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Government Affairs & Policy Advocacy

Our Priorities

The mission of the Amherst Area Chamber of Commerce is to create, maintain and promote a vital, thriving business climate throughout the Amherst area and to initiate and support the civic, educational, recreational and economic well being of the Amherst Area.

Curent Initiatives

  • The Annual Charity Golf Tournament is an opportunity to come together and network with members of the business community while enjoying outdoor recreation and some friendly competition.
  • Over 100 golfers come out to support the Chamber and its contribution, along with Cooley Dickinson Health Care, of two scholarships as well as benefit the featured local non-profit, which rotates annually.
  • We look forward to seeing you out on the course!

Chamber 2019 Legislative Breakfast Highlights New Electeds and Brings Region Together

By John Page | October 27, 2019 | Comments Off on Chamber 2019 Legislative Breakfast Highlights New Electeds and Brings Region Together

In 2019, the Amherst Area had several candidates elected that were serving in their first term. Locally, in Amherst, the inaugural Town Council was finishing up their first year with Lynn Griesemer serving as the first President of the Council. Likewise, in Hadley, Christian Stanley was serving as Select Board Chair in his first year…

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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
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