The Board of Directors of the Harford County Chamber of Commerce is made up of members who serve terms of office from one to three years. Duties of Board members include participation in the development and implementation of Chamber policy; actively supporting the Chamber as well as its programs and activities; serving on standing committees; attending Board meetings; assisting Chamber officers and committees; and serving as an officer if nominated.
The Board is also responsible for the overall operation of the Chamber. In this capacity, they develop short and long range plans, study and address any issues, develop and review the annual budget, and monitor the work of the Chamber staff.
2017 – 2018 Officers
Chair: Jay Ellenby, Safe Harbors Travel Group, Inc.
Chair Elect: Debi Williams, 1st Mariner Bank
Vice Chair Finance: Patrice Ricciardi, Freedom Federal Credit Union
Vice Chair Administration: Jack Schammel, Leading Logic, LLC
Past Chair: Paige Boyle, Boyle Buick GMC Truck
Members at Large
2016 – 2017 Board Members
Brianne Baccaro-Norris, Weyrich, Cronin & Sorra, Chartered
Mary Ann Bogarty, Harford Bank
Brian Briggs, TIC Gums
Randy Brunkhorst, State Farm Insurance
Patrick Chambers, WebIXI, Inc.
Mark Dardozzi, Society of Italian American Businessmen
Denise Dregier, Harford Community College
Karen Holt, Harford County Office of Economic Development
Jillian Lader, Harford County Public Schools
Robin Luxon, University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health
Ervin McDaniel, Baltimore Gas & Electric
Aaron Piccirilli, MedStar Franklin Square Hospital Center
Mike Ray, SURVICE Engineering
Monica Worrell, Advanced Eye Care
Dr. Mary Teddy Wray, Laurel Bush Dentistry
Past Chairs of the Board
2015-2016 Bill Suchting, Battelle
2014-2015 Paul Balsamo, Balsamo, Stewart, Lutters, & Ruth, P.A.
2013-2014 Brenda Morrison, Harford Community College
2012-2013 Robin Sommer, Images of Sommer
2011-2012 Steven Wiseman, Wiseman Associates
2010-2011 Eric McLauchlin, Shaffer, McLauchlin & Stover, LLC
2009-2010 William Vanden Eynden, Business & Commercial Ventures
2008-2009 Phil Logan
2007-2008 Dick Molinaro, WSMT Insurance
2006-2007 Claudia Holman, APG Federal Credit Union
2005-2006 Betsy Campion, Campion Insurance
2004-2005 Linda Walls, Home2 Suite by Hilton
2003-2004 Chuck Jacobs, Harford Bank
2002-2003 Carolyn Evans, Sengstacke & Evans, LLC
2001-2002 Bob Bloom, WXCY-FM
2000-2001 Ernie Paszkiewicz, Gross, Mendelsohn & Associates
1999-2000 Pat Donovan
1998-1999 Beetle Smith, MacKenzie Commercial Real Estate
1996-1997 John Gessner, John J. Gessner, P.A.
1992 Frank Wagner
1989 Neil Cullum
1983 John Staley
1982 Pat Scott, A Better Answer, Inc.
1980-1982 Don Androsky
1979-1980 Bruce Hegstad
1976 Gen. John Appel