SLACC's Nelson appointed to statewide alliance

SARANAC LAKE - The Executive Director of the Saranac Lake Area Chamber of Commerce has been appointed to a one-year term to serve on the Board of Directors of the Chamber Alliance of New York State.

"Having Sylvie represent the Saranac Lake Area Chamber and the Tri-Lakes area on the Board of Directors of CANYS is the result of hard work and professionalism from the Chamber staff and how our organization is respected at the state level," said Chamber Board President Dr. John Mills, President of Paul Smiths College. "The Board of Directors is proud of the work accomplished by the Chamber and this appointment reflects the fact that we are a professional organization that plays a leading role in our region."

CANYS is a statewide alliance of chambers of commerce in the state. Its members represent every region of New York State and provide a networking and grassroots business perspective on legislative and issues facing businesses in the state.

With nearly 100 members, the Alliance represents almost 75,000 businesses. In addition to supporting a "pro-business" agenda; CANYS also provides professional development for staff and chamber executives in New York State.

The Alliance is managed by a board of directors representing the membership. Board members and officers serve terms of one and three years to provide continual input from a variety of chambers both large and small. More information about CANYS may be found at www.canys.org.

For more information, please contact the Saranac Lake Area Chamber of Commerce at 518-891-1990 or by e-mail at info@saranaclake.com.

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