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2016 Chamber Ambassadors
The Valdosta-Lowndes County Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors are a group of professional volunteers from local businesses and various backgronds that serve as the public relations arm of the Chamber, aiding in welcoming new businesses to the area and new members. They can be recognized by their green jackets which symbolize prosperity, something they wish for every business in the community.

Ambassadors are highly visible by welcoming new members, making goodwill calls, assisting with ribbon cuttings, ground breakings, leading business of the week and other member events and Chamber functions throughout the year.

Mission Statement

To serve as goodwill ambassadors for the Chamber to the community at-large with the highest degree of professionalism, knowledge and integrity. Also promote the development of the Valdosta-Lowndes County Chamber by assisting with its events.

Interested in becoming an Ambassador?

If you are interested in joining this elite group of Chamber champions, please contact the Chamber and request an application at 229-247-8100 ext. 228 or Karil Brockington at


Visibility - You and your company will be visible at Chamber related functions and eligible for the Ambassador of the Year Award presented at the Chamber Annual Meeting.

Leadership - Build and advance effective, relevant, and professional programs and networking opportunities for Ambassador Members.


2016 Ambassador of the Year

Scott Register (Comfort Keepers) 
Scott Register of Comfort Keepers sets high standards for what it means to be a Chamber Ambassador. He dedicates his time to ensuring that every event the Ambassadors attend is successful and memorable. Scott has volunteered and assisted with more than 70 events in 2015, and has been an Ambassador since 2014. He regularly participates in many groundbreakings, ribbon cuttings, Leading Business of the Week presentations, Business After Hours and many other special events.

Ambassador of the Quarter

Congratulations to Thomas Simpson of Valdosta Mayor's Council for Persons with Disabilities on his recognition as the Ambassador of the Third Quarter.  This award is given to the Ambassador who has accumulated the most points during the Third Quarter of the Year.  Thank you for your hard work, Thomas!

Miscellaneous Chamber events thoughout the year...

Leading Business of the Week

Ground Breakings

Ribbon Cuttings

Membership 101

Business After Hours

Meet the 2016 Team

Lane Sayre - Chairman
(Eye Associates)
   Courtney Matthews
(Courtyard by Marriott)
Franchesca Griffin
(Black Crow Media)





Joan Wilkinson
(Silver Star)





Joy Sumner
(Heartland Payment Systems)

   Kinsey Hagedorn
(Holiday Inn Conference Center)

Lisa Register
(Comfort Keepers)


Mary King
(Telemon Corporation)


Patti Minton
(South Georgia Connections)

Scott Register
(Comfort Keepers)
Not Pictured:
Kevin Miley, Sam's Club
Rebecca Bradford, Home Instead Senior Care
Sandra Webb, Southwest Georgia Bank
Angela Gallagher, Sculpt 24 Fitness
Karina Amundson, Telamon Corporation
Anthony Lentini, Boot Barn
Charlie Oliver, Literacy Voluteer Program of South Georgia
Diane Tovar, Little Actor's Theatre of Valdosta
Emma Griglen, LaQuinta Inn & Suites
Andrew Pipken, Strategic Wealth Group
Michelle Alden, Michelle Alden Counseling
Rhonda Miller, Edible Arrangements