Diplomats serve as liaisons between the business owners and the Chamber. They participate in member ribbon cuttings, serve as greeters at Chamber Business After Hours, refer prospective new members and serve as cheerleaders for the Chamber and its many roles in the business community.

If you are interested in becoming a Diplomat, reach out to Karen (kbrown@outerbankschamber.com) at 252.441.8144.

Diplomat Committee 


Helen Parlette, Virginia Dare Business & Professional Women


Scott DeMasse, CMIT Solutions

Al Friedman, Sun Realty

Helen Furr, North Beach Sun

Lyna Futrell, Jam Media Solutions

Tina Hodgson, Aflac East Albemarle District

June Jordan, Farm Bureau of Dare County

Michelle Sanchez, CMIT Solutions

Tim Schisler, Centurion Security/Big Blue Services

Joanne Schoenfeld, Outer Banks Woman’s Club/OBX Frozen Yogurt

Lexie Sanchez, All in One Mechanical

Courtney Semones, Caliber Home Loans

Dawn Schaefer, Colington Creek Inn

Gail Cody, First National Bank

Krista Hanusik, Sea Ranch Resort

Laurel Anne Darden, First Bank

Madalyn Roberts, Barnyard Foods

Ray Dewey, Nags Head Golf Links

Rene Haines, Focal Path Coaching

Robert DeFazio, Centurion Security Services

Sharon Stevens, Albemarle Landscapes

Jennifer Schwartzenberg, Outer Banks Hospital



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