Thank you to everyone who attended our Annual Meeting. It was our opportunity to review where we are and what we hope for going forward as an organization. I am grateful and applaud all the volunteers and supporters who are helping to build the Chamber in strength. It’s a lot of work. Our Chamber is only as strong as it’s members. We are strengthened by our support for one another’s businesses and our communities! It’s a team effort!

My congratulations and gratitude go to our new slate of officers and Board members:
President—April Pierce
Vice-President—Ashley Blake
Secretary—Debbie Thomas
Treasurer—Andrea Melott

New Board Members:
Jessica Iiams
Sherry Stalder
Shyeanna Riggenbach
Elizabeth Seckman
Jill Ash
Bobbin Pardine
Carla Morris
Dan Henthorn
Jane Ann Gamble
Ashley Guiler
Debbie Bennett
April Pierce

Director Emeritus:
Don Riggenbach

Ex-Officio Board Members:
Sandy Hunt—Mayor of New Martinsville
Valerie Piko—Regional Economic Development Partnership
Tom Cooper—Tyler County Office of Emergency Management
Cork Bowen—Paden City Development Authority
Holly Morgan—Wetzel County Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB)
Carla McBee—Wetzel County Commissioner

Returning Board Members:
Tina Rush
April Pierce
Debbie Bennett

Without the willingness of these individuals to actively participate in the work of this Chamber, little would be accomplished. Thank you all! I can’t wait to see all the great opportunities 2023 will offer. Let’s get busy!
The West Virginia Community Development Hub (The Hub)

If you have any questions, please email Beth Thompson, The Hub's Community Development Partnerships Coordinator, at
Attention Cemetery Lot Owners 
Greenlawn Memorial Park is updating their cemetery records to computer. If you own cemetery property, are the heir of property, or you are going to be buried or wish to be buried at Greenlawn Memorial Park, please help us with the project update and contact us at
304-455-4898 to set up an appointment.
Local Government Info

Check out Mayor of New Martinsville, Sandy Hunt's Friday Forcast.