Chamber Of Commerce Appoints Eight New Board Members

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The Huntington Township Chamber of Commerce has welcomed new members to serve on the organization’s Board of Directors. These eight individuals will join our current Board of Directors which is made up of a very prestigious group of individuals from diverse backgrounds. Representatives from large corporations to small mom and pop operations, not-for-profits, entrepreneurs, youth and “experienced” business people sit on our Board to make sure we meet the needs of all members in furtherance of our mission. The newly appointed who will support and serve the local Huntington community:

Alex Borg, Borg & Borg

Peter Pastorelli, Value Drugs

Eileen Knauer, Huntington YMCA

Michael Raspantini, Huntington Buzz

George Richardson, Huntington Hospital

Jim Condron, WALK Radio

Brian Yudewitz, IPGCE

Jennifer Cassidy, Wells Fargo

We thank the current Board of Directors for their continued loyalty and commitment:

Robert Bontempi,Chairman Otsuka America Pharmaceuticals, Inc

Lawrence Kushnick, Esq.,Vice Chair Kushnick & Pallici, PLLC

Michael Agnes,Vice Chair Bank of America

Robert Scheiner,Vice Chair H2M Group

Thomas Glascock,Treasurer Forchelli Law

Vita Scaturro,Secretary Community National Bank

Sara Bluestone,Leadership Huntington Foundation

William Bonesso,Forchelli Law

John Caracciolo,JVC Broadcasting

Vincent Casillo,NorthShore Financial Group- an office of Metlife

Steve Conte,Park Ave Asset Management

Michael DeCristofaro, John W. Engeman Theater

Sean Delehanty, BAE Systems

Mark Fogel, Marcum LLP

Neil Geschwind, Holtz, Rubenstein & Company

Patricia Grant, Gundermann & Gundermann Inc.

Susan Hayes, Verizon Communications

Mary Ann Hurd, Sunrise Outdoor Advertising

Jim Kelly, JVKellyGroup,Inc.

Maureen Leslie, Adelphi University

Jim McGowan, Adelphi University

Dr. George Santiago, Briarcliffe College

Peter Sloggatt, The Long Islander Newspapers

Jon Ten Haagen, CFP Ten Haagen Financial Group

Dolores Thompson, Huntington Station Enrichment Center

David Walsdorf, Walsdorf Insurance Agency Jim Werner, Halliday Financial

The mission of the Board of Directors is for each member to use his/her dedication and passion for the Huntington community and his/her diverse strengths to create opportunities and promote growth and prosperity for business as well as the local community.  The Huntington Township Chamber of Commerce serves as a business catalyst for making the Huntington community a natural choice in which to work, shop, play and live.  Chamber board members are individuals who volunteer to offer their expertise, knowledge and time to fulfill this vision.

“These new members will bring an abundance of new ideas, perspectives, and versatility that will only help us improve and make larger strides toward the future,” said Chamber Chairman Robert Bontempi.

About the Huntington Township Chamber of Commerce:

Incorporated in 1925 as a Chamber of Commerce in the Village of Huntington, the Huntington Township Chamber of Commerce represents the interests of business, industry, financial service, not-for-profit and other professionals within the greater Huntington area. Its mission is the promotion of business, economic development and job creation through the coordinated effort of its membership.

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