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Committees

Amherst Area Chamber of Commerce Committees

You get out what you put in at the Chamber. So lean in and participate. Consider joining a committee. It is a great way to get more involved, promote your business, and, meet new people. Take advantage of this leadership opportunity for you to unlock personal and professional growth.

Committees are part of what make the Chamber a strong and resilient institution. Email Chamber Executive Director Claudia Pazmany at claudia@amherstarea.com to learn about volunteer and leadership opportunities.

Finance

Finance Committee Members

Robin Brown, Inn on Boltwood, Treasurer
Sean Cleary, Amherst Copy & Designworks
Elizabeth Craun, Hampshire College
Michael Gay, PeoplesBank
Maura Guzik, Greenfield Northampton Cooperative Bank
Kishore Parmar, Pioneer Valley Hotel Group
Aelan Tierney, Kuhn Riddle Architects

Ambassadors

This committee is our new business welcome wagon! Members reach out to new and existing members to learn what they are looking for from Chamber membership. The group welcomes new members and hand-delivers New Member packets. Meets monthly. This is a great opportunity to meet new businesses and introduce your business, while serving the Chamber's mission to promote the business community!

Chamber Ambassadors

Jessye Deane, Community Action Pioneer Valley / F45 Training Hampshire Meadows, Chair
Kim Alli, Greenfield Savings Bank
Amy Bovaird, Edward Jones Financial Advisor
Joan Dahl-Lussier, Hadley Farms Meeting House
Kyle Dumas, Greenfield Savings Bank
Lisa Eugin, Encharter Insurance
Youssef Fadel, NEPM
Tracy Faulstick, Wagging Tails Pet Resort
Jenicca Gallagher, Greenfield Northampton Cooperative Bank
Leah Gay, Bresnahan Insurance
Harry Georgiades, McNamara Waste Services
Molly Keegan, Curran & Keegan Financial
Georgia Moore, Cooley Dickinson Health Care
Amelia Mosley, Comcast Business
Alex Sieracki, Mercedes-Benz of Springfield
Chris Blauvelt, Innovara, Ex-Officio & Former Chair

Government Affairs & Policy Advocacy

Government Affairs & Policy Advocacy Committee

Kishore Parmar, Pioneer Valley Hotel Group, Chair
Jim Brassord, Amherst College
Alex Laguerra Sierra, Amherst Innovative Living
Hannah Rechtshaffen, The Mill District
Aelan Tierney, Kuhn Riddle Architects
Equity & Inclusion Task Force

Equity & Inclusion Task Force Members

Chamber Board Members
Elizabeth Craun, Hampshire College
Hannah Rechtshaffen, The Mill District
Alex Laguerra Sierra, Amherst Innovative Living
Aelan Tierney, Kuhn Riddle Architects

Community Members
Jennifer Moyston, Town of Amherst, Chair
Angelica Castro, Mount Holyoke College
Robert Krumrey, MercyHouse
Genève Roachford, Student, Mount Holyoke College

Ex-Officio Members:
Claudia Pazmany, Amherst Area Chamber of Commerce
John Page, Amherst Area Chamber of Commerce

A+ Awards Dinner
Annual Charity Golf Tournament
Margarita Madness

Margarita Committee Members

Marketing & Programming

Marketing Committee Members

Sean Cleary, Amherst Copy & Designworks
Alex Laguerra Sierra, Amherst Innovative Living
Beth Pearson, Pearson Wallace Insurance, LLC
Hannah Rechtschaffen, W.D. Cowls, Inc.
John Page, Amherst Area Chamber of Commerce

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