The Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce today announced the appointment of Janelle Tassart as director of community relations. Tassart previously served as development and communications manager for Gompers Rehabilitation Center here in Phoenix. Tassart’s primary responsibilities at the Chamber will include strategic planning and implementation of special events and programs targeted to promote the growth and retention of business in the greater Phoenix area, along with recruiting and retaining sponsors for the Chamber’s events and programs.
Tassart is a graduate of Arizona State University with a bachelor’s degree in marketing and a masters degree in nonprofit studies. She also sits on the board of directors for Raising Special Kids, an organization that exists to improve the lives of children with the full range of disabilities by providing support, training, information and individual assistance to Arizona families.