WRC is always looking for volunteers to help on our committees. If you're interested in volunteering, click here to contact our office. In the comment area of the contact us form, let us know the committee you're interested in joining.


Economic Development & Government Affairs

Purpose – To promote economic development in the communities we serve, and to be the voice of our local businesses to our local legislators.

This Committee meets the Third Thursday of every month at 7:30 AM at V&F Automotive - Springfield Street, Agawam


Economic Development Committee Members

  • David Chase
  • John Weiss
  • Chuck Kelly
  • Robert MacDonald
  • Frank Palange
  • Bridget Fiala





Purpose - Provide a forum of discussion of educational issues and actively support education in Agawam and West Springfield. (This committee meets the first Wednesday of every month at 8 AM- at Lower Pioneer Valley Educational Collaborative - West Springfield


 Education Committee Members

  • Patricia Parker-Flores - Chair
  • Jaime Smith
  • Michele Brennan
  • Dina Sibilia
  • Lisa Sheehan
  • Brian Houle
  • Alan Rogers

Membership/Marketing Committee


Purpose -  Promote the WRC and its members through traditional and modern marketing strategies and to wlecome new members to the chamber.

(This committee meets the Fourth Wednesday of every month at 12 PM at Cal's -1068 Riverdale St. West Spfld, MA)



Committee Members

  • Noreen Tassinari - Co-Chair
  • Chuck Kelly - Co-Chair
  • Paul Frasco
  • Catherine Pappas
  • Melissa Richter
  • Ed Guzcik
  • Dede Rodrigues

Program Committee

Purpose - Plan and Execute Breakfast Events and the Annual Food Fest West event. This committee meets the second Wednesday of every month at 7:30 AM at V&F Auto - Agawam, MA)


Program Committee Members:

  • Nicole Palange - Chair
  • Kim Landry
  • Seth Tennenbaum
  • Ed Guzcik
  • Brian Houle
  • Jennifer Lichlyter


Golf Committee

Purpose - Plan and Execute the chamber's annual golf tournament. Proceeds from this tournament go toward Scholarships and Business Grants. Meeting times and location -TBA. Contact office for details 413-426-3880.


Golf Committee Members:

  • Bonnie Massoia - Chair
  • Alan Rogers
  • Chuck Kelly
  • Lori Stickles
  • Nicole Palange