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Rowan Chamber announces new officers and directors

New officers

Ted Goins

Ted Goins

Tim Norris

Tim Norris

Ted Goins, president of Lutheran Services Carolinas, and Tim Norris, Healthcare Management Consultants, have been named respectively chair of the board and chair-elect for the Rowan County Chamber of Commerce.

“The chamber is honored to have such wonderful business volunteers in our leadership succession,” said Dari Caldwell of Novant Health Rowan Medical Center, 2015 chair of the board.

Goins will take over as chair on Jan. 1, 2016. Norris will serve as chair of the board in 2017. Other members of the chamber’s 2016 Executive Committee include Brent Parks, Brent H. Parks CPA PA, treasurer; Starling Johnson, Johnson Concrete, division chair-membership; Terry Osborne, Rowan County ABC Board, division chair-business advocacy; Janet Spriggs, Rowan-Cabarrus Community College, division chair-education & workforce; Dari Caldwell, immediate past chair; and Elaine Spalding, president.

New board members are Jay Abraham, Catawba College; Nick Adkins, Edward Jones, China Grove; Mike Edwards, Walmart; Luke Fisher, Carrol Fisher Construction Co.; Dr. Orlando Lewis, Livingstone College; and Osborne, Rowan County ABC Board.

Continuing board members are Greg Anderson, Salisbury Post; Martha Bostian, Post Law Firm; Kaye Green, VA Medical Center; Sherry Hargrave, Superior Home Care; John Henderlite, VOYA; Stephen Kidd, Ameriprise Financial Services; Lynda Lefler, Belk; Nicole Mantagira, Holmes Iron and Metal; Dr. Lynn Moody, Rowan-Salisbury Schools; Michelle Patterson, Patterson Farms; Buddy Poole, WSAT; Tony Shaw, BB&T; Lee Snow, AXA Advisors, Snow Benefits Group; and, Nancy Wyrick, F&M Bank.

The Rowan Chamber is a not-for-profit business advocacy organization with more than 850 member firms. The Chamber’s 90th annual meeting will be on Thursday, Jan. 28, 6 p.m. at the Depot. The official passing of the gavel will be conducted during the annual meeting.

A few corporate sponsorship tables are available for $1,000 with eight seats. Individual tickets are available for $40 per person or $75 for a couple (two tickets). The reservation deadline is Friday, Dec. 4, 2015. For more information, please contact the chamber at 704-633-4221 or info@rowanchamber.com

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