Chamber board member Jerry Wood gave an economic development report and said new business and industry was currently healthy in Cumberland County.
"We are among the top 20 friendly places in Tennessee to open a business and there are six expansions and 200 jobs being created," Wood
said the county is currently in the process of becoming site certified through the state with the Plateau Partnership Park.
added, "The tourism industry is vibrant in Cumberland County
Board officers for 2012-'13 were also honored, including Amanda Elmore, Karen Cole, Valorie Cox, Carla French, Art Gernt, Larry Henson, Roy Howard, Raj Patel, Frank Shipley, Charlie Strayer, Don Alexander, Janice Hamby, Pepe Perron and Jerry Wood
Fox introduced Art Gernt as 2013-'14 board chairman and Gernt introduced board members for 2013-'14, including Vicki Baucum, Barry Field, Brad Fox, Amanda Elmore, Karen Cole, Valorie Cox, Carla French, Larry Henson, Glenn McDonald, John White, Roy Howard, Charlie Strayer, Don Alexander, Janice Hamby, Dan Richardson, Pepe Perron and Jerry Wood