New Beaver County chamber president looking to “Get back to business”

Donna Lee Siple became the new president of the Beaver County Chamber of Commerce on June 1. She said she is excited to get to work, and wants to help the members of the community.

BEAVER – When asked how she feels about the Beaver County Chamber of Commerce, Donna Lee Siple said the organization is “quite the catch.”

She said she has known about the good work and activities the chamber has done for years, as her husband, Sam Siple, was on the board of the directors of the chamber from 2000-06, including a stint as board president.

Siple said she got the chance to attend the annual events the chamber hosted, and see firsthand the impact the organization has on the community.

Therefore, when she saw the job opening for the president of the chamber, she said she wanted to apply to use her years of work experience and positivity for the role.

“I understood the opportunity to serve the community,” Siple said. “I thought it would be a nice opportunity to explore, and begin a new process.”

Siple said this is an exciting time for the chamber, as its is celebrating its 50th anniversary. She said she wants to follow in the footsteps of the chamber's past leaders.

On June 1, Siple became the new president of the Chamber of Commerce.

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She said it is an exciting time for the chamber, as it will celebrate its 50th anniversary in July.

“With COVID and the pandemic coming to a close, hopefully, we’re back to business, we’re back to meeting again in public, and be able to network and do some of the things/connections that is important to our members,” Siple said.

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