STILLWATER, Okla. — Kelly Harris, owner and co-founder of Keystone Engineering and Surveying, has been named to a three-year term on the Stillwater Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. She began her new term after completing a one-year appointment. The 2013 Board was announced at the Chamber’s annual dinner on January 17, 2013.
The Board of Directors governs the Chamber of Commerce, helping accomplish its goals for a better Stillwater. The Board’s twenty-two members set guidelines for Chamber business and serve as ambassadors for the Chamber and Stillwater.
Harris has been involved with the Chamber of Commerce since 2010 when she volunteered to join the community development committee. The committee makes recommendations to the Oklahoma Department of Transportation (ODOT) concerning improvements for city roads and intersections. This past year, the committee recommended safety improvements to two major intersections, at Perkins Road and 6th Avenue (Hwy 177 and Hwy 51) and Perkins Road and Airport Road, as well as widening Perkins Road to five lanes from McElroy to Lakeview Road. Harris joined the committee because of her engineering background and desire to become more involved in Stillwater.
Harris enjoys being on the Board of Directors because it allows her to feel more in touch with the community and city that she calls home. “Being a director lets me take a step back and look at the town as a whole again,” Harris said. “It gives me a fresh perspective every month.”