Chamber Committees

LACC Committees

Chamber committees are comprised of volunteer members who are continuously working to improve the Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce and shape its future. Through committee involvement, members have the opportunity to effect change in areas specific to their business, and to make important business contacts. Involvement in a Chamber committee advances everyone’s prosperity!

Ambassador Committee

The Ambassador Committee is the life blood of the Chamber. The mission of this committee is an outreach and retention initiative to recruit new Chamber members and retain current Chamber members. This responsibility encompasses many activities and the members of this committee participate in the majority of the Chamber ceremonial functions, such as; ribbon cuttings, ground breakings and grand openings. The Ambassadors act as mentors for new members throughout the first year of Chamber membership.

Chair: Audrey Ryskamp
Meeting Schedule: Ambassador’s meet the last Wednesday of each month at 10 am at the Chamber office.

Audrey Ryskamp – Chair
LaFontaine Automotive Group – Subaru, 3055 E. West Maple Road, Commerce, MI 48390 – 248.624.0400

Pam Coffey – Co-Chair
Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce(Membership Manager), 305 N. Pontiac Trail, Ste. A, Walled Lake MI 48390 – 248.624.2826

Tony Barnett
Foresters Equity & Insurance Service, 17199 N. Laurel Park Drive, Suite 120, Livonia, MI  48152 – 248.505.0976

Charlene Bush
Two Men And A Truck, 23399 Commerce Drive, Suites B9 & B10, Farmington Hills, MI  48335 – 248.327.4584

Kathe Cameron
Mary Kay Independent Business Owner, West Bloomfield – 248.227.4256

Julie Fargo
Level One Bank, 44350 12 Mile Road, Novi, MI 48377 – 248.735.1000

Kim Galbraith
2 Moms & A Mop / Aardvark Commercial Services, 317 Union Street, Ste. G, 48381 – 248.714.5742

Chad Hartung

AT&T, 2180 Livernois, Troy 48083 – 248.536.9300

Terri Hayosh
Sidecar Slider Bar, 2215 Haggerty, Commerce, MI 48390 – 248.595.9506

Amy Lazare
Monat, West Bloomfield – 248.909.7199

Lynn Lipman
Monat,  West Bloomfield – 248.765.8941

Kevin McIsaac
Huron Valley State Bank, 522 N. Main Street, Suite 100, Milford, MI  48381 – 248.387.6095

Susan Motley
Studio Artiza, 1224 E. Walled Lake Drive, Walled Lake, MI 48390 – 248.624.1200

Jerry Scrivo
MasterMind Consulting Network, Inc., 8199 Wildwood Lane, White Lake, MI  48386 – 248.779.7564

George Sinanis
Webfox Marketing LLC, 28175 Haggerty Road, Novi, MI 48377 – 248.722.5822

Linda Woodford
Tupperware, 9143 Satelite Drive, White Lake, MI  48386 – 248.613.1042

By-Laws/Nominating Committee

The By-Laws/Nominating Committee provides nominations for Board of Director open board seats. The Committee also conducts an annual review of the LACC By-Laws.

  • Chair: Jack Shubitowski
  • Co-Chair:  Jim Szegi
  • Committee Members: Mark Steinberg, Stacie Zotkovich, Sue Vanderwill, Laura Bolyard
  • Meeting Schedule: – Meets throughout the year on an as needed basis.
Golf Outing

An enjoyable social event providing an opportunity for members and the community to have fun and network. Plans begin in January for a spring outing held at a member golf course.

  • Chair: Matt Burns
  • Co-Chair: Stacie Zotkovich
  • Committee Members: Dan Phillips, Audrey Ryskamp, Denise Sanborn, Pat Wlodarczyk, John Pavelko, Kathe Cameron, Linda Woodford, Lori Beyer, Laura Bolyard
  • Meeting Schedule: Meets throughout the year on an as needed basis

This committee considers, reviews and acts on local, state and national issues that directly affect the Lakes Area community. It also strives to inform chamber members of these issues and increase overall awareness.

  • Chair: Sue Vanderwill
  • Committee Members: Cara Johnson, Debra Barker, Jerry Scrivo, John Pavelko, Jack Shubitowski, Chad Hartung,        Lauren Royston, Carol Wagner
  • Meeting Schedule: Call for specific dates.
Rockin' Under the Stars

This exciting outdoor concert features two bands and is reminiscent of the old days of Pine Knob. Great music under the stars with Green Lake as a beautiful back drop. You won’t want to miss it! Bring your friends, family and neighbors!

  • Chair: Carol Wagner
  • Co-Chair: Doug Browne & Nancy Rozum
  • Committee Members: Sue Vanderwill, Lori Beyer, Dave Fisher, Laura Bolyard
  • Meeting Schedule: (Call for specific dates.)
Programs Committee

The Programs Committee develops and produces events designed with Chamber members in mind. Such events include semi-annual membership breakfasts/luncheons, networking & educational programs. Projects to date include timely roundtable discussions such as Small/Home-based Business Roundtable and the annual Holiday Mixer. This committee also works to coordinate scheduling of various committee events throughout the year.

  • Chair: Carol Wagner
  • Co-Chair: Sue Vanderwill
  • Committee Members: Dori Matkowski, Cara Gardner, Pat Wlodarczyk, Laura Bolyard
  • Meeting Schedule: as needed

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Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce
305 N. Pontiac Trail, Suite A
Walled Lake, MI 48390
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