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November 26, 1999

Council to manage Chamber Alliance; new officers, board members set

New York's local and regional chambers of commerce have asked The Business Council to manage the Chamber Alliance of New York State (CANYS).

Denise Murphy McGraw, The Council's director of regional affairs, will be executive director of CANYS beginning in January. The Council will coordinate all CANYS conferences, prepare its newsletter and other communications, develop a web site, handle the group's finances, and serve as CANYS spokesperson.

The 2000 chairman for CANYS will be John D'Ambrosio, president/CEO of the Chamber of Commerce of Orange County. Other new officers include:

CANYS members this week were voting on other officers and directors. Beth Coleman, president of the Greater Southern Dutchess Chamber, was nominated as vice chair. Nominees for two-year terms as board members are:

Others appointed by D'Ambrosio to one-year terms on the board are: