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Maryland Chamber of Commerce Invites Nominations for Board of Directors

Feb 13, 2024

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — The Maryland Chamber of Commerce seeks committed, action-oriented leaders poised to make a tangible impact on Maryland’s business landscape to serve on its distinguished Board of Directors. Nominations are being accepted through March 1, 2024, for the term beginning May 9, 2024.

Board members represent businesses across Maryland's diverse industries and regions, actively contributing to positioning the state as a leader in economic growth and regional competitiveness. Ideal candidates are dedicated to making a positive, lasting impact on Maryland, and creating an environment where all businesses and their communities can thrive.

"The Board of Directors plays a pivotal role in shaping Maryland's future success,” said Amir Ahmadzadeh, Vice Board Chair for the Maryland Chamber of Commerce and Chair of the Board Nominating Committee. “I am excited to help identify passionate leaders who will help advance our mission and work to make Maryland a better place to live, work and grow a business.”

Nominations should be submitted by March 1, 2024, and individuals nominated must meet the following criteria: 

  • A Maryland Chamber of Commerce member in good standing 
  • Holds an executive leadership position in a member organization 
  • Ability to serve a one- or three-year term of service
  • Availability to attend at least four two-hour board meetings per year, along with a new board member orientation and full board retreat currently scheduled for June 18, 2024 
  • Ability to vote in a quorum 
  • Willingness to serve without compensation  

Nominate a Leader for our Distinguished Board of Directors

Nominate a leader. Submit nominations by March 1.

After submitting a nomination, nominees may receive a longer, more in-depth questionnaire to share their vision and qualifications.

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About the Maryland Chamber of Commerce

The Maryland Chamber of Commerce is the only statewide business advocacy organization and the leading voice for business in the state. Together with their 6,800+ members, they form a statewide coalition that is committed to ensuring that Maryland is attracting and retaining quality jobs, developing vibrant, sustainable communities and staying at the forefront of global competitiveness and economic prosperity.

A headshot featuring Maryland Chamber of Commerce Board Member and Vice Chair Amir Ahmadzadeh

Vice Chair Amir Ahmadzadeh
Vice President of Mid-Atlantic Operations