MAPLEWOOD, NJ - The Maplewood Chamber of Commerce will present its Executive Board for the upcoming year at its annual End of Year Luncheon at Verjus Restaurant in Maplewood on Wednesday, bringing the 2017-2018 year to an official close, according to a press release from the Chamber.

The new members of the Board are Catherine Wilson, President and CEO of United Way of Essex and West Hudson; Christine Coster, SateFarm Agent and owner of Christine Coster Insurance Agency Inc.; and Joy Yagid, owner of Joy Yagid Photography, LLC, stated the press release from the Chamber.

"The Chamber is proud and honored to welcome these Board members, each accomplished and distinguished in her field. Their past support of and commitment to the Chamber and the community speak volumes about their character and dedication. We look forward to their contributions as members of the Executive Board and we anticipate a successful and productive new year for our members," stated Lorraine Labonne-Storch, Executive Director of the Maplewood Chamber of Commerce.

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“I’m so excited to join the Maplewood Chamber of Commerce Board. As both a resident of Maplewood and the leader of a community impact organization, I’m thrilled to partner with fellow business owners and community leaders to support one of the key the economic drivers of our community: small businesses," shared Wilson.

Former Vice President Diana Galer takes on the role of President as current President Rick Gilman ends his term. Serving alongside Galer as Vice President will be Ellen Donker, publisher of Matters Magazine; Rhonda Panken Esq. as Chamber Legal Counsel; and Steven Truppo of RRBB & Co. as Chamber Treasurer, stated the press release.

For additional information on the End of Year Luncheon on Wednesday, June 27, please contact Executive Director Lorraine Labonne-Storch at 973-477-6352,, or visit the Chamber website,