Chamber Board of Directors’ Hiring Committee Have Named a New Full-time Chamber Executive Director

The Chehalem Valley Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that Scott Parker has been named Executive Director of the Chamber.  Multiple individuals applied for the position through a nationwide recruitment process spanning several months.  

For the last eight years, Parker served as the Executive Director of the Friends of the Chief Foundation/Friends of Yampa Valley Arts in Steamboat Springs, Colorado.  In his position with Friends of the Chief Foundation/Friends of Yampa Valley Arts, Parker worked with local businesses leaders to sponsor, market and co-promote events, collaborated with over thirty different non-profit organizations each year for a variety of events and fundraisers and led the non-profit organization to economic health.  His efforts were rewarded with the Navigator Award for “Business of the Year” by the Steamboat Chamber and the Steamboat Pilot Newspaper.  Parker has a vast amount of leadership training and has served as a corporate leadership trainer to provide education to businesses on teamwork, goal setting and creating a positive work environment.

The Chamber looks forward to welcoming Scott, who will assume the Executive Director position in late August.