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Prince William Chamber Installs 2013-2014 Board of Directors

Tuesday, July 2, 2013

 Press Release

For Immediate Release             

Date: July 2, 2013                            


Contact: Andrea Whaley, Director of Events

  Prince William Chamber of Commerce, 703-368-6600



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


Chairman Elect

Debbie J. Bennett, Bennett, Atkinson & Associates, P.C.


Chairman-Elect Nominee

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 or call the Prince William Chamber at 703-368-6600.