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Sheila Tracy Announces Retirement from Northland Chamber









December 8, 2020 — Sheila Tracy, President of the Northland Regional Chamber of Commerce, is retiring from her position effective June 30, 2021. In the interim, the Northland Chamber’s Board of Directors has appointed Jenny Johnston, Events & Communications Director, as interim president.

Sheila Tracy has been President of the Northland Regional Chamber of Commerce for the last 28 years. Notably, Sheila and the Chamber worked on several large capital improvement projects such as the Christopher S. Bond Bridge, the new terminal at KCI, and most recently – the Buck O’Neil bridge. Sheila worked with Governor Parson on the Proposition D campaign, where the Northland Chamber hosted the Governor on his statewide campaign tour in October 2018.


Prior to her commitment to the Northland, Sheila has also worked for the Richmond and Independence Chambers of Commerce. Previously, she was Chair of the Missouri Chamber of Commerce Executives of Missouri Board of Directors, and is a graduate of LEAD Independence, Leadership Missouri and the Institute of Organizational Management. Sheila has earned the title of Certified Chamber Executive through the American Chamber of Commerce Executives. Under Sheila’s leadership, the Northland Chamber has fostered excellent relationships with local, state, and federal elected officials, along with various organizations and agencies such as the Missouri Department of Transportation and the Mid-America Regional Council. Of special note, Sheila has served on numerous boards and community engagement entities including the MARC Total Transportation Policy Committee, Twin Creeks Task Force, Platte County TIF Advisory Committee, KCI Advisory Group, KC Rising, and the Kansas City Arts Council, among others. 

The entire Northland community joins in thanking Sheila for her years of dedicated service and in wishing her and her family all the best in their future endeavors.