The Seneca County Chamber of Commerce has announced Megan Slater as its new Membership Development Manager. In her role, Megan is responsible for helping connect area businesses to one of the largest and most successful professional advocacy and development networks in the Finger Lakes Region.
A native of Waterloo, Slater is a 2009 graduate of Waterloo High School and studied Psychology at SUNY Potsdam where she graduated Summa Cum Laude in 2009. She also holds a Master of Arts degree in Psychology from the University of North Carolina Wilmington.
Slater has spent several years traveling while working remotely teaching English as a Foreign Language to students from all over the world. “I’ve traveled to more than half the states in our country, as well as over 50 incredible cities in 10 other countries, and Seneca County is still the only place that feels like home. I’m so excited to take what I’ve learned and apply it to help our region thrive.”
She brings a wealth of enthusiasm and experience to the position. She has made a positive impact on the community through her previous employment with the Seneca County Workforce Development and Youth Bureau. Additionally, she was a member of the Chamber’s Membership Committee that she know heads, and is currently a member of Waterloo’s IIP Committee, working on the Downtown Revitalization Project and assisting in other events, such as the Open Mic Night in Dempsey Park which was held back in August. “I have a lot of pride and passion for this area; I’ve been acting as an ambassador for Seneca County and the Finger Lakes since long before I was hired by the Chamber.”
Slater aims to form positive relationships with local businesses, learn and grow professionally, and provide value to the Chamber and the region as a whole. “We’re fortunate to have many brilliant people here, and we can accomplish great things when we work together.”
For more information about the Seneca County Chamber of Commerce or to inquire about membership in one of the region’s leading professional organizations, please call (315) 568-2906 or visit www.senecachamber.org.