Board of Directors


The LA Metro Chamber Board of Directors

Alyson Daniels, Central Maine Community College, *2nd

Betsy Sibley, Community Credit Union, *2nd

Cameron Shorey, Breakwater Group at Morgan Stanley, *1st

Chris Hanks, Maine Community Bank, *1st

Elaine St. Pierre, Simply Organized Spaces, *3rd

Elise Johansen, Safe Voices, *2nd

Jenn Lever, Baxter Brewing, *1st

Jessica Donovan, Lucro Management, *3rd

Matthew Shaw, Moments by Matt, *3rd

Matt Nash, Androscoggin Bank, *1st

Michelle Hawley, Maine Community College System, *3rd

Mohamed Khalid, Community Organizing Alliance, *1st

Patrick Penley, Payroll Management, *1st

Ray DeBlois, DeBlois Electric, *3rd

Sophia Bailey, Caribbean Life Grocery, *2nd

Steve Littleson, Central Maine Healthcare, *2nd

Tom Perkins, Dirigo Architectural Engineering, *3rd

Executive Committee

Chair: Betsy Sibley

Chair-Elect: Alyson Daniels

Past-Chair: John Rice


Ray DeBlois, Past-Treasurer

Matthew Shaw

Elise Johansen

Committee Leadership

LAEGC Chair: Chris Hanks

Uplift LA Chair: Matt Nash

Uplift LA Chair: Mikayla Plourde, Bangor Savings Bank

Membership Services Chair: Michelle Hawley

Membership Service Chair-Elect: David Palazzolo

Business Advocacy Committee Chair: Matthew Shaw


About LA Metro Chamber Committees

Business Advocacy

Advocate for business success by identifying and supporting Lewiston Auburn Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce investor needs. Meets the first Thursday of every month.
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Staff point: Nicole Poulin

Membership Services

To grow the LA Metro Chamber through the addition of contributing investors, giving investors access to diverse business resources while at the same time strengthening their business connections within the community. Meets every month on the forth Tuesday.
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Staff point: Angela D’Amours

Uplift LA

The purpose of Uplift LA is to attract and retain the next generation of rising professionals who live, work, and recreate in the Lewiston Auburn Region. To achieve this, Uplift LA promotes career, social, and community development, encouraging members to develop personal and professional ties, build social capital, and become more engaged community members. In doing so, Uplift LA supports the continued revitalization of its community. 
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Staff point: Angela D’Amours


Economic Growth

Now a committee of the Chamber, the Lewiston Auburn Economic Growth Committee focuses on economic development and sustainability in the LA Region. For more information or to get involved, contact President and CEO Shanna Cox.
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Staff point: Shanna Cox