Staff & Board


Nancy Gardella, Executive Director
508-693-0085, ext. 16
Responsible for the overall operations of the Chamber, media and public relations, advocacy and marketing.

Barbara Dupree, Operations Director
508-693-0085, ext. 12
Responsible for all financial records, technology and human resources.

Aela Mass, Director of Member Services
508-693-0085, ext. 10
Responsible for member services, social media, Business After Hours, the Vineyard Blog and innovative  programs and services.

Nicole Gordon, Sales Manger
508-693-0085, ext. 18
Responsible for advertising sales.

Dave Donald, Part-time Information Specialist
Providing information to visitors about the Vineyard and overseeing the operations of the Welcome Center kiosk in Vineyard Haven.

Board of Directors

Andrea Rogers, Founder, Vineyard Artisans Festivals

Dennis DaRosa, Proprietor DaRosa's Martha's Vineyard Printing


Paul Watts, Executive Vice President, Chief Lending Officer, Edgartown National Bank

Executive Committee Members
Michael Hoyt, Managing Director, Chapman, Cole and Gleason Funeral Home, Oak Bluffs 
Robert Clermont, Executive Director, Martha's Vineyard Camp Meeting Association
Earle "Sandy" Ray, Principal, Martha's Vineyard Insurance
Greg Orcutt, General Manager, WMVY Radio

Board of Directors 
James Carter, Owner/ Manager, Clarion Martha's Vineyard
Berta Welch, Co-Owner, Stony Creek Gifts; Director, Aquinnah Cultural Center
Erik Hammarlund, Hammarlund Law Office
Michelle Haynes, Communications Director, Cape Air
Barbara Ronchetti, Proprietor, Island Alpaca Co. &
Elizabeth Rothwell, Director of Marketing & Events, Harbor View Hotel and Kelley House
Bridget Tobin, Terminal Manager, Steamship Authority


The Chamber is delighted to introduce you to our amazing volunteer ambassadors:

Beth Russell, Chairperson, ServPro
Sara Hughes, Martha's Vineyard Insurance
Tim Lowe, Martha's Vineyard Savings Bank
Ralph Pirozzi, Resort Man, Vineyard Coach & Concierge
Teri Pirozzi, Resort Man, Vineyard Coach & Concierge
Ana Ilievska, Edgartown National Bank