By Jo Schmeiser CCGM Executive Director
Three of the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Milford Executive Board members, President Fred Rohm, Vice President Mike Kazala and Secretary Angela Dorey, are returning this year for a second term. Bettie Campbell, who served on the CCGM Board of Directors last year is acting as Executive Treasurer this year.
Fred Rohm is the Frederica Senior Center Executive Director, a native Delawarean, U of D Graduate and retired Navel Officer. Fred has extensive Chamber of Commerce experience and has brought many ideas and opportunities to the CCGM during his first year, including a
Vice President, Mike Kazala is the General Manager of Delmarva Broadcasting Company (Eagle 97.7, Cool 101.3 & LaExitosa), based out of Milford. Mike has an extensive media background including management in radio, print and Internet. Mike is a big believer in community service. He is a member of the Mispillion Rotary Club, serving on the Can-Do Playground Committee and is an Honorary Commander at the Dover Air Force Base. He spends much time assisting area non-profit groups in their fund-raising and awareness building efforts, largely through the efforts of the dedicated staff at the radio stations. Mike also has a lot of chamber of commerce experience, and has brought many ideas and insight to the CCGM as Vice President.
Angela Dorey is the owner of Dorey Insurance & Financial Services, who has been serving Delaware residents for over 15 years. Her business is located in Milford. In addition to serving on the CCGM Executive Board, Angela is also taking on the role of Riverwalk “Freedom” Festival Chairperson this year. Angela is the Secretary and Bi-Annual Craft Show Chairperson with the North Bowers Beach Fire Company Auxiliary, who are also members of the chamber.
First year Treasurer Bettie Campbell is the Business Development Officer of Dover Federal Credit Union. Bettie works with DFCU Select Employer Groups (SEG’s) to enhance the business relationship, while working on obtaining new employers, groups and organizations to become Business Partners. Bettie serves on the chamber Membership Committee, is a member of the Leadership Central Delaware Steering Committee, the CDCC Military Affairs Committee, Chairperson of the Dover Air Force Base Honorary Commanders Alumni Association, Vice Chair of the Bluesuiters Golf Tournament and volunteers with Central Delaware Habitat for Humanity.
The CCGM Executive Board has a very busy year ahead, working on the five-year plan Fred Rohm developed last year, which included the introduction of the Be Loyal-Buy Local Campaign and the development of an Ambassador Committee. This year, in addition to the long list of current responsibilities, the Executive Board will be working on a Community Forum, “10 of the Best” Awards Dinner, a Membership Drive, a Mix-Po (mixer expo), a combined mixer with the Central Delaware Chamber, and for the first time, a combined mixer with the Georgetown Chamber of Commerce.
The Executive Board, with the help of the chamber staff, Board of Directors and many volunteers, expect 2011 to be another successful year at the CCCGM.
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