Our Team

Chamber Staff

Carmélle Bielenberg, Chamber 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 the Chief Operations Officer and then 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, supported by my wonderful Executive Assistant, Kathy 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.”

Kathy Boyd, Executive Assistant

Kathy began working as Part Time, Executive Assistant, January 2020. Kathy handles phone inquiries, event & employment postings, database updates, A/R and various projects as assigned. 


Volunteer Staff

Tuesday Volunteer: Maureen Grimes (pictured above), Wednesday Volunteer: Pat Leppig, Thursday Volunteer: Ann Sowerby. Retired Monday Volunteer: Leslie Seaver.

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Chamber Board of Directors: Executive Members

2020 Board Chairman – Bob Anderson, Assistant Store Manager at Roth’s Fresh Market

2020 Chair Elect & Immediate Past Chair – Israel Aguirre, Owner of Drive Tech / formally Willamette Collision Center 

2020 Board Secretary – Jennifer Tiger, Owner & Attorney – Stayton Law

2020 Board Treasurer – Debbie Voepel, Branch Manager for Maps Credit Union, Stayton

Chamber Board of Directors: Directors

Director – Cory Dent, Owner of Stayton Tire & Automotive (Governmental Affairs)

Director – David Giglio, Partner – Skyline Video Production & North Sky Weddings (Govt Affairs)

Director – Beth Morey, Mortgage Lender – Landmark Professional Mortgage (Govt Affairs)

Director – Alan Kirby, Coordinator of College & Career Pathways – NSSD 29J (Technology)