ALBANY — The Chamber Alliance of New York State (CANYS), a statewide association of over 70 Chambers of Commerce, has elected Kerri Green, President and CEO of Commerce Chenango, to its Board of Directors.
Ms. Green officially began her term in January 2022. She brings with her over twenty years’ experience working with chambers of commerce, economic development initiatives, and advocacy throughout Chenango, Otsego, and Delaware counties. She is the President and CEO of Commerce Chenango, having held that leadership position since August 2019.
Kerri is a fierce advocate for the greater business community and dedicates much of her time to service the constituents in her county. She participates regularly with statewide organizations such as NFIB, BCNYS, and is an active member of the NYS Economic Development Council. She serves on the Chenango County Planning Board, Family Planning of South Central New York, Chenango Health Network and the Sidney School Board of Education.
In addition, she dedicates time regionally as a board member for Southern Tier 8, works closely with Empire State Development and is a Chenango County representative on the Southern Tier Regional Economic Development Council. Kerri’s background includes higher education, radio sales/broadcasting and entrepreneurship. Kerri has a marketing degree from SUNY Delhi, and has also served in the United States Army.
“I’m extremely pleased to have Kerri serve on our Board to help further the work of the Alliance in providing professional development, valuable resources and strong advocacy insights to our chambers of commerce throughout New York State," stated Peter Aust, Executive Director of CANYS. “Kerri’s passion for chambers is effusive, her experience extensive, and I’m confident our association will continue to grow with her involvement”.
“I am so honored to be able to serve CANYS in this way and to be able to share my passion for business, economic development and advocacy on behalf of my colleagues across the state,” noted Kerri Green. “The work that Chambers of Commerce does is critical to the survival, growth and innovation to the communities that we represent. What we do makes a difference and I am pleased that I can pair my passion with that of CANYS, and help to grow this organization and ultimately business representation in New York State.”
The Chamber Alliance of NYS is an association of Chambers of Commerce dedicated to providing members with education and insight into the latest trends and issues facing our chambers, our member businesses and our communities - in addition to providing a forum to connect and collaborate with peers throughout New York State.
-from the Chamber Alliance of New York State