History MA student is Waupun Area Chamber of Commerce interim director

Zac Dickhut and a display of visitor information he has assembled at the Waupun Area Chamber of Commerce. He has been acting director of the chamber since March and says he is eager to aid the group in its mission.

Zac Dickhut, a UWM master’s student in public history and museum studies, was profiled in the Daily Citizen for his volunteer efforts in his hometown of Waupun, Wisconsin. where he serves as the interim director of the Waupun Area Chamber of Commerce and lends his time and talents to the Waupun Historical Society. It’s a part-time job, but Dickhut makes the most of it.

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“I’ve been in this position since March,” he told the Daily Citizen, “and I’ve been slowly getting around to talk to as many chamber members as I can.

“It takes time to get to meet members because I want to do more than just pop in and say hello. I want to have a substantive conversation about where their business is, what they’re looking for from the chamber, what they want from the city as a whole and how best to accomplish that. It has been a slow process but it has been consistent.

“It’s something I’m passionate about. I want to see them grow and prosper and to see the city grow and prosper.”

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