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Chamber Announces 2018 Board Chair and New Board Members



The Rensselaer County Regional Chamber of Commerce announces its 2018 Chair, Executive Committee and eight new board members. The Chamber’s Board of Directors is comprised of diverse business professionals who understand the needs of its membership and possess the energy and commitment to lead the Chamber.  Each new board member will serve a three-year term.

Chamber President Kate Manley said, “The diverse experience of these new members will enhance the board and ultimately our offerings as the Chamber. These additions will support our strategic vision to provide new opportunities for our members to market, develop and connect their businesses and meet their bottom line. Our mission, as a business, civic and economic development organization, is to address challenges and present opportunities for our members to grow, resulting in a vibrant economy. This is made possible through the guidance and dedication of our board.”

2018 Executive Committee:

NICOLE STEIN – Board Chair 2018

SEFCU

DENISE PADULA – Board Chair Elect 2019

The Alchar Printing Group

JOHN M. AHEARN – Past Chair

Rifenburg Construction, Inc.

JOHN MILLET – Treasurer

Bouchey & Clarke Benefits, Inc.

MICHAEL E. GINSBERG, ESQ. – Counsel

Pattison, Sampson, Ginsberg & Griffin, PC

KELLI ARNOLD – Vice Chair, Economic Development & Government Relations

KeyBank, NA

HOWARD GROSS – Vice Chair, Membership

eBizDocs

SUSAN KAMBRICH – Vice Chair, Programs & Marketing

Woodland Hill Montessori School

LAUREN GROFF – Chair, Leadership Institute Class of 2018

Groff NetWorks, LLC

VICTORIA CAROSELLA BAECKER – Chair, Leadership Institute Class of 2019

Capital District Physicians' Health Plan, Inc. (CDPHP)

 

 

2018 Incoming Board Members:

EDWIN C. ANKER IV, AIA

CSArch Architecture | Engineering | Construction Management

JERILEE BEAUDOIN

Pioneer Bank

NORMAN E. DASCHER JR., FACHE

St. Peter’s Health Partners

CHRISTOPHER NOLIN

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

RATNA RANDIVE

The Kaleel Jamison Consulting Group, Inc.

STEVEN SPANO

Center for Internet Security

JOHN TANNER III

Spectrum Reach

PAUL VON SCHENK, CIC

AMSURE

 

For information on the 2018 Rensselaer County Regional Chamber of Commerce Executive Committee or Board of Directors, please contact the Chamber at 518.274.7020 or visit our Board of Directors page.

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