Caitlin Holland to lead 2023 Board of Directors

The Chamber of Commerce Association of Alabama annual meeting was held on Wednesday, November 30, 2022, at The Club in Birmingham, AL. Held in conjunction with the Business Council of Alabama annual meeting and the Alabama Small Business Awards, the annual meeting included a year in review provided by 2022 Chair Crystal Brown, the approval of the 2023 CCAA directors and officers, and the passing of the gavel to Caitlin Holland, president & CEO of the Shoals Chamber of Commerce.

The following slate of officers and directors was approved by the membership:

Executive Committee

Past Chair- Crystal Brown, president & CEO, Decatur-Morgan County Chamber of Commerce

Chair- Caitlin Holland, president, Shoals Chamber of Commerce

Vice Chair- Meredith Drennen, executive director, Homewood Chamber of Commerce

Vice Chair, Finance- Anna Hovey, president & CEO, Auburn Chamber of Commerce

Vice, Programs- Laura Strickland, Sylacauga Chamber of Commerce

Secretary- Paige G. Hutto, president & CEO, Chamber of Commerce Association of Alabama

New directors for 2023 term:

Heather Lebischak, executive director, Gardendale Chamber of Commerce

Rick Roden, president & CEO, Mountain Lakes Chamber of Commerce

Dana Sanders, executive director, Pike County Chamber of Commerce

Laura Strickland, executive director, Sylacauga Chamber of Commerce

Sandy Williams, president,  Elba Area Chamber of Commerce

Remaining directors:

Erin Grantham, president & CEO, Enterprise Chamber of Commerce

Penelope Hines, executive director, Monroeville/Monroe County Chamber of Commerce

Jim Page, president & CEO, The Chamber of Commerce of West Alabama

Tina Poiroux, executive director, Southwest Mobile County Chamber of Commerce

Darrell Randle, vice-president, small business, Mobile Chamber

Helena Duncan, president & CEO, BCA

Patty VanderWal, president, Prattville Area Chamber of Commerce

Donna Watts, president & CEO, South Baldwin Chamber of Commerce