About us

The GNCC Board of Directors 2017
The GNCC Board of Directors 2017

The Greater Newton Chamber of Commerce is an organization of business and professional people in Sussex County working together to further economic development, community improvement, and civic responsibility. We are a non-profit organization whose major concern and commitment is to further the interest of the business community in the greater Newton Area.

The GNCC works to establish new businesses, relocate existing business in the community, and assist our valued members with their specific needs. We are the proud sponsors of many community events and pleased to have established educational scholarships that have had a direct impact on members in our community.

Executive Director

Nancy Woods


Mel Dennison, President
Mary Miller, Vice President
Tom Dust, Treasurer
Sandy Diglio, Secretary

Board of Directors

Term Expires in 2017

Kevin Prendergast
Lakeland Bank

Robert Woods
Newton Pride

Mark Maruska
Gravity DesignWorks, Inc.

Dawn Delany
Minisink Press

Term Expires in 2018

Dr. Jon Connolly
Sussex County Community College, President

Sandra Diglio
Mayor, Town of Newton

Tom Dust
Dusty Roads Media

Kim Morlock
First Hope Bank

Term Expires in 2019

Mel Dennison
Balance Accounting & Financial Services LLC

Erin Louglas
Between the Bread

Kerri Meinhold
Barn Hill Care Center

Mary Miller
Lakeland Bank

Alternate Board Member: Ashley Shay, Tri-State Insurance Agency