2017 BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Congratulations to the 2017 Board of Directors for the Cuyahoga Falls Chamber of Commerce as nominated and voted on by the general membership at the Annual Meeting/Luncheon on November 16, 2016. The 2017 Board of Directors were then officially sworn in by Mayor Don Walters at the 2016 Holiday Party at the SYB Banquet Hall. Thank you to Mayor Don Walters for swearing in the 2017 Board Members! We appreciate your support!
2017 BOARD MEMBERS:
Aaron Barnhart- Westfield Bank
Angela Colecchi – Neoshred
Marie cutlip – better financial solutions, CPA – 2017 Newly elected board member
David Fox – National Church Residences Bath Road – 2017 Re-elected board member
Allan Mangus – Riverfront YMCA
Christine Petroff – Peoples Bank
Jake Ricker – PNC Bank
Kathy Romito – Western Reserve Hospital – 2017 Re-elected board member
Kassie Shaffer – Fresche Catering – 2017 Newly elected board member
Jim Stein – Minnesota Insured Title Agency, Inc.
Brent VanFossen – Metropolis Popcorn
Keith Viers – Ohio Savings Bank
Nate Winston—E.C.P. Auto Repair & Service – 2017 Newly elected board member
Board Ex Officio:
Walter Davis, Woodridge Local Schools
Dr. Todd Nichols, Cuyahoga Falls City Schools
2017 Board Members Elected by Membership
The 2017 Cuyahoga Falls Chamber of Commerce Board Member nominated slate with 11 Board Member Candidates were presented to the membership for a final vote at the November 16, 2016 Luncheon/2016 Annual Meeting at Silver Lake Country Club. There were 5 open seats to be filled by election.
Nominations for 2017 Board of Directors Candidates were accepted until September 30, 2016– 12 Noon at the Chamber Office. Each Nominated Candidate was contacted and asked to submit a mini-bio/photo by September 30, 2016 – 12 noon. 2017 Nominations Chairperson – Christine Petroff, Peoples Bank, Board Secretary. They will each serve a 3 year term.
Cuyahoga Falls Chamber of Commerce
2017 Board Meetings 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Quirk Cultural Center, 1201 Grant Avenue – Meeting Room #204 (located on the 2nd floor).
- January 10
- February 14
- March 14
- April 11
- May 9
- June 13
- July – no meeting
- August 8
- September 12
- October 10
- November 14
- December 12
Here is what our Chamber of Commerce Board Members have to say!
“The Chamber has been one of the key components in helping me build my network. I have been able to elevate my personal and professional brand by building and sustaining chamber relationships.
The business contacts I have made in the chamber have been extremely helpful. The chamber is all about connecting business and it serves that purpose well.
I am personally grateful for the friends I have made in the chamber. Whether it is personal or professional, I can always rely on my chamber family.” – Kathy S. Romito, Community Relations Manager, Western Reserve Hospital
“I love our Chamber because it joins professionals in ways that promotes and facilitates lifelong friendships and relationships that strengthen the community.” – Marie Cutlip, CPA Better Financial Solutions
“My business could not have grown this much without the Cuyahoga Falls Chamber.” -Kassie Shaffer, Co-Owner, Fresche Catering
“The Cuyahoga Falls chamber has really helped me overcome my fear of talking in front of large groups about my business and to get me to become more outgoing with other local businesses.” – Nate Winston, Co-Owner, E.C. P. Auto Repair
“The Cuyahoga Falls Chamber of Commerce has helped me make connections, develop professional relationships, and grow my business!” – Brent VanFossen, Owner, Metropolis Gourmet Popcorn – Handcrafted Desserts