Committees

Interested in taking a more active role in your chamber?  Join a Committee! 

New ideas or suggestions are always welcomed.  Please contact the chamber office at 973-748-2000 or admin@suburbanessexchamber.com to become more involved.

Program Committee
Shall offer ideas and suggestions, as well plan out programs that will benefit our members and chamber.
C. Polizzi - Belleville Motor Lodge - Chair
L. Tirrell – Tirrell Enterprises, Inc. t/a SIGNS AND
D. Plotnick – Job Haines Home
B. Shivdayal – Valley National Bank
M. Zippo – Zippo’s Car Stereo
J. O’Brien – XCEL Federal Credit Union
K. Reilly - Oakeside Bloomfield Cultural Center
D. Pietroiacovo - SECC

Membership Committee
Shall work together to attain new members as well as ideas to retain our current membership. It should also be this committee’s responsibility to question any application for membership if they felt it necessary.
M. Paladino-Fitz - Media Consultants – Chair
B. Shivdayal - Valley National Bank - Point Person
L. Tirrell - Tirrell Enterprises, Inc. t/a SIGNS AND
C. Polizzi - Belleville Motor Lodge
M. Zippo - Zippo’s Car Stereo
D. Frias - The Provident Bank
D. Pietroiacovo - SECC

Directory Committee
Shall work to assist the executive administrator in gathering information, selling advertisements and proof-reading the Spotlight Directory Community Information and Resource Guide Book.
D. Pietroiacovo - SECC - Chair
M. Paladino-Fitz – Media Consultants
D. Worrall – Worrall Community Newspapers
J. O’Brien - XCEL Federal Credit Union
L. Tirrell – Tirrell Enterprises, Inc. t/a SIGNS AND
C. Polizzi – Belleville Motor Lodge
M. Bush - State Farm Insurance

Marketing Committee
Shall work to raise needed revenue for operations and to raise donations for both chamber and foundation. The marketing committee may use a range of methods to get the word out: press releases, newspaper advertisement, social media, flyers, email, etc.
C. Federico - Belleville Times, Nutley Sun - Chair
G. Celentano – The Provident Bank
M. Paladino-Fitz – Media Consultants
B. Shivdayal - Valley National Bank
M. Zippo – Zippo’s Car Stereo
D. Worrall – Worrall Community Newspapers
N.L. Arce - N.L. Arce CPA & Co.
D. Pietroiacovo – SECC

Scholarship Committee (Foundation)
Shall work to assist with the collection of applications, review of applicants, and the final selection of recipients for the scholarship award. Also shall assist in the program that is set in place for recipients.
C. Polizzi - Belleville Motor Lodge - Chair
L. Tirrell – Tirrell Enterprises, Inc. t/a SIGNS AND
F. Marmo – Yerg Printing
ME. Redding – Premier Orthopedics and Sports Medicine (ACES)
M. Zippo – Zippo’s Car Stereo
D. Pietroiacovo – SECC

By-Laws Committee
Mark Wenczel - Gaccione Pomaco - Chair
D. Worrall - Worrall Community Newspapers
D. Pietroiacovo - SECC

Budget Committee (Chamber & Foundation)
Shall be the responsibility to assist the monthly receipts/expenses of the chamber and questions any transactions which may not be clear. Shall work with the executive administrator and treasurer to ensure that all reporting is done in a timely manner. Should also meet in May to plan the budget for the chamber and November for the Foundation.
J. O’Brien – XCEL Federal Credit Union – SECC Chair
C. Polizzi - Belleville Motor Lodge – Foundation Chair
D. Frias - The Provident Bank
D. Worrall - Worrall Community Newspapers
N. Arce - Nestor L. Arce CPA
D. Pietroiacovo - SECC

Nominating Committee
Select nominee equal in number to the vacancies to be filled on the board and select a slate of officers. It shall also be their duty to contact each nominee and obtain his or her agreement to service if elected. They shall convene in May and present the nominees to the board not later than the December meeting.
D. Pietroiacovo - SECC - Chair
D. Worrall - Worrall Community Newspapers
C. Polizzi - Belleville Motor Lodge
L. Tirrell - Tirrell Enterprises, Inc. t/a SIGNS AND
M. Paladino-Fitz – Media Consultants

Website Committee
Shall work with the chamber in areas for design and maintenance. Also should assist in questions regarding the analytical reports to promote advertising.
G. Celentano - The Provident Bank – Chair
M. Paladino-Fitz - Media Consultants
L. Tirrell - Tirrell Enterprises, Inc. t/a SIGNS AND
N.L. Arce- CPA
J. O’Brien – XCEL Federal Credit Union
D. Pietroiacovo - SECC

Banquet Committee
Shall assist with the annual banquet, Installation of Officers, Anniversary Awardees, Spotlight Award, selecting location, music, photographer, attaining gifts, etc.
C. Polizzi - Belleville Motor Lodge - Chair
L. Tirrell – Tirrell Enterprises, Inc. t/a SIGNS AND
B. Shivdayal – Valley National Bank
M. Zippo – Zippo’s Car Stereo
J. O’Brien – XCEL Federal Credit Union
K. Reilly – Oakeside Bloomfield Cultural Center
D. Pietroiacovo - SECC