Norma Lansing, President & CEO, IOM, ACE

Norma is an Illinois Accredited Chamber Executive, graduate of Institutes for Organization Management and a 40-year veteran in Chamber of Commerce management. She oversees the programs and services that the Chamber provides to our members and the community.

Norma is also actively involved in the community as a member of the Board of the Effingham Regional Growth Alliance, Effingham Regional Incubator Network, Effingham County CEO Advisory Board, Lake Land College Kluthe Center Advisory Board, and City of Effingham Tourism Advisory Board, member of Effingham Noon Rotary Club and Effingham Women of Today. She is past chairman of the board of the Illinois Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives and recipient of the association’s highest award for achievement, the Lester W. Brann Distinguished Chamber Executive Award. Lansing received the 2014 East Central Illinois Development Corporation’s Outstanding Leadership in Community and Economic Development.

Norma and her husband Ken have three children and six grandchildren and reside at Lake Sara.

Contact for:

  • Chamber policy issues
  • Business/community development
  • Chamber programs
  • Public relations


Becky Brown, Membership Director, NFCP

Becky is a Certified Not-For-Profit Executive and a 23 year veteran with the Chamber of Commerce. Her duties include membership recruitment and retention, scheduling of Business After Hours, Ribbon Cuttings, new member pictures and other membership programs.

Becky received her Associates Degree in Accounting from Lake Land College in 1994; a Dale Carnegie graduate in 1996; a graduate assistant in 1999 and completed the Pacific Institute Investment In Excellence Training in 2006. She is also active in the community as Past-President for Sunrise Rotary; a member of the Effingham Women of Today; Treasurer for Crossroads ABATE and a member of Grace Lutheran Church, Strasburg.

Becky and her husband Ken have two children and three grandchildren and reside in Effingham.

Contact for:

  • Chamber Membership Information
  • Business Referrals
  • Event Scheduling
  • Community Relocation Information


Nicole Morrison, Director of Marketing & Communications

Nicole is an Effingham native who recently moved back to the area after years in Edwardsville, St. Louis, and the central coast of California.  She graduated from Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville and uses her Public Relations degree to build personal and professional relationships, as well as, establish foundations for growth in each of her endeavors. 

She has a strong hospitality background, most notably in the catering and non-profit industry, and looks forward to using these skills for the benefit of the Chamber.  Nicole is most excited to engross herself in the Chamber mindset and meet new & prospective members!

Nicole currently lives in Effingham with her 3 ½ year old son, Dane.

Contact for:

  • Advertising
  • Marketing


Jamie Niemerg, Office Manager

Jamie has over 15 years’ experience with a background in office management, account representative and customer service. She is involved in the community and enjoys meeting new people. Jamie was raised in Effingham and then lived in St. Louis and Edwardsville after graduating from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. She and her family recently moved back to the Effingham area. She is an active member on the Advisory Board for Catholic Charities and serves on various committees within the organization to put together various events and programs for the area. As the Office Manager, Jamie looks forward to assisting Chamber Members to help them get the most of their membership.

Jamie and her husband Nate have two children and live in Teutopolis.