Diane Burnette, manager of the Johnny Appleseed Visitors’ Center and Matt Myers, marketing and communications manager were recently honored by the Massachusetts Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (MACCE) with distinguished service awards.
Burnette was recognized for twenty years of service in the chamber of commerce industry and Myers was recognized for five years of service.
The Massachusetts Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (MACCE) recognized its 2018 Service Awards at its Annual Meeting held on April 6, 2018 in Worcester, MA. MACCE Service Awards recognize and promote chamber professionals in Massachusetts who have achieved significant years of service in the chamber industry.
Myers started working at the North Central Massachusetts Chamber of Commerce in 2013 as a marketing intern while completing his communications degree from Fitchburg State University and was subsequently hired as marketing coordinator for the Chamber’s tourism arm, the Johnny Appleseed Trail Association. He was promoted to marketing and communication manager in 2016. He is responsible for managing the marketing initiatives for the Chamber and its affiliate organizations.
A lifelong resident of Fitchburg, Burnette started with the North Central Massachusetts Chamber of Commerce in 1998 as an administrative assistant and worked her way up to the manager of the Johnny Appleseed Visitors’ Center. She is responsible for managing the day to day operations and overseeing staff at the visitor center on Route 2 in Lancaster, MA.
“Diane and Matt are important contributors to the success of the Chamber,” said Roy M. Nascimento, president & CEO of the North Central Massachusetts Chamber of Commerce. “This recognition is well deserved and a testament to their professionalism and dedication to our members and communities in North Central Massachusetts.”