Leadership

The Chamber of Commerce is governed by a Board of Directors made up of representatives of businesses and organizations throughout the community.  This diverse group brings a wealth of business and leadership experience to help promote, build, and support the most effective climate for economic development.

2019 OFFICERS AND BOARD OF DIRECTORS

CHAIRMAN
Frankie Gilmore
103.1 WJMA, 105.5/95.3 SAM-FM

CHAIRMAN-ELECT                                                                                                                                                                                                   

Chris Miller

Culpeper  Wellness Foundation – The Free Clinic of Culpeper

VICE-CHAIRMAN

Wade Schick

Chrysler of Culpeper

TREASURER                                                                                                                                                                          
Ginny Koontz
Piedmont Wealth Management

SECRETARY/ PRESIDENT/CEO
Wes Mayles
President/CEO, Culpeper Chamber of Commerce

COUNSELOR
Sophie Hudson

Kash Imprints

COUNSELOR

Chris Pearson
Yount, Hyde & Barbour, PC

 

Class of 2019

John Barker
Attollo Systems, LLC

Al Esh
The Ole Country Store

Lisa Peacock
Culpeper Department Human Services

Class of 2020

Randi Richards-Lutz

Culpeper County Public School System

Tom Boyd

RE/MAX Crossroads

Chris Smythers

Merchants Grocery Company, Inc.

Class of 2021

Jeff Hetmanski
Novant Health UVA Health System Culpeper Medical Center

Kelly Reagan
Doterra Essential Oils

Kelly Duckett-Corbin

Duckett-Corbin Team LLC- Montague, Miller & Co Realtors

ONE YEAR APPOINTMENTS

David Groot

Windstar Technologies

Pastor Dan Carlton

Culpeper Baptist Church

Oliver Price

Rappahannock Electric Cooperative

Kienta Tibbs

Tibbs Funeral Home & Cremation

 

CHAMBER COMMITTEES & COUNCILS

The following committees and councils are made up of volunteers from the community and are critical to the function of the Chamber. Anyone interested in serving on a committee may submit their name by emailing lorraine@culpeperchamber.com.

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT AND ADVISORY COUNCIL– The region’s leading, most active business and industry advocate. This council identifies and advocates for issues that impact local businesses and the economy.

MEMBERSHIP & MARKETING COMMITTEE – Focuses to increase membership engagement and educates businesses on the advantages of membership and on helping the Chamber maximize it’s ability to communicate it’s message to the membership and brand recognition in the community.

SMALL BUSINESS ADVISORY COUNCIL–  Identifies, educates, and advocates issues that impact small businesses.

EVENTS COMMITTEES – There are opportunities throughout the year to participate in some of our major event committees; Annual Meeting & Awards Banquet, CulpeperFest, and  Women’s Lift Event.

YOUNG PROFESSIONALS COMMITTEE – Offers a unique combination of networking, professional development and giving back to the community for the young business professional.

MAJOR INDUSTRY ADVISORY COUNCIL – Identifies and advocates for issues that impact major industry in our community.

NON-PROFIT ADVISORY COUNCIL – Identifies and advocates o issues that impact local nonprofits.