About us

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

Michele Egan



Mel Dennison, President
Kimberly Williams, Vice President
Roxanne De Mauro, Treasurer
Sandy Diglio, Secretary

Board of Directors

Term Expires in 2022Term Expires in 2023Term Expires in 2024
Mel Dennison, Balance Accounting & Financial Services LLC

Hope Hurley,
Bonnie Bitondo, Maxwell & Molly’s Closet

Stan Kula, Sussex County Community College Foundation

Kevin Prendergast,
Lakeland Bank

Robert Woods,
Newton Pride
Sandra Diglio,
Councilwoman, Town of Newton

Roxanne De Mauro, The Mitchell Agency

Amanda Predmore,
Sussex County Arts and Heritage Council
The individual currently serving as the Director of Community Development for the Town of Newton is automatically a member of the Board of Directors.

Alternate Board Member: Seat open


The GNCC by-laws were last updated in January 2021. See the current by-laws here.