Executive Committee & Board of Directors

2022-23 Chamber Year

 

Executive Board

Talia Freeman

Talia Freeman

Director of Marketing, Beech Mountain Resort

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(828)387-2011x204

Chair

Heidi Ragan

Heidi Ragan

Watauga District Manager, Blue Ridge Energy

Chair Elect

Dr. Sandra Vannoy

Dr. Sandra Vannoy

Dean, Walker College of Business, Walker College of Business - ASU

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(828)262-2034

Immediate Past Chair

Joe Nash

Joe Nash

CPA

Manager - Tax Services, DMJPS PLLC

Treasurer

Board of Directors

Yolanda Adams

Yolanda Adams

Family Resource Coordinator, Watauga County Schools

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(828)264-7190

Board Member

Tara Brossa

Tara Brossa

General Manager, Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton

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(828)386-6464

Board Member

Hope Caroselli

Hope Caroselli

LifeStore Bank

Board Member

Harry Davis

Harry Davis

NCBA Professor of Banking, Appalachian State University

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(828)262-6245

Board Member

Dr. Scott Elliott

Dr. Scott Elliott

Superintendent, Watauga County Schools

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(828)264-7190

Board Member

Jared Everett

Jared Everett

Program Manager/Information Technology, Samaritan's Purse Inc.

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(828)278-1907

Board Member

Christy Gottfried

Christy Gottfried

President/Owner, Go Postal in Boone

WWIL Committee Chair

Mark Gould

Mark Gould

Chief Financial Officer, Mast General Store

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(828)963-6511

Government Relations Committee Co-Chair

Brent Keith

Brent Keith

Strategic Sales Supervisor, SkyLine/SkyBest

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(336)876-6321

Board Member

Angus Lamond

Angus Lamond

General Manager, Chetola Resort at Blowing Rock

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(828)295-5500

Board Member

Michael Maybee

Michael Maybee

President/CEO, Watauga Opportunities, Inc.

Board Member

Jason Parker

Jason Parker

Director, Holmes Convocation Center, Appalachian State University

CUE Committee Chair

Dr. Mark Poarch

Dr. Mark Poarch

President, Caldwell Community College and Technical Institue

Board Member

Kindsay Reeder

Kindsay Reeder

Major Gifts & Special Projects, System Advancement, Appalachian Regional Healthcare System Foundation

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(828)406-5629

Board Member

Wesley Sheffield

Wesley Sheffield

General Manager, Ransom

Board Member

Dr. Tierra Stark

Dr. Tierra Stark

Assistant Principal, Watauga HS / CTE Director, Watauga County Schools

Board Memer

Seth Sullivan

Seth Sullivan

Owner, The Cardinal Food & Spirits

Board Member

Omer Tomlinson

Omer Tomlinson

Account Executive, Spectrum Reach

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(828)264-6939

Government Relations Committee Co-Chair

Jason Triplett

Jason Triplett

Northwest NC Community Bank President, First Horizon Bank

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(828)263-5384

Board Member

James Kevin White

James Kevin White

Owner, Kevin's Kutz

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(828)217-9308

Board Member

Our Team

David Jackson

David Jackson

President/CEO, Boone Area Chamber of Commerce

President/CEO

Patrick K. Setzer

Patrick K. Setzer

Director of Member Engagement, Boone Area Chamber of Commerce

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(828)264-2225

Director of Member Engagement

Natalie Harkey

Natalie Harkey

Finance Manager, Boone Area Chamber of Commerce

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(828)264-2225

Finance Manager

Ethan Walton

Ethan Walton

Director of Communications & Marketing, Boone Area Chamber of Commerce

Director of Communications & Marketing

Carrie Henderson

Carrie Henderson

Director of Events, Boone Area Chamber of Commerce

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828.264.2225

Director of Events

Emma Faulkner

Emma Faulkner

North Carolina Public Notary

Operations Manager, Boone Area Chamber of Commerce

Operations Manager

Reggie Hunt

Reggie Hunt

Executive Director, Boone Area Sports Commission, Boone Area Chamber of Commerce

Executive Director, Boone Area Sports Commission

Katie Greene

Katie Greene

Communications & Special Project Consultant, Boone Area Chamber of Commerce

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(828)457-5308

Communications & Special Projects Consultant

Jeannine Underdown Collins

Jeannine Underdown Collins

Chamber Volunteer, Boone Area Chamber of Commerce

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(828)264-2225

Membership Volunteer