Who We Are – The Chamber of Commerce | Blackstone Virginia


The Blackstone Chamber of Commerce is a powerful and dynamic force that reflects the diversity, integrity and excellence of the business community. The Chamber creates an environment that promotes, encourages, empowers, and educates its stakeholders.


In its pursuit of excellence, the Blackstone Chamber of Commerce promotes and supports existing businesses, and encourages development of new businesses by being the resource of choice to the community. The Chamber fosters a cohesive and progressive business environment.

Board Members

Term Ending 2020:

Diane Barksdale
Susan Jenkins
Wes Shepherd
Chuck Arnason

Term Ending 2021:

Benjamin Winn
Briana Thomas
Debbie Evans
Emma Wright

Term Ending 2022:

Mac McMillian
Kelly Chaney
Robert Grose


Chair – Susan Jenkins
Vice-Chair – Emma Wright
Treasurer – Chuck Arnason
Secretary – Briana Thomas

Office Hours

Monday-Friday from 10am to 3pm
Beverley Ambs, Executive Director
Office: 434-294-0280
Fax: 434-292-1588

If you need to speak to someone in the Chamber Office you are encouraged to leave a message and a telephone number on the office phone: 434-294-0280, and the Executive Director will return your call at the earliest time.  Thank you and we look forward to serving you….you are important to us!

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Contact Beverley Ambs, Chamber Director, for specific Chamber Sponsorship Packages.