Board of Directors

Board of Directors2019-05-10T21:37:02-04:00

Mission: The Bedford County Chamber involves and unifies its members to promote continuous improvement of the business climate in our region.

The organization’s leadership consists of up to 25 directors who serve on the governing Board of the Bedford County Chamber of Commerce. These volunteers provide direction and recommendations on policy, activities and programs. Board members are elected to serve a three year term, and may serve no more than two consecutive terms. The board is diverse and includes representatives from throughout the geographic area served by the Chamber. It represents large and small businesses, individuals and non-profit organizations.

2019 Officers/Executive Committee

  • Chair – Allen Harr, Altoona First Savings Bank
  • 1st Vice Chair – Tina Molski, REI
  • 2nd Vice Chair – Mary Grattan, Homewood at Spring House Estates
  • Treasurer –Bob Octavio, Community
  • Secretary – Marcia O’Rear, StelTek Graphics
  • Immediate Past President – Tim Weaverling, Reed Wertz & Roadman


  • Annette Godissart, UPMC Bedford Memorial
  • Jim Gonsman, Hometown Bank of PA
  • Dorothy Krupa, Shawnee State Park
  • Bill Liedholm, Omni Bedford Springs Resort
  • Tom Salmon, Golden Eagle Inn
  • Dr. Allen Sell, Bedford County School District
  • Kyle Shaffer, Somerset Trust Company
  • Pastor Brian Swain, Real Life Church
  • Bobbi Weaverling, Juli’s Wearable Art
  • Lori Whetstone, Thirty-One Gifts
  • Kevin Ziance, Corle Building Systems
  • Clyde Zimmerman, UDNI

Ex-Officio Members

  • S. Paul Crooks, Bedford County Commissioner
  • Tammie Hess, Office of Rep. Jesse Topper
  • Rodney Jenkins, East Broad Top Chamber
  • Bette Slayton, BCDA
  • Ken Tewell, EABBA
  • Dennis Tice, Bedford County Visitors Bureau