If interested in serving on any of these committees
please email info@LynnAreachamber.com, unless noted.
2017 Co-Chairs: Christine Pierce (Columbia Insurance) and Johannah Conway (CN Office Solutions)
Open to All Members
The “A-Team” serves at the LACC’s welcoming committee. The “A-Team” attends Ribbon Cuttings to welcome new members to the LACC. In addition, our Ambassadors attend monthly networking events to make sure “new or shy” members are introduced to other members and feel connected to the organization. If you love meeting new people and networking, this is the committee for you!
Awards Committee for Annual Meeting
2017 Chair: Rick Wood (Wood & Associates Insurance Agency)
The Awards Committee is a short term committee that meetings from October – December to review and update all business award categories, suggest nominations and vet award recipients in preparation for the Annual meeting in February.
2017 Chairs: Christian Hassel (Atlantic Ambulance) and Joe Scianatico (Salem Five)
Open to All
The Annual Golf Tournament is held the 2nd Monday in August. The Committee of 6 – 8 volunteers starts planning in April/May and is responsible to assist with recruiting players/foursomes, sponsorships, auctions donations and golf bag gifts. The Annual Golf Tournament serves as a major fundraiser for the LACC.
Government Affairs Committee
2017 Chair: John Olson (Columbia Insurance Agency)
Open to All Members
The Government Affairs Committee is committed to reviewing, developing, and supporting issues that promote a positive, pro-active economic environment and enhanced quality of life in the Lynn Area and regionally. The purpose is to advocate for the business community to stimulate and grow the economy and generate jobs for the Lynn Area. The GAC partners with local City department heads, community leaders and local, state and federal officials on issues that affect business.
2017 Chair: Diana Moreno (Metro CU)
Open To All Members
Mission Statement: The International Committee was created to support and promote local diversified multicultural businesses within the resources provided by Lynn Area Chamber of Commerce.
Members of the committee help create the programming for this division of the LACC. Events will be at least 4xs a year.
2017 Chair: Christine Pierce, (Columbia Insurance)
The Membership Committee meets monthly to review member retention, initiatives to retain members and identify potential new leads for membership. In addition the committee organizes and executes the annual 2-day Membership Drive with 40+ volunteers. This committee meets monthly and weekly closer to the membership drive.
Nominating Committee for New Board of Directors
2017 Chair: Teresa Sarno (Beverly Bank)
In preparation for the Annual Meeting in February, this committee meeting for several months from October – December to review current Board members terms and to vet potential new Board member candidates for the Board of Directors. Asked to serve are past presidents and interested board members not up for re-election.
Women in Networking: (“WIN”)
2017 Chair: Susie Moniz (Moniz and Mendes, P.C.)
Open to All
The mission of the LACC Women in Networking Series is to educate, empower and inspire women either in or re-entering the workforce to network and learn from one another. WIN organizes four events a year that offer fun and professional networking and educational opportunities for women to meet and learn from one another. The Committee meets to create the series at the end and beginning of each year, and then meets when necessary. Much of the communications is done via email.
Young Professionals Group (YP)
2017 Co-Chairs: Anthony Migliaccio (Salvy the Florist), Jim Reece (Plumr) and Joe Scianatico (Salem Five)
The YPG is open to all members ages 22 – 45. The purpose is to give young entrepreneurs and young professionals a voice in the business community, create programming that speaks to their generation and be a resource to help them succeed. Members of the committee help create the programming for this division of the LACC. This committee is still in the information gathering stages but soon will meet either monthly or every other month with events at least 4 x a year.