• Virginia Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives(VACCE) Announces 2021-22 Officers & Board Members

    August 27, 2021                                                                   Contact:  Tiffany Fulmer Ott
    For Immediate Release                                                           tfulmer@tlfexecutiveservices.com


    HOT SPRINGS, VA – The Virginia Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (VACCE) announced its 2021-22 officers and directors at their Annual Membership Meeting held at the Omni Homestead in Hot Springs, VA.
    The 2021-22 Executive Committee members are:
    ChairDanielle Fitz-Hugh, Chesterfield Chamber
    Chair-ElectKate Bates, Arlington Chamber
    SecretaryGrafton deButts, Loudoun Chamber
    TreasurerBeth Rhinehart, Bristol TN / VA Chamber

    Immediate Past PresidentTeresa Hammond, Alleghany Highlands Chamber
    VACCE has placed the following members on its Board of Directors:
         District 1 – Melissa Miller Haley, Hanover Chamber
         District 2 – Terry Banez, Greater Williamsburg Business Council
         District 3 – Sylvia Haines, Hampton Roads Chamber
         District 4 – John Brandt, Colonial Heights Chamber
         District 5 – Elizabeth Cromwell, Charlottesville Regional Chamber
         District 6 – Gina Hilliard, Luray-Page County Chamber
         District 7 – Angie Cabell, Powhatan Chamber
         District 8 – Joe Haggerty, Alexandria Chamber
         District 9 – Jennifer Atwell, Wytheville/Wythe/Bland Chamber
         District 10 – Debbie Jones, Prince William Chamber
         District 11 – Joe Martin, Dulles Regional Chamber
         At Large Director – Brian Anderson, ChamberRVA
         At Large Director– Tracy Hale Clark, Louisa County Chamber
         At Large Director– Tracy Lyons, Lexington-Rockbridge Chamber
         At Large Director– Michel Zajur, Virginia Hispanic Chamber
         Ex-Officio Director– Erik Rison, Virginia Chamber
    VACCE is an alliance of chamber executives representing large and small chambers of commerce from localities throughout the state. VACCE strives to develop the professional skills of chamber executives, staff, and volunteer leaders. The Association also provides a forum for integrating the work of the local chambers of commerce to contribute to the growth and development not only of local communities but also to our Commonwealth.