10 Summer Street
Chelmsford, Ma 01824
978.250.3858

Committees

Member of the Year Committee

Jeff Hardy, Chair
All past Members of the Year

 

This committee meets in the fall each year to nominate candidates and choose the next Member of the Year. All past recipients who are in good standing with the CBA are asked to participate.

Membership Committee

Peter McAllister, Co-Chair
Kathy Kelley, Co-Chair
Michael Smith
Tom Boucher
Lynn Marcella
Rick Romano

 

The  CBA Membership Committee will work with the Board and the Executive Director to support and promote growth in new memberships as well as renewals.  The committee will work with the membership sales person during times when that position is filled.  The committee may plan membership events from time to time, and will work to maximize membership through the other events and publications sponsored by the CBA.

Bylaw Committee

Annmarie Roark
Charlene Parlee

 

The responsibility of this committee is to review and monitor the bylaws of the association and propose any necessary changes on a yearly basis. They must prepare any bylaw changes for presentation at the annual meeting in November.

Newsletter Committee

Lynn Marcella, Chair
Peter McAllister
Kim Walters
Kathy Kelley

 

The responsibility of this committee is to coordinate and gather articles for the quarterly newsletter which would be of interest to the members of the association. It also keeps the membership aware of happenings that affect the business and professional community.

Newspaper Supplement Committee

Kathy Kelley, Chair
Lynn Marcella
Brian Reidy

 

The responsibility of this committee is to review bids and award the printing of the newspaper supplement to a newspaper who is a current member of the association. They are to coordinate and oversee the publication. The newspaper supplement, which consists of coupons and or business card advertising, will have only one printing, but will be distributed in the spring and fall.

Golf Tournament Fund Raiser Committee

Paul Hardy
Jeff Hardy
Tom Boucher

 

The responsibility of this committee is to make the necessary arrangements to hold a golf tournament fund raiser at the Chelmsford Country Club. They are also responsible for solicitation of gifts from local area restaurants.

Fiscal Year Budget Committee

Jim Cullen – Chairperson, Treasurer
Rick Romano
Carla Keen
Jeff Hardy
John G. Harrington
Richard DeFreitas
Tom Boucher

 

The responsibility of this committee is to review the finances during the calendar year to confirm that we are on target with our budget. They must be prepared to make recommendations and have the budget set for the annual budget meeting in January. The treasurer is an ex-officio member.

Insurance Committee

Annmarie Roark, Chair
Steve Mallette
Charlene Parlee
Tony Delpapa

 

The responsibility of this committee is to design insurance and/or a group benefit discount program for the membership of the association and to evaluate health, medical, dental and other programs.

Public Relations Committee

Jeff Hardy, Chair
Kathy Kelley, Co-Chair
Hank Hamelin
Paul Hardy
Peter McAllister
Carla Keen

 

The responsibility of this committee is to work with local media, setting up press releases and getting media coverage on the different events sponsored by the association.

4th of July Parade Committee

Jeff Hardy and Brian Reidy, Co-Liaisons

 

The responsibility of this committee / liaisons is to coordinate with the Chelmsford Parade Committee as appointed by the Town of Chelmsford. The committee / liaisons are to make recommendations as to participation in what would best serve the association’s needs.

Nominating Committee

Jim Shannon, Chair
Hank Hamelin
Doug Hausler
Jim Cullen

 

The responsibility of this committee is to send out a letter to the membership requesting names of candidates who would be interested in becoming an officer or director of the association and to present a suggested slate of officers and directors to the board of directors in accordance with the bylaws of the association.

Holiday Social Committee

John Harrington, Chair
Tony DelPapa
Kim Walters
Kathy Kelley
Rick Romano
Hank Hamelin
Carla Keen

 

The responsibility of this committee is to coordinate with the staff of the Radisson Hotel to make sure that the quality of food and beverages are of good quality for our needs. They should negotiate pricing for the services to be received.

Chamber of Commerce Liaison Committee

Carla Keen, Chair
Lynn Marcella
Jeff Hardy
Kathy Kelley

 

The responsibility of this committee is to evaluate the current relationship that the association has with the Lowell Chamber of Commerce and to make recommendations as to what steps should be taken in the future that would best serve the association’s needs.

Government Relations – Classification

Doug Hausler
Jeff Hardy

 

The responsibility of this committee is to correspond with local politicians. Monitor any impending decisions affecting the business community and to draft letters to assist with any efforts pertaining to the association.

Scholarship Committee

Rick Romano, Chair
Annmarie Roark, Liaison
Richard DeFreitas
Paul Hardy

 

A committee has been established to determine whether or not the CBA should become involved in funding one or more scholarships on an interim or an ongoing basis and also to determine the funding mechanism(s) and channel(s).

Candidates Night Committee

Doug Hausler, Chair
Jim Cullen
Hank Hamelin
Jeff Hardy
Lynn Marcella
Tom Boucher

 

The responsibility of this committee is to correspond with local politicians. Monitor any impending decisions affecting the business community and to draft letters to assist with any efforts pertaining to the association.