Our Team

Chamber Staff

Carmélle Bielenberg, Chamber President & CEO

Carmélle began her career with the Stayton Sublimity Chamber in as the Membership & Communications Coordinator in 2016. The following year she took the helm, first as Interim Executive Director, then Chief Operations Officer and eventually in her current role as CEO.  Carmélle is an impactful servant leader who demonstrates integrity, approachability and diplomacy. She has proven to be an effective communicator and collaborator, working diligently to advocate for local business, create healthy partnerships and to steward Chamber resources for the benefit of our members and the business larger community through relationship building, effective marketing strategies, conservative fiscal policies, and business support and education. 

” I am am passionate about providing the tools to help our local business community be successful. Community livability is built on a foundation of strong and diverse businesses which support a thriving local economy. I am grateful and honored to work alongside of a dedicated Board of Directors, our Client Relationship Specialist, Amy,  and our amazing volunteers, to be a voice for our local business community, and offer them the resources to grow and help sustain this region we call home.”


Amy McClain, Client Relationship Specialist

Amy began her journey with our Chamber in December 2o22. She is the face of our Chamber Visitor Center, and the friendly voice on the other end of the phone, answering your questions, managing the office, scheduling business networking events, keeping our event & employment postings updated, and making sure the our CEO keeps her sanity! 

Originally growing up in another small town, Amy and her husband moved to the area a number of years ago and she has a huge passion for supporting local businesses & events. 


Chamber Board of Directors

2023 Executive Board Members

      • Chairman, Matt Spenner
      • Chair Elect, Jennifer Tiger
      • Secretary, Beth Morey
      • Treasurer, Don McBride