Apache Junction Chamber of Commerce welcomes 4 new board members


Apache Junction’s Chamber of Commerce has added four members to its board of directors --- Danielle Greene of VFW Post No. 7968, Brian Heath of Salt River Project, Lora Keller of Dolce Vita and Aaron McDermid of State Farm Insurance.

“We are honored to include these strong leaders and community supporters as new members of the Apache Junction Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors,” Chamber CEO Denise Hart said in a release. “We look forward to their oversight and direction as we move forward into 2020.”

Danielle Greene

Ms. Greene is the Arizona Department Youth Activities Chairman for Veterans of Foreign War Auxiliary and the auxiliary president for VFW Post No. 7968.

She grew up in Apache Junction and after high school went into the military before returning to Apache Junction eight years ago. Since returning, she has become very active with the community, its local veterans and our youth, the release states.

Brian Heath

Mr.  Heath, senior director of facilities services, major projects, mechanical construction and maintenance at Salt River Project, is responsible for the sales and marketing of the facility in Apache Junction. He began his career at SRP in 1998 and one of his major accomplishments is the renovation of SRP’s corporate headquarters in Tempe.

He has a bachelor of science in business management and an MBA from Western International University. He is active in the local community, including volunteering at his church, in local youth sports programs and at Andre House in downtown Phoenix, the release states.

Lora Keller

Ms. Keller has served 16 years as activities director for Dolce Vita. A native of Arizona, born and raised in Mesa, she and her family made Apache Junction their hometown 16 years ago.

She is an active member in the community and helps organize many benefits, events and fundraisers throughout the year. She has also served on boards including the Arizona Senior Center Association as board member, Valley Association of Leisure Service Directors as president for three years and vice president for one year, according to the release.

Aaron McDermid

Mr. McDermid has been a State Farm agent in the area since 2009 and is with the agency on Signal Butte Road in Mesa. He is also a member of the Rotary Club and prides himself on his community involvement.