Effective June 1st, 2021 the Boone Area Chamber of Commerce visitor center will open to the public by appointment only. Please email us at info@boonechamber.com to schedule a time to meet with a BACC staff member, or call 828-264-2225 during regular business hours for more immediate assistance.

Executive Committee & Board of Directors

Click below for a downloadable list of Board of Directors & Committee Chairs

Executive Board

Dr. Sandra Vannoy
Dr. Sandra Vannoy
Acting Dean, Walker College of Business Walker College of Business - ASU (828)262-2034
Chair
Talia Freeman
Talia Freeman
Director of Marketing Beech Mountain Resort (828)387-2011x204
Chair Elect
Scott Elliott
Scott Elliott
Superintendent Watauga County Schools (828)264-7190
Immediate Past Chair
Joe Nash
Joe Nash
CPA Manager - Tax Services Johnson Price Sprinkle PA (828)263-5493
Treasurer

Board of Directors

Yolanda Adams
Yolanda Adams
Family Resource Coordinator Watauga County Schools (828)264-7190
Board Member
Jessica Auten
Jessica Auten
General Manager Courtyard by Marriott (828)265-7676
Board Member
Bill Caroselli
Bill Caroselli
Commercial Banking Relationship Manager First Community Bank
Board Member
Hope Caroselli
Hope Caroselli
LifeStore Bank
Board Member
Tiffany Christian
Tiffany Christian
Ecommerce Support Manager Mast General Store (866)367-6278
Board Member
Harry Davis
Harry Davis
NCBA Professor of Banking Appalachian State University (828)262-6245
Board Member
Jared Everett
Jared Everett
Program Manager/Information Technology Samaritan's Purse Inc. (828)278-1907
Board Member
Talia Freeman
Talia Freeman
Director of Marketing Beech Mountain Resort (828)387-2011x204
Communication Committee Chair
Christy Gottfried
Christy Gottfried
President/Owner Go Postal in Boone (828)262-0027
Board Member
Mark Gould
Mark Gould
Chief Financial Officer Mast General Store (828)963-6511
Government Relations Committee Co-Chair
Kris Hartley
Kris Hartley
General Manager - Broyhill Wellness Center Appalachian Regional Healthcare System (828)266-1060
Board Member
Todd Hendley
Todd Hendley
Managing Partner Ransom
Board Member
Graham Holshouser
Graham Holshouser
Owner Jump! of Boone LLC (828)264-9011
Board Member
Brent Keith
Brent Keith
Strategic Sales Supervisor SkyLine/SkyBest (336)876-6321
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 & Tech Inst. - Watauga Campus
Board Member
Heidi Ragan
Heidi Ragan
Watauga District Manager Blue Ridge Energy (828)265-8302
Board Member
Vicki Stevens
Vicki Stevens
Director of Marketing Appalachian Regional Healthcare System (828)268-8968
Board Member
Seth Sullivan
Seth Sullivan
Owner The Cardinal Food & Spirits
Board Member
Omer Tomlinson
Omer Tomlinson
Account Executive Spectrum Reach (828)264-6939
Government Relations Committee Co-Chair
Jason Triplett
Jason Triplett
Northwest NC Community Bank President First Horizon Bank (828)263-5384
Board Member
David Still
David Still
Watauga Leadership Institute Committee Chair Boone Area Chamber of Commerce
Watauga Leadership Institute Committee Chair
James Kevin White
James Kevin White
Owner Kevin's Kutz (828)217-9308
Board Member
Frank "Ham" Wilson
Frank "Ham" Wilson
Attorney/Partner di Santi, Watson, Capua, Wilson & Garrett, PLLC (828)264-6126
Board Member

Our Team

David Jackson
David Jackson
President/CEO Boone Area Chamber of Commerce (828)264-2225
President/CEO
Wysteria White
Wysteria White
Senior Director of Events & Member Engagement Boone Area Chamber of Commerce (828)264-2225
Senior Director of Events & Member Engagement
Katie Greene
Katie Greene
Director of Communications & Marketing Boone Area Chamber of Commerce (828)457-5308
Director of Communications & Marketing
Natalie Harkey
Natalie Harkey
Finance Manager Boone Area Chamber of Commerce (828)264-2225
Finance Manager
Jeannine Underdown Collins
Jeannine Underdown Collins
Membership Coordinator Boone Area Chamber of Commerce (828)264-2225
Membership Coordinator
Roachel Laney
Roachel Laney
Boone Area Sports Commission Director Boone Area Chamber of Commerce
Boone Area Sports Commission Director
Emma Faulkner
Emma Faulkner
Marketing & Events Intern Boone Area Chamber of Commerce
Marketing & Event Intern