Boerger Named Kansas City, KS Chamber of Commerce Chairman of the Board
Kansas Speedway President Jeff Boerger has been named chairman of the board of the Kansas City, KS (KCK) Chamber of Commerce. Boerger will serve the remainder of 2007 to replace former Chair Irene Cumming who is moving to Chicago for a new position and he will continue as chairman of the board through December 31, 2008.
"I'm looking forward to beginning my tenure as chairman of the board for the KCK Chamber of Commerce," said Boerger. "There are a lot of great things going on in the Kansas City, KS area and over the last seven years, the area has seen tremendous growth. I look forward to seeing this positive development continue during my term as chairman.
"I also want to thank Irene Cumming for her work and support during her term as Chair."
"Our staff is excited about Jeff's new role as Chair," said Cindy Cash, KCK Chamber President. "We know the talents and skills he brings to the position. We believe our Chamber will be even more active and vibrant under Jeff's leadership."
Prior to joining Kansas Speedway in 1998, Boerger was vice president of business development for the Kansas City Area Development Council. He was also the director of business development for the Greater Knoxville (Tenn.) Chamber of Commerce from 1991-1994.
Boerger, who has been president of Kansas Speedway since 2002, has been a KCK Chamber of Commerce board member for five years.
Season tickets are available for September 2007 and April 2008, which includes the NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series Kansas 400, the NASCAR Busch Series Yellow Transportation 300, the USAC kansasspeedwayl.com 100, the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series O'Reilly Auto Parts 250 and the IndyCar Series Kansas Lottery Indy 300. Tickets can be purchased online at www.kansasspeedway.com or by calling 866.460.RACE.