Local Chambers Have a Seat on State Chamber Board
The Cumberland Times-News ran this item about Bill Meagher of Lakeside Creamery representing the Garrett County Chamber on the Maryland Chamber’s Board of Directors.
The Garrett County Chamber has always done a great job working in partnership with the State Chamber. Like WISP Resort’s Jerry Geisler before him, Bill is an active business leader who brings a lot vision and leadership to the State Chamber’s board. He also brought some really good ice cream to the board’s recent retreat, but that’s another story.
All county chambers are encouraged to elect someone from their leadership to serve on the Maryland Chamber’s board. These local reps serve a really important role. They’re a critical link to local business communities throughout the state. They bring a local perspective to the Board’s deliberations, and they help spread the word about the State Chamber’s activities and advocacy efforts business people across the state.
We currently have an outstanding group of local chamber reps. Not only do they represent business communities from throughout the state, they represent varying types of businesses — small businesses, restaurants, law firms, banks, and more. Here is a current list of the Maryland Chamber board members who represent local chambers:
George R. Ames, Jr.
Representing the Dorchester County Chamber of Commerce
Owner, Hemingway’s, Inc.
Representing the Queen Anne’s County Chamber
Senior Vice President, Bank of America - Mid Atlantic
Representing the Baltimore County Chamber
Vice President, MECU of Baltimore, Inc.
Representing the Baltimore City Chamber
Associate V. P., Government Affairs, Adventist HealthCare
Representing the Montgomery County Chamber
Mark E. Friis
President & CEO, Rodgers Consulting, Inc.
Representing the Frederick County Chamber
Ed H. Lough LUTCF
Financial Representative, Northwestern Mutual
Representing the Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber
Partner, O’Malley, Miles, Nylen & Gilmore
Representing the Prince George’s County Chamber
Owner, Lakeside Creamery
Representing the Garrett County Chamber
Executive Director, Maryland Coal Association C/O Marland Coal, Inc.
Representing the Allegany County Chamber
Manager, Admiral Dry Cleaners
Representing the Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce
Paul G. Skalny, Esq.
Partner, Davis, Agnor, Rapaport & Skalny, LLC
Representing the Howard County Chamber