For more information on how to become involved in any committee or to receive more information, please call the Chamber Office at (304) 748-7212.
Craig Howell, Chair
Weirton Daily Times, 740-283-4711
Duties: To work with Chamber Member businesses on issues affecting the business climate by addressing the educational needs of all members. Provide the business community with the opportunity to educate their employees. Enhance the quality of educational services available in the community.
Annual Projects: Leadership Ohio Valley (November to June), Youth Leadership Weirton (September to March), Dr. Barbara A. Matey High School Business Symposium (April), and Educational Seminars as needed.
Meetings: Committee members meet the second Monday of every month at the Weirton Area Chamber of Commerce in the Conference Room at 3:00pm.
Nick Latousakis, Chair
Wine & Beverage Merchants, (304) 723-1720
Duties: To provide fiscal support and ensure sound financial conditions of Chamber resources. To develop a Board-approved annual operating budget, produce Monthly Financial Reports, and to work with the Executive Committee to develop a long-term strategy for maintaining adequate funding.
Government Affairs Committee
Duties: To monitor local, state, and federal government. To identify pertinent issues, lobby on the Chamber’s behalf, and work with elected officials to advocate the interests of the business community.
Annual Projects: Conduct “Meet the Candidate” Forums, organize Voter Registration Opportunities, Sponsor Legislative trips to Charleston, and publish and distribute a directory of elected officials.
Jason Quattrochi, Chair
Weirton Geriatric Center, (304) 723-4300
Duties: To effectively communicate and market services to the business community which will increase new membership and retain current members. Develop new member services to promote current members and visit potential member businesses.
Projects: Annual Membership Directory and/or Membership Drive, Prospective Member Packages, Information Sources – the weekly ‘Chamber Chat’ and The Town Crier, New Member Welcome, Leads To Success Breakfasts & Lunches, Business After Hours, Chamber Cash Mobs, Grand Openings/Ribbon Cuttings, Annual Kegler Night, Surf & Herf and the Welcome Center.
Meetings: Committee members meet the first Friday of every month as needed throughout the year at the Weirton Area Chamber of Commerce in the Conference Room at 11:00am.
Special Projects Committee
Chris Orris, Chair
Valley Hospice, (740) 381-3666
Duties: To develop programs strengthening area pride and providing quality activities and events for Chamber Members, community residents, and visitors.
Annual Projects: Co-Sponsor for the Home & Garden Expo, Annual Membership Meeting & Banquet, Ladies Night Out, Community Christmas Lights Storage & Upkeep, the Weirton Christmas Parade & Fireworks, the Salvation Army “Angel Tree” Toy Drive, Christmas in July Golf Scramble & Sidewalk Sale, and Illuminate Weirton.
Meetings: Committee members meet the first Wednesday of every Month as needed throughout the year at the Weirton Area Chamber of Commerce in the Conference Room at 9:00am