Merrimack Chamber announces new board members, officers

The Merrimack Chamber of Commerce announced the appointment of three new members to its board of directors, as well as the full slate of officers and board members for 2016.

Joining the board of directors are Pete Giacapuzzi, of Merrimack Crimeline; Yvette Couser, of the Merrimack Public Library; and Cheryl Liss, of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage.

The officers for 2016 include President Dawn Shepherd; Chairman of the Board Richard Jean, of Central Realty; Membership Vice Chairman Bonnie St. Pierre, of B St. Pierre Studio; Secretary and Programs Vice Chairman Elizabeth Covino, of the YMCA of Greater Nashua; Past Chairman Ned Sackman, of Bernstein Shur P.A.; Treasurer Karen Keating, of Granite Bank; and Legal Counsel Joseph Mitchell, of Joseph E. Mitchell Law Office.

The full slate of directors is Donna DiPrima, of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokers; Mary Hendricks, of Holiday Inn Express & Suites; Rep. Dick Hinch, of Hinch-Crowley Realty Associates; Tom Lachance, of BAE Systems; John Phelan, of Enterprise Bank; Carl Soderberg, of Able Ebenezer Brewing Co.; Paula Telage, of Home Health & Hospice Care; and Dr. Tim Troy, of Family Chiropractic of Merrimack & Wellness Center.

The Merrimack Chamber of Commerce serves the businesses of Greater Merrimack by connecting them to area residents, visitors and other businesses, supporting and enhancing the local economy and quality of life. The chamber helps companies grow and thrive through programs ranging from business development to publicity to networking. Members engage the community by reaching out to residents and other businesses, and take an active role in making Merrimack what Money Magazine calls "One of the Best Places to Live in America."

For more information, visit or contact Dawn Shepherd at or 424-3669.