Board Member Spotlight: Jill Paugel
Evansville, WI
03/03/2020 07:30 AM

Evansville Chamber of Commerce &  Tourism Board Member Spotlight

The Evansville Chamber of Commerce & Tourism is served by a 12 person volunteer board.  The board works diligently and donates many hours providing strategic planning, budget oversight and serving on many committees planning member benefits, activities and community events.  

Introducing Chamber Board President, Jill Paugel

Jill Paugel, Grams Insurance Agency, LLC


Role at Company:  Account Executive/Commercial & Personal Lines Property & Casualty Insurance Agent

Current role at the Chamber:  President, Budget & Finance Committee, Event & Fundraiser Committees, and Structure & Organization Ad-hoc Committee

How long have you been a chamber member?  5 years

Why Do You Participate in the Chamber  To help promote support of local businesses, and to try to bring awareness to the need for new businesses and industry in Evansville.

Favorite thing about being a chamber member?  The people I meet.


What is the one thing you cannot resist?  A sale, I love to shop and love getting a great deal even more.

What is your greatest fear?  Regret.

Where is your favorite place to be?  At home.

Where is the best place you’ve traveled to and why?  The Bahamas – sunshine and beautiful beaches.

What’s the weirdest job you’ve ever had?  Picking strawberries.

Favorite line from a movie? “Beginnings are usually scary, endings are usually sad, but it's what's in the middle that counts. So when you find yourself at the beginning, just give hope a chance to float up. And it will.”  Steven Rogers, Hope Floats: The Screenplay

Tell us something that might surprise us about you.  I used to participate in mini-rod tractor pulling.

What are 3 words you’d use to describe yourself?  Organized, dependable, and honest.

If you won the lottery, what is the first thing you would do?  No more loan payments or credit card payments.

When you have 30 minutes of free-time, how do you pass the time?  Reading blogs.

What is the first concert you attended?  Ozzy Osbourne, Slaughter, and Ugly Kid Joe

What music is on your iPhone/Android phone?  I just downloaded the Amazon Music App.  Starting my playlist with 90’s Hits.

What chore do you absolutely hate doing?  Cleaning windows.

How do you balance your career and family?  It’s a balancing act.  I take it one day at a time.

The board is elected during the Annual Membership meeting in December and serves a 3 year term.  If you are interested in consideration for a board position in the future, submit your name to


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