AEDC Board & Officers

Dan Draxler, AEDC President
Dan Draxler has served on the AEDC Board of Directors since its inception in 2008. He is currently the President of the Board and has been since 2008. Dan is the President/CEO of Bremer Bank where he has worked for 28 years. Dan has lived in Amery since 1987.
Phone: 715-268-3298, Email Dan Draxler
Paul Shafer, Director
Paul has been Executive Director of the AEDC since March of 2011. Paul is a retired Plant Manager of a local food production plant employing 150 people and doing 100+ million pounds of product annually. Paul has lived in Amery since 1984. More About Paul

Dan Draxler
Paul Schafer
Tom Bensen, AEDC Vice President
Tom Bensen has been a member of the AEDC board since 2009 and currently serves as the Vice President. Tom is currently the principal at Amery Middle School and has worked in this position since 1999.
Phone: 715-268-9771 Ext 303, Email Tom Bensen

Tom Benson
Matt Johnson, AEDC Secretary
Matt Johnson has served on the AEDC Board of Directors since its inception in 2008. He served as vice president from 2008-2011 and was elected secretary in 2011. Matt is a pharmacist and has owned Chet Johnson Drug in downtown Amery since April, 2000. Matt was born in Amery and has lived here his entire life.
Phone: 715-268-8121, Email Matt Johnson
Matt Johnson
Scott Jensen, AEDC Treasurer
Scott Jensen has served on the AEDC Board of Directors since its inception in 2008. Scott is the Vice President and Manager of Northwest Communications where he has worked since 1999. Scott was born in Amery and has lived here all his life.
Phone: 715-268-6066, Email Scott Jensen
Jensen
Paul Isakson Director
Paul Isakson has served on the AEDC Board of Directors since its inception in 2008. Paul served as the secretary of the AEDC from 2010 to 2011. Paul is the owner of Amery True Value and has been there for 35 years. Paul has lived in Amery since 1960.
Phone: 715-268-7170, Email Paul Isakson
Paul Isakson
Darcy Long, Director
Darcy Long has been a member of the AEDC Board of Directors since its inception in 2008. Darcy has been the City Administrator of Amery since 2008. Darcy has lived in Amery since 2008.
Phone: 715-268-7486, Email Darcy Long
Darcy Long
Dennis Malecek, Director
Dennis was elected to the AEDC Board in 2013. Dennis is currently the President & CEO of Dynatronix, Inc. where he has worked since 2004.
Email Dennis Malecek
Dennis Malecek
Doug Rinehart, Director
Doug Rinehart has served on the AEDC Board of Directors since its inception in 2008. Doug owns Dick's Fresh Market and 6 businesses in and around the Amery Community. Doug has lived in Amery for 14 years.
Phone: 715-268-7513, Email Doug Rinehart
Doug Rinehart
Mark Tryggestad. Director
Mark was elected to the AEDC Board in 2014. Mark is the Director of Pharmacy and Lean Flow facilitator for Amery Regional Medical Center, and he has been a resident of the Amery community since 1980.
Mark Tryggestad
Ed White, Director
Ed White was first elected to the board during its inception in 2008 and then after taking some time off was reelected in 2013. Ed is the owner of Williamson-White Funeral Home and Cremation Services.
Ed White
Jason Whitley, Director
Jason Whitley lives in Amery, Wisconsin with his wife, Chelsea, and four children. He is an alum of the Amery Public Schools - class of ‘89. He began his legal practice in 1996 and has been practicing in Western Wisconsin since that time. Jason is a partner in the Law Firm of Novitzke, Gust, Sempf, Whitley and Bergmanis.
Jason Whitley