The Poolesville Area Chamber of Commerce is a nonprofit organization incorporated in Maryland in 1979 as a 501 (c)6 non-profit business organization. We are dedicated to the promotion and advancement of the general welfare and prosperity of the Poolesville Area, its citizens, and its business community.

The Poolesville Area encompasses the upper western region of Montgomery County, Maryland, including the communities of Barnesville, Beallsville, Boyds, Comus, Dawsonville, Dickerson, Jerusalem, Martinsburg, Poolesville, and Seneca and their surrounding areas.

Things We Do

  • Provide networking and business opportunities
  • Provide marketing opportunities for our members
  • Produce Business and Community Directory and Historic Poolesville Area tourism Map
  • Market the Poolesville Area on both a state-wide and regional basis by monitoring government actions affecting business and encouraging the Heritage Tourism initiative.
  • Support Our community non profits
  • Sponsor community events such as the 4th of July fireworks and many other community activities.
  • We partner with the Town of Poolesville on many town events, including Poolesville Day each September and the First Friday Holiday Event in December.

Our operations are managed by a volunteer Board of Directors and a part time executive secretary. Board meetings are held monthly. Check out our Events Calendar for dates/times/locations. All Chamber members are welcome to attend.

PACC President

Thomas Kettler

Kettler Forlines Homes

PACC Vice President

Dr. Tim Pike

Pike & Valega, DDS


Jeff McCloskey

Truist Investment Services

PACC Secretary

Hilary Schwab

Hilary Schwab Photography

PACC Board Member

Olivia Murphy


PACC Board Member

Katie Horan

The Sweet Lemon

PACC Board Member

Cheryl Kenly

M&T Bank

PACC Board Member

Jeff Eck

Firefighter Video Production

PACC Board Member

Julie Kuhlman

Kuhlman Landscaping

PACC Board Member

David Meyers


PACC Executive Secretary

Ann Ofsthun

Email the Secretary

PACC Government Liaison

Thomas Kettler

BHBG coordinator

Gail Lee

Gail Lee Homes

BHBG coordinator

Jeff Stempler

First Mortgage

Got questions?

We’d be happy to assist you in any way we can.