The Pike County Chamber of Commerce welcomed six newly appointed Directors to the Board recently. The new Directors are Michele Baehr, Derek Bellinger, Jack Boyle, Michael Sokoloski, Dr. Gina Vives and Jody Welsh.
Michele Baehr is the Executive Director of the American Red Cross covering Pike, Wayne and Monroe Counties. She is active in the Rotary Club of Stroudsburgs, Red Cross and her church.
Derek Bellinger is the Lords Valley Branch Manager of NBT Bank. Derek comes from Wayne County and is involved with Wayne/Pike CEF and is a Sunday school teacher at his church.
Jack Boyle comes from the Middletown Community Health Center that recently opened in Milford and he is the Senior Manager of Development. Jack is part of the Association of Development Officers, Association of Fundraising Professional & Past President of the Westchester-Fairfield Chapter of Public Relations Society of America.
Michael Sokoloski is from Bayada Home Health Care and is the Community Liaison covering Pike and Monroe Counties. Mike is a Board member with the Lackawanna County Area Agency on Aging Board Member, the Bayada PAC Board and the River Valley Senior Provider Group Board member. Mike is also an ALS liaison for Bayada, an ACS “Coaches vs. Cancer” Committee member and is part of the Alzheimers Memory Walk.
Dr. Gina Vives is the Director of Curriculum & Technology at the Delaware Valley School District. Dr. Vives is a member of the International Society for Tech. in Education, Association for Supervision & Curriculum Development, PA Association for Supervision & Curriculum Development, PA Association for School Administrator and the International Association for K-12 Online Learning.
To round off our new group is Jody Welch. Jody is the Owner of Two Ladies Cleaning Service which covers the PA, NJ & NY areas. Jody is an active member of A.B.A.T.E. of Pike County and works with members of the Matamoras Recreation planning events. Jody won the 2012 Top 20 under 40 Business Leaders.
The Pike County Chamber is proud to welcome this exceptional group of business leaders to its Board of Directors and we look forward to new and exciting opportunities for local business that these new additions can help with. Pike County Chamber President Paul Brislin expressed excitement welcoming the new members to the Board and thanked them for their future volunteer time and contributions they will be making the Pike County Chamber of Commerce and our community.
“Our organization is led by some of Pike County’s top professionals who understand that connecting with customers is the key to growth in today’s strongly competitive marketplace” stated President Brislin. For more information on the Pike County Chamber of Commerce please visit www.pikechamber.com.