For Immediate Release
Date: July 2, 2013
Contact: Andrea Whaley, Director of Events
Prince William Chamber of Commerce
Prince William Chamber Installs 2013-2014 Board of Directors
Annual Meeting Completes Third Year of Business for Chamber
Prince William, Virginia – Members of the Prince William Chamber of Commerce recently gathered to close out their third fiscal year with an Annual Meeting and Installation of Officers at Stonewall Golf Club in Gainesville. The luncheon, sponsored by MTCI-Management & Training Consultants, Inc. served as a celebratory showcase with an Annual Report from Chamber President & CEO Rob Clapper as well as remarks from outgoing Chairman Pete Dolan, Walsh, Colucci, Lubeley, Emrich & Walsh, PC and incoming Chairman William White, Apple Federal Credit Union.
Highlights from the year included launching the Prince William Business Academy and the Northern Virginia Executive Forum, as well as the Veteran’s Council; each aimed at engaging a different portion of the business community.
Dalena Kanouse, Owner and Chairwoman of event sponsor MTCI noted during her time at the podium that the Prince William Chamber has been a catalyst for her company’s growth in recent years. She also thanked the leadership of the various committees she oversees for the work they do to move forward the Chamber’s community outreach initiatives.
As the outgoing Chairman, Dolan concluded his remarks saying, “As we look toward 2014 and beyond, I remain optimistic about the importance of our Chamber to the success of our community and to our economy.”
Now in its fourth year of creating opportunity for area businesses, the Prince William Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce its 2013-2014 Board of Directors. They are:
Chairman of the Board
William H. White, Apple Federal Credit Union
Immediate Past Chairman
Peter M. Dolan, Walsh, Colucci, Lubeley, Emrich & Walsh PC
Debbie J. Bennett, Bennett, Atkinson & Associates, P.C.
Dalena Kanouse, MTCI - Management and Training Consultants, Inc.
President & CEO
Robert H. Clapper, II, Prince William Chamber of Commerce
Jim Aram, Advantage Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation LLC
Jennifer Aument, Transurban
Patty Baisden, QMT Windchimes
C.C. Bartholomew, Long & Foster Realtors
Tracy Baynard, McGuire Woods Consulting, LLC
Roy Beckner, S. W. Rodgers Company, Inc.
Mike Carlin, Access Point Public Affairs, LLC
Steve Daves, R.W. Murray Co.
Betty Dean, Didlake, Inc.
Larry Dickenson, R. E. Daffan, Inc.
Bishop Lyle Dukes, Harvest Life Changers Church
Bill Duvall, DuvallWheeler, CPAs
Jim Elliott, First Virginia Community Bank
Randolph D. Frostick, Vanderpool, Frostick & Nishanian, P.C.
Gary Gardner, Dewberry
Brian M. Gordon, Apartment & Office Building Association of Metropolitan Washington
Sharon Henry, PWCS, Community & Business Engagement Office/SPARK
Todd W. Hewitt, Cardinal Bank
Dr. Sam Hill, Northern Virginia Community College
Heather Huneycutt, Novant Health
Dr. Annie Hunt Burriss, George Mason University, Prince William Campus
Tim Jackson, MDA Technologies Group LLC
Deborah Tompkins Johnson, Dominion Virginia Power
Stephen Johnson, Uno Chicago Grill
Jeff Kaczmarek, Prince William County Economic Development
Ann Marie Maher, Discover Prince William & Manassas
Bruce Moore, Internet Ad Management Inc.
Traci Morris-Cole, I-95 Business Park Management, LLC
Martin Nohe, Appliance Connection
Megan Perry, Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center
David Rea, BAE Systems
Matt Rogers, Live Nation Entertainment
Donna L. Snellings, NOVEC - Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative
Brent Watts, TML - A Xerox Company
Additional sponsors at the Prince William Chamber of Commerce included Appliance Connection, The Prince William Times and Al Nasiri-State Farm Insurance. Dalena Kanouse, Owner and Chairwoman of MTCI-Management & Training Consultants, Inc. was also honored as Chamber Member of the Year for her outstanding leadership and professional contributions to the Chamber.
The members of the 2013-2014 Prince William Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. (Front Row L to R: Rob Clapper, Patty Baisden, C.C. Bartholomew, Bill Duvall, Todd Hewitt, Debbie Bennett, Dalena Kanouse) (2nd Row L to R: Jim Elliott, Heather Huneycutt, Steve Johnson, Deborah Johnson, Dr. Sam Hill) (3rd Row L to R: David Rea, Dr. Annie Hunt-Burris, Pete Dolan, Randy Frostick, Steve Daves, Brent Watts) (Back Row L to R: Mike Carlin, Roy Beckner, Larry Dickenson, Tim Jackson, Bill White, Anne Marie Maher, Matt Rogers)
A very surprised Dalena Kanouse accepts the award for Chamber Member of the Year from Chamber Chairman Pete Dolan and President & CEO Rob Clapper.
About the Prince William Chamber of Commerce:
The Prince William Chamber of Commerce is the largest voice for the business community in the Washington, DC Metropolitan region. Together with our nearly 2,000 members that represent over 70,000 employees, we work to create an environment where business and people thrive. To accomplish this, we focus our efforts in the key areas of business growth, economic development, advocacy, education and community outreach. In this way, we are building a solid foundation for the success of our business members and our community. For more information, visit our website at www.pwchamber.org or call the Prince William Chamber at 703-368-6600.