Chamber Executives in the News

The Vail Valley (CO) Partnership and the Tulsa (OK) Regional Chamber were named Chamber of the Year in their respective categories by the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE) at their recent virtual annual conference.

Valerie Washburn has retired after 26+ years serving the Redding (CA) Chamber. Washburn most recently served as the operations manager for the chamber.

The Irwindale (CA) Chamber has hired Nicole Shahenian as their new president/CEO. Shahenian previously served as the vice president of government affairs for the Hollywood (CA) Chamber and is a W.A.C.E. Academy graduate.

The Woodland (CA) Chamber has announced that over the course of the next year, longtime executive Kristy Wright will slowly transition into retirement and Cynthia Evans will be promoted to the position of CEO. Evans has been serving the chamber as the special events coordinator and office manager for the last eight years.

In Memoriam

Beverly Liles, longtime exec at the Kingman (AZ) Chamber and former W.A.C.E. Board member, passed away recently. Rest in peace Beverly.