FORT ASHBY - The Mineral County Chamber of Commerce elected seven members to serve staggered terms on the board during their annual meeting at Brookedale Farms.


By Liz Beavers
lbeavers@newstribune.info
Tribune Managing Editor
FORT ASHBY - The Mineral County Chamber of Commerce elected seven members to serve staggered terms on the board during their annual meeting at Brookedale Farms.
Randy Crane, who has served as board president since the chamber was reorganized last November, presided over the meeting and reported that the chamber had gained 72 members since the reorganization.
Devon Waters of The Health Plan spoke to the group about the Chamber Health Plan, available to members as an alternative to traditional health coverage.
Those elected to serve on the board are as follows:
One-year term:
Anna Campbell, Applied Learning Science
Tom Golden, Keyser chief of police
Hayward Wilson, State Farm Insurance of Keyser
Two-year term:
Judge Jay Courrier, 21st Judicial Circuit
Luke McKenzie, director of the Mineral County Office of Emergency Management
Three-year term:
Randy Crane
Tom Pritts, Montum Architecture
In addition, six members were elected during the July board meeting to represent five districts within Mineral County:
One-year term:
Barb Crane, Frankfort District
Casey Lambert, Frankfort District
Two-year term:
Marion Droppleman, Elk Garen District
Penny Riffle, Burlington District
Three-year term:
Patsy Koontz, New Creek District
Ben Smith, Piedmont District.
The chamber is now planning a Lunch & Learn event, during which Jeff Fenlason of Enterprise Rental will speak about their newly reformed management model built on the idea of trust.
Emily Opel, manager of the Keyser Enterprise location, will also be present for the program.
The Lunch & Learn is set for Wednesday, Aug. 21, at noon at the chamber office, 40 1/2 N. Main St., Keyser.
Lunch will be provided, and those planning to attend are asked to call the chamber at 304-788-2513 to RSVP.