Greater Hall Chamber Announces 2008-2009 Officers and Board

Greater Hall Chamber Announces 2008-2009 Officers and Board

The Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to supporting an aggressive business environment and making a positive contribution to the community. Founded in 1908, the Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce is celebrating its 100 Year Anniversary and remains a voice for business in Gainesville-Hall County. The Chamber offers a full range of business services and is led by a group of dedicated business professionals and community leaders. 2008-09 Officers:

Chairman – R.K. Whitehead, Whitehead Die Casting

Chair-Elect – Emily Bagwell, Whelchel Dunlap Jarrard & Walker

Treasurer – Mark Bell, The Bell Company

Vice Chair Economic Development – Benny Bagwell, Jackson EMC

Vice Chair Education – Tami Lee, Brenau University

Vice Chair Government Affairs – Cooper Embry, United Community Bank

Vice Chair Marketing/Communications – Dr. Lynn Carter, Carter Chiropractic

Vice Chair Membership – Cindy Wilson, Gainesville Bank & Trust

Vice Chair South Hall Council – Mike Allen, Georgia Trust Bank

Vice Chair Community Affairs – Dixie Truelove, Truelove Dairy

Co-Chairs Hallmark Vision – Paul Chambers, AT&T; David Lee, Jackson EMC and Darrell Snyder, Georgia Power Company

Chair VISION 2030 – Rob Fowler, Turner Wood & Smith Insurance

Co-Chairs Centennial Celebration – Frank Norton, Jr., The Norton Agency and LeTrell Simpson, CON-SEN-SUS

Senior Advisor – John Vardeman, Morton Vardeman & Carlson

Immediate Past Chair – Denise Deal, Vision 2030

President and CEO – Kit Dunlap

Three (3) Year Newly Elected Directors (2008-2011) include:

Mike Allen, Georgia Trust Bank

Beth Baldwin, Edward Jones

Phillipa Moss, Gainesville-Hall County Community Service Center

Chad Bolton, Northeast Georgia Medical Center

Allen Nivens, The Norton Agency

Phil Sutton, Kubota Manufacturing of America

Mike Williams, Lake Lanier Islands