Area Councils

The Flagler County Chamber of Commerce has four area council that represent the "eyes and ears" of their respective business communities: Bunnell, Flagler Beach, the Hammock and Palm Coast. These councils provide more localized networking opportunities and a channel to bring to focus the unique business needs of their community. Area council chairmen have seats on the Chamber's board of directors and a direct line to the Business Issues Commitees to surface and address challenges and opportunities.


Bunnell, Florida is Flagler County’s county seat and was first incorporated in June 2, 1911. With 141 square miles of land, Bunnell is now one of the largest cities in Florida, having annexed 92,818 acres between 2005 and 2007.

The Chamber's Bunnell Area Council is a network of local businesses that support one another, encourage economic prosperity in their city and raise funds for small business improvement grants.

Bunnell Area Council Members:

Trey Tully, Chair - Allstate Insurance
Kelly Wise-Chapman - Sew & Quilt Shop, Inc.
John Distler - Servpro of Flagler County
Trevor Tucker - Sun Country Termite & Pest Control
Ann Weaver - WNZF News Radio 1550 AM & 106.3 FM

For more information about the Bunnell Area Council, contact Chair Trey Tully.


Flagler Beach is nestled on Florida's east coast between Daytona Beach and St. Augustine and is home to more than 5,520 residents. Incorporated in 1925, Flagler is home to six miles of uncrowded beaches, great fishing spots including the Flagler Beach Municipal Pier, restaurants with oceanfront dining, gift shops and a host of recreational facilities. The Flagler Beach Area Council plays a key role in promoting Flagler Beach as a destination beach community, which, in turn, provides added stability and support to local businesses. The council works closely with city government to support local events, and hosts programs and opportunities to discuss and address issues, showcase businesses and make new contacts in the community.

Flagler Beach Area Council Members:

John (JB) Birney, Chair - JBirney Financial
Mark Gerling - Gerling Travel Group
Michelle Brown - Flagler Beach Gift Shop
Lynne Carr - Keiser University
Joseph D. Pozzuoli AIA,ID,ICAA - Joseph Pozzuoli Architect

For more information about the Flagler Beach Area Council, contact Chair JB Birney.


The Hammock is a delightful meandering portion of A1A between the Atlantic Ocean and the Intracoastal Waterway. It stems from its northern gateway in the small town of Marineland, along 10 scenic miles of oak and palm lined roadways through Beverly Beach, past the Matanzas River Inlet, Washington Oaks State Garden and the River to Sea Preserve to the northern edge of Flagler Beach.

The Hammock not only contains scenic, recreational and historic gems, but it is home to a growing business community that makes up the Chamber's Hammock Area Council.

The Hammock Area Council Members:

Julie Mathis, Chair – East Coast Premier Properties
Janet Grubb - Hammock Organics
Lori Gottlieb – SunTrust Bank, Inc.
John Doering – JT's Seafood Shack 
Mike Goodman – Captains BBQ at Bing's Landing

For more information about The Hammock Area Council, contact chair Julie Mathis.


Since incorporating in 1991, the City of Palm Coast has blossomed into a lively community of more than 75,000 citizens. Situated on 26 miles of saltwater canals and 53 miles of freshwater canals, Palm Coast is steps away from the Intracoastal Waterway and pristine Atlantic Ocean beaches.

The Palm Coast Area Council supports its members through programs, networking events, business improvement grants and opportunities to vet and tackle local issues.

Palm Coast Area Council Members:

Cindy Dalecki, Chair - Marketing 2 Go
Caroline McNeil - Chiumento, Selis, Dwyer, P.A.
TJ Roache, Palm Coast Data
Ivonne Carneiro - Palm Coast Signs & Graphics

For more information about the Palm Coast Area Council, contact chair Cindy Dalecki.



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Our Mission: Engaging, promoting and sustaining a thriving business climate in Flagler County.

The Flagler County Chamber of Commerce is a community-based not-for-profit organization serving
and supporting the business community of Flagler County, Florida since 1962.

Flagler County Chamber of Commerce

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Palm Coast, FL 32164
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