About Us

  • About Us
  • Chamber Board
  • Executive Committee
  • CVB Board
  • ZDA Board

Who we are 

The Zanesville-Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce is a business organization that represents and advocates for our community of local businesses.

Our Mission

The mission of the Zanesville-Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce is to create a regional environment conducive to business growth and development; to promote the economic, civic, and social interests of the area; and to foster and serve a strong, active membership.


Organizational goals 

  • Workforce Preparedness & Education
    1. Exploring and identify workforce development needs of local businesses
    2. Communicate with educational institutions regarding the needs of our local industries
    3. Collaborate with Zanesville-Muskingum Port Authority and Ohio Means Jobs-Muskingum County
    4. Partner with the Muskingum Valley Human Resource Management Association to provide business managers and HR professionals with educational information and professional development opportunities.
  • Legislative Advocacy
    1. Identity and advance the legislative issues, and initiatives to create a pro-business environment
    2. Host annual Legislative events which allow our members to directly communicate with City, County, State and National level officials
    3. Partner with industry specific groups, i.e., National Association of Manufacturers, Ohio Restaurant Association,etc.
  • Community Development
    1. Coordinate efforts with the Zanesville-Muskingum County Convention and Visitors Bureau, the Zanesville Muskingum County Port Authority, and the Zanesville Downtown Association
    2. Maintain and enhance relationships with local community service agencies to enhance the quality of life and employment stability in our community
    3. Maintain a solid environment for economic development by promoting attractive local incentives
General Members
  • Sean Fennell - Chairman
  • Nick Brannon
  • Maria Brent
  • Misty Cromwell
  • Brenda Curtis
  • Molly Dunn
  • Heather Frey
  • Amanda Havidich
  • Jessica Honabarger
  • David Huston
  • Rae Anne Jasper
  • Theresa Kanavel
  • Phil Lash
  • Susan Lasure
  • Monica Martinelli
  • Julie Metzger
  • Hope Neal
  • Katlyn Porter
  • Heather Sands
  • Dale Schwartzmiller
  • Beau Seyerle
  • Tina Smythe
  • Amy Snyder

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