About The Chamber

2015 Member Benefits Application.pdf


Our Mission

The mission of the Greater Ogdensburg Chamber of Commerce, Inc. is to advance the Civic, Commercial, Industrial and Agricultural interests of the City of Ogdensburg and surrounding areas. The promotion of the general welfare and prosperity of the City of Ogdensburg and the stimulation of the public sentiment to those ends: and the providing of social features as will promote these purposes.

The Chamber shall be non-partisan, nonsectarian and shall not engage directly or indirectly in any activities of a political nature.

Throughout the year, we work to create activities which bring thousands of people to the area helping to create a positive economic impact for our local businesses.

Member Benefits

  • FREE Web link to your business
  • FREE Listing in our Directory and on the Chamber website
  • Referrals Telephone, e-mail and fax inquiries immediately answered referring member businesses
  • Display your business brochure in the Chamber Office
  • Access the Chamber’s mailing list to create business contacts
  • Chamber represents you at trade shows attended to promote our community
  • Health Insurance for Petite to Large Business owners
  • Use of our Bulk Mail Permit (savings of 50% per mailing)
  • Monthly newsletter/inserts/articles which reach 200+ members
  • Advertise in our Chamber Publications at Membership rates (Travel Guide, Area Map, etc.)
  • Sponsorship opportunities for events to increse your marketing and visibility in the Community
  • Participation in the Chamber Dollars program -- "shop local" campaign
  • Eblasts to Chamber members promoting your business or events
  • Business of the Quarter Awards that recognize our members
  • Ribbon Cutting Ceremonies for new businesses or locations


2015 Executive Board
President Michael Brashaw, Ed-Med Federal Credit Union
1st Vice President Kim Demers, Kimro's Medicine Place
2nd Vice President Sean McNamara, North Country This Week
Secretary Michele Catlin, CHMC
Treasurer Alex Augsbury, The New Media Outpost
Executive Committee Members Steve Hawes - CHMED; Derek VanHouse - Pinto, Mucenski, Hooper & VanHouse



2015 Board of Directors With Terms
Pearson,Laura   Executive Director
Augsbury, Alex 2017 The New Media Outpost
Brashaw, Mike 2015 Ed-Med
Catlin, Michele 2016 CHMC
Demers, Kim 2015 Kimro's Medicine Place
Gardner, Ken 2016 Ogd. Volunteer Rescue Squad
Hawes, Steve 2017 CHMC
Hirsch, Lisa 2015 Blevin Bros. Inc.
Hosmer, Bill 2016 Hosmer's Marina
Jones, Lee 2016 Lee Jones Insurance  
McNamara, Sean 2016 North Country This Week
Merz, Dawn 2016 Q Country, YES FM PAC 98.7
Lalonde, Melissa 2015 St. Joseph's Nursing Home
Stevenson, Julia 2017 Howland Pump
Pinkerton, John City Representative City Manager
Piche' Cathy 2016 NBT Bank
Rishe, John OBPA Representative OBPA
Ryan, Judy 2016 Fort LaPresentation
Wade, John 2017 Sherman Inn 
Seymour, Cheryl 2017 Community Bank NA
Smithers, Lori 2015 United Helpers
Smithers, Megan 2016 North Country Savings Bank
Kelley, Patricia 2017 Farrands Flowers & Event Catering
Thayer, Michael 2015 St. Law Fed Credit Union
Vanhouse, Derek 2015 Pinto, Mucenski, Hooper & VanHouse
McCallus, Tina 2016

North Country Savings Bank