Board Committees

Committees that help run our Chamber
Our Board Members run specific committees that help ensure that the Chamber remains active and focused across a wide range of interests.  From membership through special projects, we have targeted objectives that help build our community and serve our members.
Membership Committee

Jason Quattrochi
Serra Village Retirement Community
(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 and visit potential member businesses.

Projects: Annual Membership Directory and/or Membership Drive; Prospective Member Packages; Information Sources – The Chamber Chat and The Town Crier; Leads to Success Munch & Mingles, New Member Welcomes, and the Grand Opening Team/Chamber Ambassadors.

Meetings: Committee members meet as needed throughout the year at the Weirton Area Chamber of Commerce in the Conference Room. For more information on how to become involved in this very active committee, please call the Chamber Office at (304) 748-7212.

Education Committee

Craig Howell – Chairperson
The Weirton Daily Times
(304) 748-0606

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 Weirton (January to June), Youth Leadership Weirton (September to May), High School Business Symposium (April), and Educational Seminars as needed.

Meetings: Committee members meet the second Monday of every other month at the Weirton Area Chamber of Commerce in the Conference Room at 3:00PM. For more information on how to become involved in the Education Committee, please call the Chamber Office at (304) 748-7212.

Government Affairs Committee

Vince Azzarello – Chairperson
Wheeling Hospital
(304) 243-3000

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.

Meetings: Committee members meet as needed throughout the year at the Weirton Area Chamber of Commerce in the Conference Room. For more information on how to become involved in this committee, please call the Chamber Office at (304) 748-7212.

Finance Committee

Nick Latousakis – Chairperson
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.

Special Projects Committee

Chris Orris
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 Tri-State Home & Garden Show, the Annual Membership Meeting and Banquet, “Ladies’ Day at the Chamber,” Christmas Season Activities (Christmas Lights Storage & Upkeep, the Weirton Christmas Parade, and the Salvation Army “Angel Tree” Toy Project).

Meetings: Committee members meet as needed throughout the year at the Weirton Area Chamber of Commerce in the Conference Room. For more information on how to become involved in this very active committee, please call the Chamber Office at (304) 748-7212.

Vision Committee

George Kondik, Chair
P.S. Marketing, Inc.
(304) 797-1607

Duties: Provide the business community opportunities to promote their business; Provide businesses a platform to brand their business

Annual Projects: Shop Around Your Hometown™ Ad Campaign; Shop Local and Dine Local Guides; Business Bio Videos; Loyalty Reward Opportunities; Restaurant Roulette; Chamber Cash Mobs; Illuminate Weirton

Meetings: Committee members meet as needed throughout the year at the Weirton Area Chamber of Commerce in the Conference Room. For more information on how to become involved in this very active committee, please call the Chamber Office at (304) 748-7212.