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ACCE Welcomes New Board Members

Will Burns on Thursday, October 8, 2020 at 12:00:00 am

The Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives welcomed 22 new members to its board of directors during the organization's annual meeting, held virtually on Sept. 29. 

Members of ACCE's board of directors represent chambers of all shapes and sizes, including many of the world's most influential regional chambers of commerce. A 14 member executive committee leads the 70 member board, which is currently chaired by Jay Byers, CCE, IOM, CEO of the Greater Des Moines Partnership. 

Chamber leaders appointed to the board last week include: 

Juliet Abdel, IOM
President & CEO
Westminster Chamber of Commerce

Alisha Benson, IOM
Chief Executive Officer
Greater Spokane Inc.

Kathy Blank
Vice President
McKinney Chamber of Commerce

Kati Capozzi
President & CEO
Alaska Chamber

Terra Carroll, CCEC, IOM
President & CEO
North Augusta Chamber of Commerce

Doris Carson Williams, CCE
President & CEO
African American Chamber of Commerce of Western Pennsylvania

Graham Cobb
President & CEO
Greater Bentonville Area Chamber of Commerce

Eric Godet Sr.
President & CEO
Greater Gainesville Chamber of Commerce

David Griggs, CEcD, EDFP
President & CEO
MetroHartford Alliance

Kenneth James
Director of Inclusion
Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce

Brad Lacy, CCE
President & CEO
Conway Area Chamber of Commerce

Rachel Morris, MBA
Executive Director
Rolesville Chamber of Commerce

Matt Morrow
President
Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce

Jim Page, CCE, IOM
President & CEO
Chamber of Commerce of West Alabama

Matt Pivarnik, CCE, IOM
President & CEO
Greater Topeka Partnership

James Reddish, CEcD
Executive Vice President
Little Rock Regional Chamber of Commerce

Kuma Roberts
Vice President of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Tulsa Regional Chamber of Commerce

Beverly Robertson
President & CEO
Greater Memphis Chamber of Commerce

Maria Salinas
President & CEO
Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce

Kevin Sheilley
President & CEO
Ocala/Marion County Chamber of Commerce

Ashli Watts
President & CEO
Kentucky Chamber of Commerce

Angela Whitcomb, IOM
President
Shakopee Chamber & Visitors Bureau

ACCE is a professional development organization serving the women and men who lead local, regional and statewide chambers of commerce and similar private sector-led economic development organizations around the world. The Alexandria, Va.-based association represents nearly 9,000 professionals who work for and with more than 1,300 chambers of commerce.

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