New Board Officers for Regional Chamber of Commerce

State of the Chamber to Kick Off New 12 months

Maria Scandale
January 12, 2022
By Maria Scandale

New board officers will be released as the Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce opens its 108th yr at the Condition of the Chamber event on Wednesday, Jan. 19 at The Mainland Getaway Inn in Manahawkin.
The new board officers are: president, Jeremy DeFilippis of Jetty Inc. vice president, Jerry Thompson of the Van Dyk Team second vice president, Elizabeth Giglio of Barlow GMC treasurer, Andrea Driscoll of The SandPaper and secretary, Lori Pepenella, CEO of the chamber.
There is still time for enterprises to sign up for the Condition of the Chamber, which begins with check out-in at 8:15 a.m. and attributes a complete software, networking and breakfast.
This year’s topic will concentrate on furnishing workforce growth and labor tendencies to aid with filling substantially-wanted whole-time, section-time and seasonal employment, stated Pepenella.
The N.J. Section of Labor and the Ocean County Personal Industry Council will present keynote speakers. Also presenting is Brian Tyrrell of Stockton College, on the financial knowledge captured from the Summer months 2021 Client and Customer Outreach Review.
The keynote speakers contain Samuel Have on, business enterprise representative from the N.J. Labor Office, who serves as the principal liaison for the business enterprise group. His perform mostly includes advertising the expert services of the state’s community workforce process, which can join businesses with career seekers. This consists of systems that incentivize the choosing of disadvantaged people from distinctive populations.
Symbolizing the Ocean County Personal Market Council will be its business providers coordinator, Sylvia Hernandez. The council is a collaborative of provider companies targeted on encouraging companies and task seekers make effective connections. Hernandez assists employers retain and mature their organization by supporting recruitment endeavours and helping discover prospective candidates to fill their employing needs. The presentation will examine what 2022 initiatives are underway and how to benefit from them.
The party expenses $35 per man or woman with RSVP to the Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce. For additional details on registering for the event or getting a member, phone 609-494-7211, go to, stop into the customer heart at 265 West Ninth Street in Ship Bottom, or abide by on social media @southernoceanchamber and @lbiregion.  —M.S.

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