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Business Focused. Community Minded. Future Driven.

Business Focused. Community Minded. Future Driven.

  • Staff
  • Board of Directors
  • Ambassadors
  • Partners
  • TACC Committees


Matt Courtright, Executive Director (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

Molly Bechard, Visitor & Member Service Manager (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

Kaylene Ross, Administrative Assistant (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)




Shana Macey, Bridge Point Communication/CPTELCO


Vice Presidents:

Karen Hennessy, Sugar Hill Manor B&B

Allison Kaupelis, Best Western Plus Ticonderoga

Kristin Thompson, Inter Lakes Health

Sally Rypkema, Hague Market/Juniper on 2



Starr Pelerin, Upstate Agency



Carolyn Ida, International Paper Company

Andrew Rasmus, Libby's Bakery Cafe

Starr Smith, Glens Falls National Bank

Kristie Watrous, Mountain Lake Services/Billy Bob's Orchard

Jonathan LaLone, Walmart of Ticonderoga

Carolyn Close, Silver Bay YMCA

Laurie Cossey, Ticonderoga Central School

*Additional Board Member to be announced.


Past President:

Scarlette Merfeld, Denton Publications / Times of Ti



Joe Giordano, Town of Ticonderoga Supervisor

Ambassador Chairperson

Jodi Gibbs, Inter-Lakes Health

 *Updated/final list of 2017 Ambassadors to be announced soon.

2017 TACC Ambassadors:

Claire Brown, Libby’s Bakery Cafe

June Curtis, Ticonderoga Heritage Museum

Marie Gijanto, Spic-N-Span Cleaning & Detailing

Nancy Ockrin, Stoney Lonesome B&B

Jessica Paradis, TiNY Wellness Center

Hilary Primo, St. Mary's School

Katy Rasmus, Libby’s Bakery Cafe

Lena Robetoy, Champlain National Bank

Eric Stoddard, Ticonderoga Natural Foods Co-Op

Alexander Shmulsky, Alexander Shmulsky Attorney at Law

Raymond Thatcher, Wagon Wheel Restauran


TACC Contractual Partners

Town of Ticonderoga, Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism/Lake Champlain Region Visitor Center, Plattsburgh North Country Chamber of Commerce, the Ticonderoga Montcalm Street Partnership, and eVision Digtial Marketing/

In addition the Chambers works closely with other area organizations and economic development agencies for the betterment of the Ticonderoga Area and entire region, as well as to provide an array of services for the business community. Organizations include the North Country Small Business Development Center, PRIDE of Ticonderoga, and the Essex County Industrial Development Agency.

The Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce has the following committees:

  • After Business Mixers/Networking
  • Ambassador Program
  • Annual Fundraiser Dinner & Auction
  • Budget & Audit
  • Business Retention & Recruitment
  • By-Laws
  • Car Show
  • Chamber Day
  • Community Appreciation Dinner & Awards Ceremony
  • Farmers’ & Community Market
  • First Fridays (potential new committee)
  • Fundraising & General Events
  • Local Indsutry (current sub-committee of Restaurants)
  • Marketing & Tourism
  • National Small Business Week
  • Nominating
  • Ticonderoga Area North Country Christmas
  • Small Business Saturday

Emergency Numbers

For Emergencies Dial 911!

  • Ticonderoga Police Dept.: 518­-585-2205
  • Moriah Police Dept.: 518­-546-7611

NYS Police Barracks:

  • Ticonderoga: 518­-585-6200
  • Crown Point: 518­-962-8235
  • Schroon Lake: 518­-532-7611

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Upcoming Events


2017 Shopping & Dining Night

North Country Christmas

15th Annual TACC Fundraiser Dinner

Annual TACC Fundraiser Dinner

Beautification Week

Beautification Week

Save The Date

Save the Date

National Small Business Week

National Small Business Week