SBANE Elects New Chair of the Board of Directors and 6 New Board Members WALTHAM –The Smaller Business Association of New England (SBANE) held their Annual Meeting of the members for the Association on Wednesday, November 9, 2016 at SBANE Headquarters in Waltham. SBANE holds this meeting every fall for the purpose of the election of the Board of Directors. During the 30-minute meeting, members elected a new Chair of the Board of Directors and appointed six new board members. Outgoing Chair of the Board of Directors, Robert Shea, shareholder at Ogletree Deakins in Boston, brought the meeting to order. “SBANE’s success and sustainability is dependent upon the hard work, dedication, innovation and enthusiasm of our member volunteers, particularly those who serve on SBANE’s committees and the Board”, Shea said in his opening remarks.