The Colby Diplomats are a committee of area businesswomen who serve as the service arm of the Chamber. They help promote Colby and Thomas County, establish goodwill among the business community and host Chamber events.
The 2017-18 Colby Diplomats are (front row, from left): Amanda McGreer (Adams State Bank), Crystal Pounds (Colby Comm. College), Melissa Schneider (Leroy’s Printing), Jenna Tuma, president (Plum Creek Ltd.). Back row (from left): Keesa Merriman (Keesa Photography), Courtney McCarty (Citizens Medical Center), Paula Halvorson (CHS), Tammy Strutt (People’s State Bank), Jessica Vaughn (Farm Credit of Western Kansas), Kristina Hemel (Stock Realty and Auction), Janice Cates (Western State Bank), and Janet Harper. Not shown: Quinnlyn Carpenter (Woofter Construction), Dana Carter (City Limits Convention Center) and Brette Hankin (Colby Community College).