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MILFORD, PA, — February 21, 2023 — The Pike County Chamber of Commerce welcomed new and returning board members at a virtual installment ceremony in January and quickly kicked off planning for events in 2023. Board President Jennifer Passenti opened the virtual ceremony held online due to inclement weather and James Baron, Esq. administered the oath of office to incoming members. 

Among the eleven board members for 2023 are leaders in education, government, real estate, workforce development, public utilities, small business and tourism. The following individuals comprise the Pike County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors:

Jennifer Passenti
Lackawanna College – Lake Region Center 
Paul M. Brislin, E. A.
Paul M. Brislin, E.A.
Matt Osterberg
Pike County Commissioner
1st Vice President
Katrina Mancini
Pike County Light & Power
Assistant Treasurer
James Hamill
Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau
Dorothy Winhold
Davis R. Chant Realtors
2nd Vice President
Cindy DeFebo
Pike County Workforce Development Agency
Non-Officer Director
Amelia Battipaglia
SERVPRO of Pike/NE Monroe Counties
Davis R. Chant
Director Emeritus
Davis R. Chant Realtors, Owner
Amanda Cykosky
Wallenpaupack Area School District
Non-Officer Director
Nicole Hammer

In 2023, the board of directors and its events committee has planned several events focused on its members and the community ranging from business-to-business networking and large-scale events including Chamber Champions in November. Visit the events calendar at to learn more about dates, times and locations of chamber events for 2023.

Check the events calendar for updated locations for Coffee & Commerce and Business to Business Mixers as well as the Chamber Champions Dinner scheduled for fall of 2023. This year’s events follow a successful 2022 event season for the chamber with more than a half dozen business-to-business mixers as well as the informative and inspiring Pike State of the County Dinner held at the Best Western at Hunt’s Landing in Matamoras last fall.

“This is a very exciting year for the Pike County Chamber of Commerce and its members as we work together to strengthen our network of business leaders, workforce and community partnerships,” said Passenti. “We are fortunate to have a strong board with an equally strong membership to make this coming year a major success for the business community in Pike County.”

Want to join the Pike County Chamber of Commerce as a member? Learn more about member benefits and visit the website for detailed information.