North County Inc. Names 2018 Chairman of Its Board

Dr. Chris Kilbride

The board of directors of North County Incorporated (NCI) elected Dr. Chris Kilbride, superintendent for the Ritenour School District as its 2018 chairman of the board. Kilbride will serve a one-year term and succeeds Scott Negwer, president of Negwer Materials, who served on the NCI board since 2012.
Kilbride, superintendent since 2012, joined Ritenour in 1999 as a Hoech Middle School teacher before moving to district director of professional development. He also served as assistant principal and interim principal at Kratz Elementary and principal at Buder Elementary.
“It is a tremendous honor to serve as board chair,” said Dr. Kilbride. “I look forward to working with Rebecca Zoll, her staff and the entire board as we continue to serve as a catalyst for economic and community growth in North County.”
“We are extremely pleased to have Dr. Kilbride, outstanding educator and community leader, serve as our board chair,” said Zoll, president and CEO of NCI. “Chris will effectively guide and ensure the continued advocacy work NCI does for the North County community.”
North County Incorporated, Regional Development Association 2018 North County Incorporated Leadership
Officers
  • Chair – Chris Kilbride, Ed.D., Ritenour School District
  • Vice Chair – Austin Umbenhaur, US Bank
  • Secretary – Rick Stevens, Christian Hospital
  • Treasurer – Fletcher Wells II, St. John’s Bank & Trust Co.
  • Past Chair – Scott Negwer, Negwer Materials, Inc.

Executive Board of Directors
  • Dan Boyle, Boyle Law Firm, LLC
  • Patty Gould, Pattonville School District
  • Erica Henderson, St. Louis Economic Development Partnership
  • Sean Hogan, SSM Health DePaul Hospital
  • Eric James, Enterprise Holdings
  • Art McCoy, II, Ph.D., Jennings School District
  • Elizabeth Gassel Perkins, Ed.D, St. Louis Community College-Florissant Valley
  • Karen Pierre, University of Missouri-St. Louis
  • Mayor Matt Robinson, City of Hazelwood
  • Mark Tranel, Ph.D., Public Policy Research Center, University of Missouri-St. Louis

Board of Directors
  • Kim Bakker, SSM Health – St. Louis
  • Brenda Bobo-Fisher, North County Resident
  • Don Bohannon, Special School District
  • Daniel Boyle, Boyle Law Firm, LLC
  • Rosa Rue-Brown, Spanish Lake Community Assoc.
  • Bob Cerame, Paul Cerame Auto Group, Inc.
  • Andy Cook, Fred Weber, Inc.
  • Chief Ankeneth Corbin, Black Jack Fire Protection
  • Derek Craig, Regions Bank
  • Thomas Curran, Office of St. Louis County Executive
  • Joseph Davis, Ed.D., Ferguson-Florissant School District
  • Chief Dave Dotson, Pattonville Fire Protection Dist.
  • Lt. Col. Troy Doyle, St. Louis County Police
  • Brian Goldman, Northwest Chamber of Commerce
  • Patty Gould, Pattonville School District
  • Jim Guyre, Valley Industries
  • Nettie Collins-Hart, Ed.D., Hazelwood School District
  • Erica Henderson, St. Louis Economic Development Partnership
  • Sean Hogan, SSM Health DePaul Hospital
  • Eric James, Enterprise Holdings
  • Christopher Kilbride, Ed.D., Ritenour School District
  • Mayor James Knowles III, City of Ferguson
  • Venus Martz, Greater North County Chamber of Commerce
  • Art McCoy, II, Ph.D., Jennings School District
  • Karen McKay, North County Resident
  • Michael Moehlenkamp, Gary’s Automotive Service
  • Mayor Viola Murphy, City of Cool Valley
  • Scott Negwer, Negwer Materials, Inc.
  • John O’Mara, Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 562
  • Shirley Paro, City of Bellefontaine Neighbors
  • Charles Pearson, Ed.D, Normandy School Collaborative
  • Elizabeth Gassel Perkins, Ed.D., St. Louis Community College – Florissant Valley
  • Karen Pierre, University of Missouri-St. Louis
  • Rev. Cedric Portis, Third Presbyterian Church
  • Terry Proffitt, North County Resident
  • Mayor Matthew Robinson, City of Hazelwood
  • Pastor Nathan Ruback, Grace Lutheran Chapel & School
  • Mayor Thomas Schneider, City of Florissant
  • Scott Spurgeon, Ed.D., Riverview Gardens School District
  • Rick Stevens, Christian Hospital
  • Rance Thomas, Ph.D., John Knox Presbyterian Church
  • Mark Tranel, Ph.D., Public Policy Research Center (UMSL)
  • Austin Umbenhaur, U.S. Bank
  • Gina Walsh, State Senator
  • Fletcher Wells II, St. Johns Bank & Trust Co.
  • Sr. Karl Mary Winkelmann, Trinity Catholic High School


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North County Inc. Names 2018 Chairman of Its Board

The board of directors of North County Incorporated (NCI) elected Dr. Chris Kilbride, superintendent for the Ritenour School District as its 2018 chairman of the board. Kilbride will serve a one-year term and succeeds Scott Negwer, president of Negwer Materials, who served on the NCI board since 2012.
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