Dan Bookham is the executive director of the Penobscot Bay Regional Chamber of Commerce. One of the largest membership-based community organizations in the Midcoast, the Penobscot Bay Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to supporting local businesses, non-profits, and communities as they seek to prosper and grow while protecting the quality of place and quality of life that makes our communities special. Bookham writes about the intersection of business, community, place, and people in general and about issues of importance to residents of Knox, Waldo, and Lincoln counties in particular.