Chamber Committees

Our goals are achieved through the dedication of strong, member -driven committees. Join a committee today! Committees are an excellent way to meet fellow Lancaster Area Chamber of Commerce members. They also act as an ideal way to develop your employees. Through our committee structure, employees are offered an opportunity to enhance their team building, leadership and creative thinking skills.

Must be a member in good standing.

Event Committees:

The  Lancaster Area Chamber of Commerce  Event Committees plan and execute events and programs of interest to The Lancaster Area Chamber of Commerce members. The committees plan and implement major events for the year including;

Business Conferences: James Burke

Chamber Awards Gala:  Joyce Curry

Annual Golf Classic: Angelo Vecchio

Lancaster Village Walk:  Larry Nowak

Founders Day:  Mitch Martin

Evening On The  Greens Restaurant Showcase, Wine & Beer Tasting: Trisha McMahon

Marketing and Communications Committee: 

This Committee is responsible for developing outreach efforts and communicating to the organization.  This committee uses multiple media sources to insure our message reaches all of our members.  We understand that no matter how good our services are, our membership needs to understand the opportunities available with membership and which of our services are most meaningful for them.

Chairperson: David McMullen,  Niagara Lutheran Health Systems & The  Greenfields

Organizational Development Committee:

The Lancaster Area Chamber of Commerce Organizational Committee provides the leadership to keep our board of directors and staff operating at the level necessary to deliver high quality benefits for our members.  Please contact this committee should you have suggestions on how our chamber can improve its operations.

Chairperson, Wendy Blamowski, Evans Bank

Membership Committee:

Membership Committee is focused on retaining members, recruiting new members, and working with committees to best serve our membership. The Morning Business Exchange, Business After Hours, and quarterly member open houses aim to build and strengthen relationships with the goal of increasing sales and growing your business. Committee members are seen as “Chamber Ambassadors”, welcoming committee.

Chairperson: Natalie Photiadis,  Variety Club

Community Development Committee:

This committee is responsible for establishing a working relationship with other community organizations, agencies and our partners in government.

Chairperson:  Mitch Martin

Small Business Committee:

The Small Business Committee advocates for the numerous small businesses that make up our chamber membership.  This committee ensures that chamber programs benefit small business.

Chairperson: Gwendolyn Bork