Membership Development Advisory Board

The advisory board for each ACCE Division works to understand the education, information, and networking needs of the members within the Division, and translate those needs into a program of work designed to deliver results within ACCE’s framework of products and services. This board offers input and advice pertaining to the content and development of programs and services geared toward chamber membership development and sales professionals.

Division Chair

Chad Hamman
Senior Director, Membership Development & Service
Greater Cleveland Partnership
1240 Huron Road E., Suite 300
Cleveland, OH 44115-1717
(216) 592-2329
[email protected]

Past Chair 

Tim Giuliani
President & CEO
Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce
Po Box 2978
Raleigh, NC 27602-2978
[email protected]

Staff Liaison

Susan McGuire
Manager, Professional Development & Programs
(703) 998-3572
[email protected]

Advisory Board

Chair Elect and Vice Chair, Sales

Ruth Littlefield, CCE
Senior Vice President, Membership Development & Relations
Tulsa Regional Chamber
One West Third Street, Suite 100
Tulsa, OK 74103
(918) 560-0280
[email protected]

Sales Committee

Jane Trenchard Backes, Membership Development
Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce
756 N. Milwaukee Street, Suite 400
Milwaukee, WI 53202
(414) 287-4114
[email protected]

Kelly Fanelli
Membership Director
Chamber of Commerce of the Palm Beaches
401 North Flagler Drive
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
(561) 257-0289
[email protected]

Gina Martens
Senior Vice President, Member Relations, Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce
One East Broad Street, Suite 560
Bethlehem, PA 18018
(610) 739-1511
[email protected]

Vice Chair, Education

Amber Greenwood
Vice President, Resource Development
Greater Waco Chamber of Commerce
Waco, TX (254) 752-6551
[email protected]

Education Committee

Jeni Coke
Membership Investment and Relationship Director
Lake Havasu Area Chamber of Commerce
Lake Havasu City, AZ
(928) 855-4115
[email protected]

Sylvia M. Haines
Senior Vice President, Organizational Development
Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce
Norfolk, VA
(757) 664-2512
[email protected]

Kelle Marsalis, IOM
Vice President, Strategic Initiatives
Dallas Regional Chamber
Dallas, TX 
(214) 746-6600
[email protected]

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