Chamber Staff

Executive Director | Lauren Weaver 
[email protected]
302-539-2100 ext. 118

Lauren has been with the Bethany-Fenwick Area Chamber for over 10 years and meets every new challenge and question with the drive to do what’s right and with the Chamber’s mission always in mind.  In her role as Executive Director, she truly assists in all aspects of the Chamber day-to-day, in addition to addressing topics like economic development, workforce development and housing, childcare, and more, on local, county, and state levels.

Member Relations Manager | Emily Gaither
[email protected]
302-539-2100 ext. 116

Emily joined the Chamber staff in January of 2023 and is the point contact for all membership inquiries and networking events, as the Member Relations Manager.  Contact Emily to plan a ribbon cutting ceremony, participate in annual shop local initiatives, learn how to best utilize your Chamber membership, stay updated on local town council and committee meetings, or discuss Chamber member benefit programs.


Events Manager | Alyssa Weaver 
[email protected]
302-539-2100 ext. 115

As the Events Manager, Alyssa organizes the Chamber’s annual Signature Events, including the Fire & Ice Festival, the Joshua M. Freeman First Responder Awards, the Ocean to Bay Bike Tour & Coastal Cruise, Old Timers’ Day Classic Car Show & Family Festival, Lifeguard Awards, and the Bethany Beach Boardwalk Arts Festival.  Contact Alyssa if you’re interested in event sponsorships, volunteer opportunities, and other avenues for business involvement in the Chamber’s events.  Alyssa’s event planning is responsible for bringing thousands of people to the Quiet Resorts each year!


Marketing & Communications Manager | Matthew Marsilii
[email protected]
302-539-2100 ext. 111

As the Marketing & Communications Manager, Matt is to thank for all of the incredible Chamber event logos and flyer designs, design and production of the annual Discover Guide, monthly newsletters, Chamber advertisements, and press releases. Contact Matt if you want to discuss marketing opportunities through the Chamber, post a press release to the Chamber blog, or book ad space in the annual Discover Guide!


Visitor Services & Administrative Assistant | Sarah Spencer 
[email protected]
302-539-2100 ext. 110

Sarah is the first point of contact that many people, visitors and members alike, have with the Chamber!  As the Visitor Services & Administrative Assistant she assists all other Chamber team members in their day-to-day tasks, manages the Information Center, sells State Park Passes, manages many of the Chamber’s social media accounts, and does it all with a smile.  Contact Sarah with any of your general membership inquiries and she can assist you or get you connected with one of the other staff members.