Hayley Strohpaul, Chamber of Commerce Event Coordinator, to take over as Executive Director on November 1.
The Grayling Regional Chamber of Commerce will have a new Executive Director starting next month as Hayley Strohpaul, currently the Chamber of Commerce’s Event Coordinator, is slated to take over the position on November 1.
Strohpaul is looking forward to starting in her new position. “I am excited for the change,” Strohpaul said. “I still plan to do quite a bit with the events, but I am excited to work more with the members, help the Chamber grow by trying some new things…mix it up a bit!”
Traci Cook, the current Executive Director, has been with the Chamber of Commerce for 12 years. Cook is stepping down to help her partner Scott Longendyke’s local cell phone business, Mi Mobile, continue to grow by assisting behind the scenes as Director of Operations with marketing, public relations, bookkeeping, special projects, etc.
“Hayley has been with the Chamber of Commerce for six years. She will be transitioning into the Executive Director position with a great deal of experience already! I am so incredibly thankful for the 12 wonderful years that I have been able to serve our members and community. The experiences and relationships that I have gained over the years have truly meant the world to me, and although I will no longer be attending events representing the Chamber, you will still see me around representing Mi Mobile”, stated Cook.
The Grayling Regional Chamber of Commerce is now in the process of hiring someone to fill Strohpaul’s Office Assistant/Event Staff position which is currently a part-time job (30 hours/week M-F 9am-3pm) from August through December and a full-time position (40 hour/week M-F 9am-5pm) from January through July, with additional hours for events and meetings. Submit resumes in person during office hours M-F 9am-3pm by November 8th to 213 N. James Street/City Park, Grayling.
The Chamber of Commerce is also currently looking for members to serve on the Chamber Board of Directors. The board sets policies for the Chamber of Commerce and oversees the Director. Board Members must be a current chamber member and the board is made up of members representing different local industries. For more information, or if interested in being on the board, contact Strohpaul at 989-348-2921.
Please direct all inquiries moving forward to: Hayley Strohpaul, Incoming Executive Director, firstname.lastname@example.org | 989-348-2921.