Garry Schwall of Lincolnville was elected as chair of the board of directors of the Penobscot Bay Regional Chamber of Commerce at the board’s annual business meeting Thursday, January 23. Schwall replaces Sarah McLean of Global Packing & Shipping in Camden, who did not seek re-election to the post, although she remains on the board.

Schwall and his wife Barbara have owned and operated Pine Grove Cottages on Route 1 in Lincolnville since fall 2014. In addition to his Chamber leadership, Schwall is active with the Lincolnville Boat Club, treasurer

of the Lincolnville Business Group, chair of the Lincolnville budget committee, a member of the Lincolnville financial advisory committee and participates in the lodging alliance of the Camden Area Business Group. Schwall was also recently elected to the local board of Coastal Healthcare Alliance. For more information about the Chamber of Commerce, visit