location since 2011 and was previously located in Downers Grove. Craig started in the financial services industry in 1997. “I enjoy working closely with families and business in the area to identify savings goals and then work toward achieving those goals by doing the best with what they have. All of this is done in a relaxed and educational way” When not working Craig enjoys spending time with his wife Melissa and son and daughter.RACC Service Ambassador Committee
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Scott E. Pointon


White Oak Library District

201 Normantown Rd, Romeoville, IL 60446

Phone: 815-552-4226

Term Expires 2019


Scott is the Director of the White Oak Library District, which proudly serves Crest Hill, Lockport, Romeoville and surrounding areas.  He earned a bachelor’s degree in History from Purdue University and a master’s degree in Library Science from Indiana University.  He is also a United States Marine Corps veteran. Scott has been working in public libraries since 1992.

Dawn Caldwell

Village of Romeoville
1050 W. Romeo Road
Romeoville, IL 60446
Phone: (815) 886-7200
Term Expires 2015
Dawn is the Assistant Village Manager for the Village of Romeoville. She has been in municipal government for 27 years and holds a BA in Political Science from Lewis University. Dawn is a member of the Illinois City/County Management Association, Illinois Association of Municipal Management Assistants, and several other professional organizations. Dawn has a strong passion for volunteerism, currently she volunteers her time for the Romeoville Rotary Club and American Cancer Society. Dawn has served on the Board of Directors for the Chamber of Commerce since 2009.
Lou_AguirreLou Aguirre
Lou’s Styling Place
225 W. Romeo Rd
Romeoville, IL 60446
Phone: (815) 886-3263
Fax: (815)258-0855
Term Expires 2017

Lou has been a licensed hair stylist for 36 yrs, a make up artist for 22 yrs., and skin care specialist.
Lou is the owner of Lou’s Styling Place, hair salon for the past 24 years. Lou’s Styling Place is an independently owned hair salon that is full service family salon. Besides hair care, Lou has her own cosmetic line named Lou’s Cosmetics.
Lou’s staffs two licensed employees where we keep up with the latest hair trends through continuing education.

Lou served one year on the Ethics Committee for the village of Romeoville.

Currently serving as Fire and Police commissioner for the village of Romeoville for one year.

Lou has been a resident of Romeoville for 44 years. She is fluent in Spanish.

RACC member since 2009.

Member of board of Directors since 2010.

Chair for Membership Development Committee

Maria Pavletic

Valley View Dental
441 N Weber Rd
Romeoville, IL 60446
(815) 372-0100
Term Expires 2017
Business Title:
Director of Marketing and Community Relations at Valley View Dental
Business-related info/accomplishments:
Over 10 years’ experience in marketing and design, most recently as an Independent Marketing Consultant at Pavletic Consulting Design, LLC. Before that, as Marketing Manager at EPI Marketing Services in Battle Creek, MICommunity Involvement Information
Community Service items of interest/accomplishments:
BNI past president (exceeding Expectations Chapter)
Kalamazoo Network past president (Kalamazoo, MI)
Kalamazoo Chamber of Commerce past member
Susan G Komen Southwest MI Supporter
Annunciation Church (Kalamazoo, MI) Parish Clergy Past Member
RACC Service
Number of years as a RACC Chamber member: First Year at RACC
Number of years as a RACC Board member: First Year as Board Member