Our staff is dedicated to the betterment of local businesses and our community.
Cynthia is an experienced non-profit administrator and a small business champion. She earned a Bachelor’s in Marketing with a specialty in event management and public relations from Colorado State University. Her background includes 13 years as Executive Director for Astoria Sunday Market, Executive Director for the Oregon & Washington bicentennial commemoration, and owning a marketing and event management firm in Seattle for ten years. She moved to Chehalis in 2020 where she and her sister have taken over the family’s farm. Their parents raised sheep here for nearly 30 years. The sheep are long gone but have been replaced with a tiny herd of six goats and two ponies.
Chris joined the Chamber in 2021 and keeps the office and its myriad of activities on task. She loves working at the Chamber and helping its members make our community a better place and watching businesses thrive. Chris has four children, ten grandbabies, and one great grandson. She and her husband also have a houseful of fur-kids including four dogs and a cat named “mouse.”