Staff + Board

Board of Directors

DECI Board of Directors

The Downtown Eau Claire, Inc. Board of Directors is charged with fulfilling the organization’s purpose of promoting the development of business, cultural resources and activities within Downtown Eau Claire.


The Board consists of twenty-one individuals appointed as either Elected Directors or Perpetual Directors. Fourteen Elected Directors represent the businesses, neighborhoods and individuals of Downtown, and serve a two-year term. The seven Perpetual Directors represent the City Manager, City Council, UW-Eau Claire, and each of Downtown’s Business Improvement Districts (South Barstow, North Barstow, Water Street, and West Grand), and do not have a term limit.


Regular meetings of the Board of Directors are scheduled for the first Wednesday of each month. Meeting dates and times are subject to change. All meetings are open to the public.


View the Executive Committee below.

President Disa Wahlstrand
Vice President Michael Dill
Secretary Nick White
Treasurer TJ Atkins
Presidential Appointee Ann Sessions

Board Members

View the Board Roster below.

NameRepresentingRepresenting Link
TJ Atkins The Community Table Visit website
Aaron Brice Water Street BID Visit website
Angela Eberhardt Mayo Clinic Health System Visit website
Amy Erickson Latitude 44 Yoga Studio Visit website
Graham Barnes No Boundaries Tiny Homes Visit website
Mike Dill Royal Credit Union Visit website
Julia Johnson S. Barstow BID Visit website
Rachel Kjos JAMF Visit website
Brian Maki Volume One Visit website
Jason Manz North Barstow/Medical BID Visit website
Scott Rannila Oakwood Bank Visit website
Bob Schraufnagel North Riverfronts Neighborhood Visit website
Ann Sessions West Grand Avenue BID Visit website
Dave Solberg City of Eau Claire Visit website
Peggy O'Halloran Third Ward Neighborhood Visit website
Emilu Starck Ruder Ware Visit website
Rose Johnson Offbeats Violin Shop Visit website
Disa Wahlstrand Ayres Associates Visit website
Terry Weld Eau Claire City Council Visit website 
Nick White Chippewa Valley Tours Visit website
Jake Wrasse University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire Visit website

Current Committees

  • Arts & Culture
  • Events & Volunteers
  • Infrastructure & Development
  • Marketing & Communications
  • Membership & Nomination